festinar

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Borrowed from French festiner, or else from festino +‎ -ar. Compare Esperanto festeni.

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festinar (present tense festinas, past tense festinis, future tense festinos, imperative festinez, conditional festinus)

  1. (intransitive) to feast
  2. (intransitive) to banquet

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin festīnāre, present active infinitive of festīnō (I hurry).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /festiˈnaɾ/, [fes.t̪i.ˈnaɾ]

Verb[edit]

festinar (first-person singular present festino, first-person singular preterite festiné, past participle festinado)

  1. to speed up
  2. (transitive, Chile, Dominican Republic) to minimize, to downplay a matter or event
  3. (transitive, Ecuador) Synonym of malversar
  4. (transitive, dated, obsolete, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Honduras, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

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