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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French fête.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fête (plural fêtes)

  1. Alternative spelling of fete

VerbEdit

fête (third-person singular simple present fêtes, present participle fêting, simple past and past participle fêted)

  1. Alternative spelling of fete

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French feste, from Old French feste, from Late Latin fēsta, from the plural of Latin fēstum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fête f (plural fêtes)

  1. holiday
  2. party
  3. (Christianity) name day
  4. (Canada) birthday

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: fête
  • German: Fete

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 Late Latin fēsta, from the plural of Latin fēstum.

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

fête f (plural fêtes)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) holiday