See also: veté, vête, vetë, and větě

Albanian

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Etymology

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Originally from *wem suffixed with te, from Proto-Albanian *wadmi, from Proto-Indo-European *weh₂dʰ-. Also cognate to English wade, Old Armenian գամ (gam, to come), Latin vadō (to go, walk).[1]

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vete (aorist vajta, participle vajtur)

  1. (Tosk, Arbëresh) to go

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  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir E. (1998) “vete”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, →ISBN, page 502

Further reading

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  • vete”, in FGJSH: Fjalor i gjuhës shqipe [Dictionary of the Albanian language] (in Albanian), 2006

Dutch

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Etymology

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From Middle Dutch vete, from Old Dutch *faitha, from Proto-West Germanic *faihiþu.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈveː.tə/
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  • Hyphenation: ve‧te

Noun

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vete f (plural vetes or veten, diminutive vetetje n)

  1. feud

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Estonian

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Noun

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vete

  1. genitive plural of vesi

Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology 1

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From Old Norse viti.

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Noun

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vete m (definite singular veten, indefinite plural vetar, definite plural vetane)

  1. a beacon
  2. a hilltop where a beacon stands or has stood
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Etymology 2

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vete (present tense veit, past tense visste, past participle visst, passive infinitive vetast, present participle vetande, imperative vet)

  1. Alternative form of vita

Portuguese

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vete

  1. inflection of vetar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Spanish

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈbete/ [ˈbe.t̪e]
  • Rhymes: -ete
  • Syllabification: ve‧te

Verb

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vete

  1. second-person singular imperative of ir combined with te
  2. inflection of ver:
    1. second-person singular imperative combined with te
    2. second-person singular voseo imperative combined with te
  3. inflection of vetar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Swedish

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Etymology 1

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From Old Norse hveiti, from Proto-Germanic *hwaitijaz, from *hwītaz (white).

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Noun

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vete n

  1. wheat
Declension
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Declension of vete 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative vete vetet
Genitive vetes vetets
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Etymology 2

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (in certain phrases) /vɛtɛ/, /²veːtɛ/

Verb

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vete

  1. (dated) subjunctive of veta
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