Last modified on 17 March 2015, at 20:32

fête

See also: fete, fetĕ, feţe, fêté, and Fete

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fête (plural fêtes)

  1. Alternative spelling of fete

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French and Old French feste, from Vulgar Latin festa from Classical Latin festum

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fɛt/
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  • (Quebec, formal) IPA(key): [fɛːt]
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  • (Quebec, informal) IPA(key): [faɛ̯t]
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NounEdit

fête f (plural fêtes)

  1. holiday
  2. party
  3. (Canada) birthday

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

fête

  1. first-person singular present indicative of fêter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of fêter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of fêter
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of fêter
  5. second-person singular imperative of fêter

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NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French feste, from Vulgar Latin festa, from Classical Latin festum.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Jersey) IPA(key): /feit/
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NounEdit

fête f (plural fêtes)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) holiday