festa

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See also: Festa, fèsta, and fešta

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

festa (plural festas)

  1. A public holiday or feast day in Italy, Portugal, etc.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan festa, from Late Latin fēsta, from the plural of Latin fēstum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

festa f (plural festes)

  1. celebration; party

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfesta/
  • Hyphenation: fest‧a
  • Rhymes: -esta

Adjective[edit]

festa (accusative singular festan, plural festaj, accusative plural festajn)

  1. festive

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

festa (third person singular past indicative festi, third person plural past indicative fest, supine fest)

  1. to fasten, to make fast

Usage notes[edit]

  • festa fót - make a settlement

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of festa (group v-9st)
infinitive festa
supine fest
participle (a5)1 festandi festur
present past
first singular festi festi
second singular festir festi
third singular festir festi
plural festa festu
imperative
singular fest!
plural festið!
1Only the past participle being declined.

Galician[edit]

San Sebastian's festa, Aldán, Galicia

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese festa, from Late Latin fēsta, from the plural of Latin fēstum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

festa f (plural festas)

  1. festival
    Synonyms: feira, festival
  2. party
    Synonym: esmorga
  3. holiday; festivity
    Synonyms: día de festa, día festivo, día santo

References[edit]

  • festa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • festa” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • festa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • festa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • festa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

festa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative festi, supine fest)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to fasten
  2. (transitive, with accusative) to determine, to fix, to settle

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

festa f (genitive singular festu, no plural)

  1. resoluteness, steadfastness

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin fēsta, from the plural of Latin fēstus (festive), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰh₁s-, zero-grade form of s-stem nouns derived from *dʰeh₁- (to do, put, place).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛs.ta/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛsta
  • Hyphenation: fè‧sta

Noun[edit]

festa f (plural feste)

  1. feast
  2. holiday (civil)
  3. (in the plural) holidays (British), vacation (US)
  4. fair (often in combination)

Descendants[edit]

  • Maltese: festa
  • Serbo-Croatian: fešta (or from Venetian)

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Italiot Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin festa (party, feast).

Noun[edit]

festa f

  1. party, feast

Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin fēsta, from the plural of Latin fēstum.

Noun[edit]

festa f (plural festes)

  1. (official) holiday

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the plural of fēstum. See main entry there for more.

Noun[edit]

fēsta f (genitive fēstae); first declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) party, feast
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fēsta fēstae
Genitive fēstae fēstārum
Dative fēstae fēstīs
Accusative fēstam fēstās
Ablative fēstā fēstīs
Vocative fēsta fēstae
Descendants[edit]

See descendants under fēstum.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

fēsta

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural of fēstum

Adjective[edit]

fēsta

  1. inflection of fēstus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Adjective[edit]

fēstā

  1. ablative feminine singular of fēstus

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian festa.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

festa f (plural festi)

  1. feast, celebration

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

festa

  1. inflection of feste:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse festa, from Proto-Germanic *fastijaną. Factitive of fast ((stead)fast).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • feste (e- and split infinitives)

Verb[edit]

festa (present tense festar or fester, past tense festa or feste, past participle festa or fest, present participle festande, imperative fest)

  1. to fasten, to make fast
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Etymology 2[edit]

From fest +‎ -a, the first part being derived from Latin festum.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • feste (e- and split infinitives)

Verb[edit]

festa (present tense festar, past tense festa, past participle festa, passive infinitive festast, present participle festande, imperative fest)

  1. to party

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

festa

  1. definite singular of fest f
  2. definite plural of feste n

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Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier fecht (occasion) +‎ -sa (this)

Adverb[edit]

festa

  1. now, forthwith
  2. henceforth
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

·festa

  1. second-person singular past subjunctive/conditional prototonic of ro·finnadar

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
·festa ·ḟesta ·festa
pronounced with /-v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fastijaną.

Verb[edit]

festa (past participle festr)

  1. to fasten
Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Participle[edit]

festa

  1. inflection of festr:
    1. strong feminine accusative singular
    2. strong masculine accusative plural
    3. weak masculine oblique singular
    4. weak feminine nominative singular
    5. weak neuter singular

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

festa f (genitive festu)

  1. bail, pledge
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

festa

  1. genitive plural indefinite of festr

References[edit]

  • festa in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese festa, from Late Latin fēsta, from the plural of Latin fēstum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

festa f (plural festas)

  1. party
    Vamos começar a festa.
    Let's get the party started.
    A festa acabou.
    The party's over.
  2. celebration
  3. festival
  4. (religion) feast

Descendants[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fest +‎ -a

Pronunciation[edit]

Homophone: fästa

Verb[edit]

festa (present festar, preterite festade, supine festat, imperative festa)

  1. to party (to celebrate at a party)

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