festeggiare

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From festa (holiday, celebration) +‎ -eggiare (verb-forming suffix). Cognate with French festoyer, Piedmontese festegé, Friulian festezâ, Sicilian fistijari, Spanish, Catalan, Occitan, and Portuguese festejar, Old Spanish festear.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fes.tedˈd͡ʒa.re/
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  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: fe‧steg‧già‧re

VerbEdit

festeggiàre (first-person singular present festéggio, first-person singular past historic festeggiài, past participle festeggiàto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive) to celebrate
  2. (transitive) to welcome warmly
  3. (intransitive) to celebrate, to party [auxiliary avere]
  4. (intransitive) to celebrate, to show joy [auxiliary avere]

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