See also: fäste and Fäste

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse fasta, from Proto-Germanic *fastǭ (fast), cognate with German Fasten. Like the verb, derived from the adjective Proto-Germanic *fastuz (firm).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

faste c (singular definite fasten, plural indefinite faster)

  1. fast (abstain from food)
  2. (Christianity) Lent (period before Easter)
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse fasta, from Proto-Germanic *fastāną (to fast). Cognate with English fast and German fasten. Derived from the adjective Proto-Germanic *fastuz (firm).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

faste (imperative fast, infinitive at faste, present tense faster, past tense fastede, perfect tense har fastet)

  1. to fast (to go without food)

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

faste

  1. plural of fast

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fastus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

faste m (plural fastes)

  1. splendour; pomp

AdjectiveEdit

faste (plural fastes)

  1. auspicious

Further readingEdit

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GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

faste

  1. inflection of fasten:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Etymology 2Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaːstə/
  • Hyphenation: fas‧te

VerbEdit

faste

  1. inflection of fasen:
    1. first/third-person singular preterite
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive II

LatinEdit

NounEdit

fāste

  1. vocative singular of fāstus

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

faste

  1. definite singular of fast
  2. plural of fast

Etymology 2Edit

 
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From Old Norse fasta

NounEdit

faste f or m (definite singular fasta or fasten, indefinite plural faster, definite plural fastene)

  1. a fast (act or practice of abstaining from or eating very little food)

VerbEdit

faste (imperative fast, present tense faster, simple past and past participle fasta or fastet)

  1. to fast (abstain from food and drink for a certain period)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

faste

  1. definite singular of fast
  2. plural of fast

Etymology 2Edit

 
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From Old Norse fasta

NounEdit

faste f (definite singular fasta, indefinite plural faster, definite plural fastene)

  1. a fast (as above)

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PlautdietschEdit

VerbEdit

faste

  1. to fast

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

faste

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of fast.

AnagramsEdit