See also: VEN, Ven., veň, vén, vẽn, věn, -vén, ven., and vẹn

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ven

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Venda.

English

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Adjective

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ven (not comparable)

  1. Abbreviation of venerable.

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Catalan

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Verb

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ven

  1. inflection of vendre:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Czech

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Etymology

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Inherited from Old Czech ven, from Proto-Slavic *vъnъ.

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  • IPA(key): [ˈvɛn]
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ven

  1. out, outwards
    Antonym: dovnitř
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  • ven in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • ven in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • ven in Internetová jazyková příručka

Dalmatian

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Etymology

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From Latin vīnum.

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ven m

  1. wine

Danish

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Etymology

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From Old Norse vinr, from Proto-Norse ᚹᛁᚾᛁᛉ (winiʀ), from Proto-Germanic *winiz, cognate with Swedish vän. rom Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- (to seek, desire, love, win).

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ven c (singular definite vennen, plural indefinite venner)

  1. friend
  2. (dated) boyfriend (a male lover)

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Dutch

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Etymology

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From Middle Dutch venne, from Old Dutch *feni, from Proto-Germanic *fanją (compare English fen). Doublet of veen.

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ven n (plural vennen, diminutive vennetje n)

  1. mere, a small shallow lake or pond

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Galician

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Etymology 1

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Inflected form of ver (to see).

Verb

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ven

  1. third-person plural present indicative of ver

Etymology 2

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Inflected form of venir (to come).

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ven

  1. second-person singular imperative of vir

Haitian Creole

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Numeral

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ven

  1. twenty

Middle English

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Noun

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ven

  1. (Southern) Alternative form of fen

Norwegian Bokmål

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Etymology

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From Old Norse vænn (which gives hope about).

Adjective

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ven (neuter singular vent, definite singular and plural vene, comparative venere, indefinite superlative venest, definite superlative veneste)

  1. beautiful

Usage notes

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Used in folklore and poetic language primarily.

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology 1

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From Old Norse vinr, from Proto-Germanic *winiz, from the Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- (to seek, desire, love, win). Related to Latin venus (beauty).

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ven m (definite singular venen, indefinite plural vener or venar, definite plural venene or venane)

  1. friend
    Han er venen min.
    He’s my friend.
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Etymology 2

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From Old Norse vænn (which gives hope about).

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ven (neuter vent, definite singular and plural vene, comparative venare, indefinite superlative venast, definite superlative venaste)

  1. beautiful
    Synonym: vakker
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Etymology 3

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Verb

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ven

  1. present tense of venja
  2. imperative of venja

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Old Norse

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Verb

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ven

  1. first-person singular present indicative active of venja
  2. second-person singular present imperative active of venja

Old Occitan

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Etymology

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Latin ventus. Gallo-Romance cognate with Old French vent.

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ven m (oblique plural vens, nominative singular vens, nominative plural ven)

  1. wind (movement of air)

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Serbo-Croatian

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ven (Cyrillic spelling вен)

  1. (Kajkavian) that one
    Synonym: onaj
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Spanish

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈben/ [ˈbẽn]
  • Rhymes: -en
  • Syllabification: ven

Etymology 1

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Verb

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ven

  1. second-person singular imperative of venir

Etymology 2

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Verb

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ven

  1. third-person plural present indicative of ver

Swedish

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Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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From Latin vena; cognate to English vein.

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ven c

  1. a vein
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Declension of ven 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ven venen vener venerna
Genitive vens venens veners venernas
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Etymology 2

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Germanic; see English whin.

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Noun

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ven c

  1. bentgrass, grass of the genus Agrostis

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  • Fredrik Tamm, Etymologisk svensk ordbok, volume 1

Etymology 3

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

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ven

  1. past indicative of vina

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Veps

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Etymology

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From Proto-Finnic *vëëno. Cognates include Finnish vieno.

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ven

  1. quiet, calm, still
  2. slow, sluggish
  3. mild, moderate, temperate

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Inflection of ven (inflection type 1/ilo)
nominative sing. ven
genitive sing. venon
partitive sing. venod
partitive plur. venoid
singular plural
nominative ven venod
accusative venon venod
genitive venon venoiden
partitive venod venoid
essive-instructive venon venoin
translative venoks venoikš
inessive venos venoiš
elative venospäi venoišpäi
illative venoho venoihe
adessive venol venoil
ablative venolpäi venoilpäi
allative venole venoile
abessive venota venoita
comitative venonke venoidenke
prolative venodme venoidme
approximative I venonno venoidenno
approximative II venonnoks venoidennoks
egressive venonnopäi venoidennopäi
terminative I venohosai venoihesai
terminative II venolesai venoilesai
terminative III venossai
additive I venohopäi venoihepäi
additive II venolepäi venoilepäi

Vietnamese

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Etymology 1

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Non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese (edge; border; side, SV: biên). Doublet of biên. Attested in Phật thuyết đại báo phụ mẫu ân trọng kinh (佛說大報父母恩重經) as 多边 (多邊 (MC ta pen)) (modern SV: đa biên).

Noun

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ven (𫑊)

  1. shore; bank; side
    vùng ven biểncoastal area

Etymology 2

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Borrowed from French veine.

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ven

  1. (anatomy, colloquial) vein
    Synonym: tĩnh mạch
    bắt ven
    to find a vein (for injection)

Volapük

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ven

  1. when
    • 1937, “‚Johann Martin Schleyer’”, in Volapükagased pro Nedänapükans, page 34:
      Ven älabom lifayelis lul äprimom ad golön lü jul.
      When he was five years old, he started going to school.
    • 1952, Arie de Jong, Diatek nulik: Gospul ma ‚Matthaeus’. Kapit: I:
      Ven nu Yesus pimotom, tö ‚Bethlehem’ in Yudän timü hireg: ‚Herodes’, ekö! sapans anik se lofüdän äkömoms ini ‚Hierusalem’.
      After Jesus had been born at Bethlehem in Judaea during the reign of King Herod, suddenly some wise men came to Jerusalem from the east.

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Etymology

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From Middle English fen, from Old English fenn, from Proto-West Germanic *fani.

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Noun

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ven

  1. dirt

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  • Jacob Poole (d. 1827) (before 1828) William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, published 1867, page 75

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ven

  1. thing

References

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  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 41