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.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fēstum fēsta
genitive fēstī fēstōrum
dative fēstō fēstīs
accusative fēstum fēsta
ablative fēstō fēstīs
vocative fēstum fēsta

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References[edit]

  • festum in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • festum in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “festum”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • festum” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to keep, celebrate a festival: diem festum agere (of an individual)
    • to keep, celebrate a festival: diem festum celebrare (of a larger number)