See also: festus

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From fēstus (joyful, merry).

Proper nounEdit

Festus

  1. A city in Missouri.
  2. A male given name from Latin.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From fēstus (joyful, merry).

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Fēstus m sg (genitive Fēstī); second declension

  1. A Roman cognomen — famously held by:
    1. Sextus Pompeius Festus, a Roman grammarian

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Fēstus
Genitive Fēstī
Dative Fēstō
Accusative Fēstum
Ablative Fēstō
Vocative Fēste

ReferencesEdit

  • Festus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Festus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette