Fest

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See also: fest, fêst, Fëst, and -fest

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German fëst, derived from Latin festum. Cognate with English feast, French fête, Italian festa.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɛst/
  • Rhymes: -ɛst
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Noun[edit]

Fest n (genitive Festes or Fests, plural Feste)

  1. celebration, festival, party

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Fest in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

Further reading[edit]

  • Fest in Duden online

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German fëst, derived from Latin festum.

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Noun[edit]

Fest n (plural Feste)

  1. party, festival
    Meer gehn uff 's Fest.
    We're going to the party.

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