fête

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See also: fete, fetĕ, feţe, fêté, and Fete

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fête ‎(plural fêtes)

  1. Alternative spelling of fete

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French and Old French feste, from Vulgar Latin festa from Classical Latin festum

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɛːt/
    • (France, une fête) IPA: [yn ˈfɛt]
    • (Quebec, formal) IPA: [fɛˑt]
    • (Quebec, informal) IPA: [fɑɪ̯t]

Noun[edit]

fête f ‎(plural fêtes)

  1. holiday
  2. party
  3. (Canada) birthday

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

fête

  1. first-person singular present indicative of fêter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of fêter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of fêter
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of fêter
  5. second-person singular imperative of fêter

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French feste, from Vulgar Latin festa, from Classical Latin festum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fête f ‎(plural fêtes)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) holiday