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Fest may refer to:

  • Joachim Fest (1926 - 2006), German historian and journalist.

The term Fest can mean:

The abbreviation FEST can stand for

FEST is a testing framework, Fixtures for Easy Software Testing

FEST is also a name of the Belgrade film festival

Fest is also the Danish/German/Norwegian/Swedish word for party.


Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also Fest, and -fest

Contents

English

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Etymology

German Festival (festival)

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
fest

Plural
fests

fest (plural fests)

  1. (in combination) A gathering for a specified reason or occasion

Related terms

Translations

Anagrams


Danish

Etymology

From German Fest, from Latin fēstum (holiday, festival, banquet, feast).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /fɛst/, [fɛsd̥]

Noun

fest c. (singular definite festen, plural indefinite fester)

  1. party
  2. celebration
  3. festival
  4. feast
  5. fête

Inflection


German

Etymology

Old High German festi. Cognate to English fast (secure).

Adjective

fest (comparative fester, superlative am festesten)

  1. firm
  2. compact; hard
  3. fixed; rigid

Declension

See also


Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈfɛʃt/

Verb

fest

  1. paint

Derived terms


Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

Inflection for fest Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Base form fest festen fester festerna
Possessive form fests festens festers festernas

fest c.

  1. party, celebration

Derived terms


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