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.

Noun[edit]

festa f (plural festes)

  1. celebration; party

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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

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Galician[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 (social gathering)
  2. holiday (day free of work)

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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

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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/, [ˈfɛs̪t̪ä]
  • (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]

Anagrams[edit]


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[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

fēsta f (genitive fēstae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin) party
  2. (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin) feast

Declension[edit]

First declension.

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.

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]

Borrowed from Italian festa.

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

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[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.

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

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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)

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