See also: Festa, fèsta, and fešta

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

festa (plural festas)

  1. A public holiday or feast day in Italy, Portugal, etc.

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan festa, from Late Latin fēsta, from the plural of Latin fēstum.

NounEdit

festa f (plural festes)

  1. celebration; party

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfesta/
  • Hyphenation: fest‧a
  • Rhymes: -esta

AdjectiveEdit

festa (accusative singular festan, plural festaj, accusative plural festajn)

  1. festive

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

festa (third person singular past indicative festi, third person plural past indicative fest, supine fest)

  1. to fasten, to make fast

Usage notesEdit

  • festa fót - make a settlement

ConjugationEdit


GalicianEdit

 
San Sebastian's festa, Aldán, Galicia

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese festa, from Late Latin fēsta, from the plural of Latin fēstum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

festa f (plural festas)

  1. festival
    Synonyms: feira, festival
  2. party
    Synonym: esmorga
  3. holiday; festivity
    Synonyms: día de festa, día festivo, día santo

ReferencesEdit

  • festa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • festa” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • festa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • festa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • festa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

festa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative festi, supine fest)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to fasten
  2. (transitive, with accusative) to determine, to fix, to settle

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

festa f (genitive singular festu, no plural)

  1. resoluteness, steadfastness

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin fēsta, from the plural of Latin fēstus (festive), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *dʰh₁s-, zero-grade form of s-stem nouns derived from *dʰeh₁- (to do, put, place).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɛs.ta/, [ˈfɛs̪t̪ä]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛsta
  • Hyphenation: fè‧sta

NounEdit

festa f (plural feste)

  1. feast
  2. holiday (civil)
  3. (in the plural) holidays (British), vacation (US)
  4. fair (often in combination)

DescendantsEdit

  • Maltese: festa
  • Serbo-Croatian: fešta (or from Venetian)

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LadinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin fēsta, from the plural of Latin fēstum.

NounEdit

festa f (plural festes)

  1. (official) holiday

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the plural of fēstum. See main entry there for more.

NounEdit

fēsta f (genitive fēstae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin) party
  2. (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin) feast

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fēsta fēstae
Genitive fēstae fēstārum
Dative fēstae fēstīs
Accusative fēstam fēstās
Ablative fēstā fēstīs
Vocative fēsta fēstae

DescendantsEdit

See descendants under fēstum.

AdjectiveEdit

fēsta

  1. inflection of fēstus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

AdjectiveEdit

fēstā

  1. ablative feminine singular of fēstus

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian festa.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

festa f (plural festi)

  1. feast, celebration

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

festa

  1. inflection of feste:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse festa, from Proto-Germanic *fastijaną. Factitive of fast ((stead)fast).

Alternative formsEdit

  • feste (e- and split infinitives)

VerbEdit

festa (present tense festar or fester, past tense festa or feste, past participle festa or fest, present participle festande, imperative fest)

  1. to fasten, to make fast
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From fest +‎ -a, the first part being derived from Latin festum.

Alternative formsEdit

  • feste (e- and split infinitives)

VerbEdit

festa (present tense festar, past tense festa, past participle festa, passive infinitive festast, present participle festande, imperative fest)

  1. to party

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

festa

  1. definite singular of fest f
  2. definite plural of feste n

ReferencesEdit

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Old IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From earlier fecht (occasion) +‎ -sa (this)

AdverbEdit

festa

  1. now, forthwith
  2. henceforth
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

·festa

  1. second-person singular past subjunctive/conditional prototonic of ro·finnadar

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
·festa ·ḟesta ·festa
pronounced with /-v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *fastijaną.

VerbEdit

festa (past participle festr)

  1. to fasten
ConjugationEdit
DescendantsEdit

ParticipleEdit

festa

  1. inflection of festr:
    1. strong feminine accusative singular
    2. strong masculine accusative plural
    3. weak masculine oblique singular
    4. weak feminine nominative singular
    5. weak neuter singular

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

festa f (genitive festu)

  1. bail, pledge
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

NounEdit

festa

  1. genitive plural indefinite of festr

ReferencesEdit

  • festa in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese festa, from Late Latin fēsta, from the plural of Latin fēstum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

festa f (plural festas)

  1. party
    Vamos começar a festa.
    Let's get the party started.
    A festa acabou.
    The party's over.
  2. celebration
  3. festival
  4. (religion) feast

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

fest +‎ -a

VerbEdit

festa (present festar, preterite festade, supine festat, imperative festa)

  1. to party (to celebrate at a party)

ConjugationEdit

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