festival

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French festival, from Late Latin fēstīvālis, from Latin fēstīvus (festive).

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Adjective[edit]

festival (comparative more festival, superlative most festival)

  1. Pertaining to a feast or feast-day. (Now only as the noun used attributively.)
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.iii:
      the temple of the Gods [...] / Whom all the people decke with girlands greene, / And honour in their festiuall resort [...].

Noun[edit]

festival (plural festivals)

  1. An event or community gathering, usually staged by a local community, which centers on some theme, sometimes on some unique aspect of the community.
  2. In mythology, a set of celebrations in the honour of a god.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

festival m

  1. festival (an event or community gathering)

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

festival m (plural festivals)

  1. festival

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English festival.

Noun[edit]

festival m (invariable)

  1. festival
  2. worker's festival

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English festival.

Noun[edit]

festival m (plural festivais)

  1. festival

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

festìvāl m (Cyrillic spelling фестѝва̄л)

  1. festival

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

festival m (plural festivales)

  1. festival

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French festival.

Noun[edit]

festival

  1. festival

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