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.

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin festa < Latin festum.

Noun[edit]

festa f (plural festes)

  1. celebration; party

Derived terms[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfesta/
  • Hyphenation: fes‧ta

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

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • festa fót - make a settlement

Galician[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

festa f (plural festas)

  1. party (social gathering)
  2. holiday (day free of work)

Synonyms[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fēsta, feminine form of fēstus (festive), ultimatey 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/, [ˈfɛs̪t̪ä]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛsta
  • Stress: fèsta
  • Hyphenation: fe‧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)

Anagrams[edit]


Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin festa, from Latin festa, plural of festum.

Noun[edit]

festa f (plural festes)

  1. (official) holiday

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fēsta

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

fēstā

  1. ablative feminine singular of fēstus

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

festa

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

Old Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

·festa

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese festa, from Vulgar Latin festa < Latin festum.

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

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to party (to celebrate at a party)

Conjugation[edit]