fête

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

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French fête

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): /fɛːt/
    • (France, Paris, une fête) IPA: [yn ˈfɛtʰ]
    • (Canada, Estrie, une fête) IPA: [ʏn ˈfæ̈ɪ̯tʰ]
    • (Canada, Abitibi, informal) IPA: [fɑɪ̯tʰ]
    • (Canada, Ottawa, informal) IPA: [faɪ̯tʰ]

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

NounEdit

fête f ‎(plural fêtes)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) holiday
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