festum

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Substantive from fēstus (feast-like; festive).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fēstum n (genitive fēstī); second declension

  1. a holiday, festival
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Lactantius to this entry?)
  2. a banquet, feast

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fēstum fēsta
Genitive fēstī fēstōrum
Dative fēstō fēstīs
Accusative fēstum fēsta
Ablative fēstō fēstīs
Vocative fēstum fēsta

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Italo-Dalmatian
    • Corsican: festa
    • Dalmatian: fiasta
    • Italian: festa
      • Maltese: festa
      • Serbo-Croatian: fešta (or from Venetian)
    • Sicilian: festa
  • Old French: feste
  • Old Occitan: festa
  • Rhaeto-Romance
  • Venetian: festa
    • Serbo-Croatian: fešta (or from Italian)
  • West Iberian
    • Asturian: fiesta
    • Old Portuguese: festa
      • Galician: festa
      • Portuguese: festa (see there for further descendants)
    • Spanish: fiesta (see there for further descendants)
Borrowings

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