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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vantroː/, [ˈvanˌtˢʁ̥oːˀ]

Etymology 1Edit

From van- (mis-, un-) +‎ tro (belief), from Old Norse vantrú. Cognates with Icelandic vantrú (disbelief; lack of confidence).

NounEdit

vantro c (singular definite vantroen, not used in plural form)

  1. disbelief
  2. unbelief
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Etymology 2Edit

From van- (mis-, un-) +‎ tro (belief), from Old Norse vantrúr.

AdjectiveEdit

vantro (neuter vantro, plural and definite singular attributive vantro)

  1. incredulous, unbelieving
    Efter hans ultraseje stunt stirrede de vantro på ham.
    After his totally sick stunt, they stared at him incredulously.
  2. (also nominally) unbelieving, infidel (not accepting a particular faith; without religious faith)
    Imamen sagde til børnene, at de ikke skulle lege med de vantro.
    The imam told the children not to play with the infidels.
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