feste

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See also: Feste and festë

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfeste/
  • Hyphenation: fes‧te

Adverb[edit]

feste

  1. festively

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

feste

  1. inflection of fest:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

feste f

  1. plural of festa

Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fēste

  1. vocative masculine singular of fēstus

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French feste, from Late Latin festa < Latin festum.

Noun[edit]

feste

  1. feast

Descendants[edit]

  • English: feast

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French feste, from Late Latin fēsta, from the plural of Latin fēstum.

Noun[edit]

feste f (plural festes)

  1. party, celebration
  2. feast

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse festa (sense 1), and from fest (sense 2)

Verb[edit]

feste (imperative fest, present tense fester, passive festes, simple past and past participle festa or festet, present participle festende)

  1. to attach, fix (fasten), or fasten
  2. to celebrate, party, have a party

Derived terms[edit]

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (verb): festa (a-infinitive)

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to affix, attach
  2. to fasten, secure
  3. (rare, dated) to betroth
Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

feste n (definite singular festet, indefinite plural feste, definite plural festa)

  1. an act of fastening, binding or attaching something to something else
  2. point of attachment, the place where something is connected or fastened to something else
    1. grip, hold
    2. (figuratively) a safe foundation, anchor
    3. a place where something or someone might get stuck
  3. a tool for fastening, binding or otherwise attaching something to something else
  4. handle (of a sword)
  5. (archaic) a betrothal
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From fest +‎ -e, the first part deriving form Latin festum.

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to party
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Participle[edit]

feste

  1. definite singular of fest
  2. plural of fest

References[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

feste f (oblique plural festes, nominative singular feste, nominative plural festes)

  1. party; celebration
  2. feast

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

feste

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of festar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of festar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of festar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of festar