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DanishEdit

NounEdit

vanter c

  1. indefinite plural of vante

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

vanter

  1. to praise, to vaunt
  2. (reflexive) to boast, brag

ConjugationEdit

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

vanter m

  1. indefinite plural of vante

Old FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Latin vānus (vain).

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

vanter

  1. to boast
    • circa 1180,, Chrétien de Troyes, Perceval ou le conte du Graal:
      La senestre, selonc l'estoire,
      senefie la vainne gloire
      qui vint de fause ypocrisie.
      Et la destre, que senefie ?
      Charité, qui de sa bone oevre
      pas ne se vante, ençois la coevre[.]
      They left, according to history
      Represents vainglory
      Which comes from false hypocrisy
      And the right, what does that represent?
      Charity, which does not
      boast about its good work
ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ts, *-tt are modified to z, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

vant (wind) +‎ -er.

VerbEdit

vanter (third-person singular forms only)

  1. (of the wind) to blow
DescendantsEdit