See also: Feste and festë

EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfeste/
  • Hyphenation: fes‧te

AdverbEdit

feste

  1. festively

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

feste

  1. inflection of fest:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

feste f

  1. plural of festa

LatinEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fēste

  1. vocative masculine singular of fēstus

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French feste, from Late Latin festa < Latin festum.

NounEdit

feste

  1. feast

DescendantsEdit

  • English: feast

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

feste f (plural festes)

  1. party, celebration
  2. feast

DescendantsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse festa (sense 1), and from fest (sense 2)

VerbEdit

feste (imperative fest, present tense fester, passive festes, simple past and past participle festa or festet, present participle festende)

  1. to attach, fix (fasten), or fasten
  2. to celebrate, party, have a party

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (verb): festa (a-infinitive)

VerbEdit

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

  1. to affix, attach
  2. to fasten, secure
  3. (rare, dated) to betroth
Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

feste n (definite singular festet, indefinite plural feste, definite plural festa)

  1. an act of fastening, binding or attaching something to something else
  2. point of attachment, the place where something is connected or fastened to something else
    1. grip, hold
    2. (figuratively) a safe foundation, anchor
    3. a place where something or someone might get stuck
  3. a tool for fastening, binding or otherwise attaching something to something else
  4. handle (of a sword)
  5. (archaic) a betrothal
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From fest +‎ -e, the first part deriving form Latin festum.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. to party
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

ParticipleEdit

feste

  1. definite singular of fest
  2. plural of fest

ReferencesEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

feste f (oblique plural festes, nominative singular feste, nominative plural festes)

  1. party; celebration
  2. feast

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

feste

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of festar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of festar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of festar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of festar