festival

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French festival, from Late Latin fēstīvālis, from Latin fēstīvus ‎(festive).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

festival ‎(comparative more festival, superlative most festival)

  1. Pertaining to a feast or feast-day. (Now only as the noun used attributively.)
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.iii:
      the temple of the Gods [...] / Whom all the people decke with girlands greene, / And honour in their festiuall resort [...].

NounEdit

festival ‎(plural festivals)

  1. An event or community gathering, usually staged by a local community, which centers on some theme, sometimes on some unique aspect of the community.
  2. In mythology, a set of celebrations in the honour of a god.

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CatalanEdit

NounEdit

festival m ‎(plural festivals)

  1. festival

CzechEdit

NounEdit

festival m

  1. festival (an event or community gathering)

External linksEdit

  • festival in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • festival in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DutchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French festival, from Late Latin fēstīvālis, from Latin fēstīvus ‎(festive).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fes‧ti‧val

NounEdit

festival n ‎(plural festivals, diminutive festivalletje n)

  1. festival

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

festival m ‎(plural festivals)

  1. festival

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English festival.

NounEdit

festival m ‎(invariable)

  1. festival
  2. worker's festival

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From Latin festivalis, via English festival

NounEdit

festival m ‎(definite singular festivalen, indefinite plural festivaler, definite plural festivalene)

  1. a festival

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

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Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Latin festivalis, via English festival

NounEdit

festival m ‎(definite singular festivalen, indefinite plural festivalar, definite plural festivalane)

  1. a festival

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English festival.

NounEdit

festival m (plural festivais)

  1. festival

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NounEdit

festìvāl m ‎(Cyrillic spelling фестѝва̄л)

  1. festival

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

festival m ‎(plural festivales)

  1. festival

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French festival.

NounEdit

festival ‎(definite accusative festivalı, plural festivallar)

  1. festival

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