faste

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See also: fäste and Fäste

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fasta, from Proto-Germanic *fastǭ (fast), cognate with German Fasten. Like the verb, derived from the adjective Proto-Germanic *fastuz (firm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faste c (singular definite fasten, plural indefinite faster)

  1. fast (abstain from food)
  2. (Christianity) Lent (period before Easter)
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse fasta, from Proto-Germanic *fastāną (to fast). Cognate with English fast and German fasten. Derived from the adjective Proto-Germanic *fastuz (firm).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

faste (imperative fast, infinitive at faste, present tense faster, past tense fastede, perfect tense har fastet)

  1. to fast (to go without food)

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

faste

  1. plural of fast

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fastus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faste m (plural fastes)

  1. splendour; pomp

Adjective[edit]

faste (plural fastes)

  1. auspicious

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

faste

  1. inflection of fasten:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaːstə/
  • Hyphenation: fas‧te

Verb[edit]

faste

  1. inflection of fasen:
    1. first/third-person singular preterite
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive II

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fāste

  1. vocative singular of fāstus

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

faste

  1. definite singular of fast
  2. plural of fast

Etymology 2[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

From Old Norse fasta

Noun[edit]

faste f or m (definite singular fasta or fasten, indefinite plural faster, definite plural fastene)

  1. a fast (act or practice of abstaining from or eating very little food)

Verb[edit]

faste (imperative fast, present tense faster, simple past and past participle fasta or fastet)

  1. to fast (abstain from food and drink for a certain period)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

faste

  1. definite singular of fast
  2. plural of fast

Etymology 2[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

From Old Norse fasta

Noun[edit]

faste f (definite singular fasta, indefinite plural faster, definite plural fastene)

  1. a fast (as above)

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Plautdietsch[edit]

Verb[edit]

faste

  1. to fast

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

faste

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of fast.

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