See also: fest, fêst, Fëst, and -fest

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German fëst, derived from Latin festum. Cognate with English feast, French fête, Italian festa.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fɛst/
  • Rhymes: -ɛst
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NounEdit

Fest n (genitive Festes or Fests, plural Feste)

  1. celebration, festival, party
    Synonyms: Feier, Fete, Party

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: fest
  • English: fest
  • Norwegian: fest
  • Swedish: fest

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Fest in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

Further readingEdit

  • Fest in Duden online

HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German fëst, derived from Latin festum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Fest n (plural Feste)

  1. party, festival
    Meer gehn uffs Fest.
    We're going to the party.

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