See also: Festus

EsperantoEdit

VerbEdit

festus

  1. conditional of festi

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *fēs-tos, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁s-tos, from *dʰéh₁s (god, godhead, deity; sacred place). See also fānum and fēriae.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fēstus (feminine fēsta, neuter fēstum); first/second-declension adjective

  1. Of or pertaining to holidays; festive, festal, joyful, merry.

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative fēstus fēsta fēstum fēstī fēstae fēsta
Genitive fēstī fēstae fēstī fēstōrum fēstārum fēstōrum
Dative fēstō fēstō fēstīs
Accusative fēstum fēstam fēstum fēstōs fēstās fēsta
Ablative fēstō fēstā fēstō fēstīs
Vocative fēste fēsta fēstum fēstī fēstae fēsta

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: feast
  • French: fête
  • Italian: festo, festa
  • Portuguese: festo

ReferencesEdit

  • fēstus1 in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • festus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fēstus1 in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • festus in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • festus in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) , “fēriae”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, pages 212-213