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"Fest" is a noun which is often translated as "el festival", and "festival" is a noun which is also often translated as "el festival". Learn more about the difference between "fest" and "festival" below.
fest
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(general)
a. el festival
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The local music fest is always well attended.Al festival de música local siempre asiste mucha gente.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (celebration)
a. el festival
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The city hosts a festival every year showcasing Wagner's operas.La ciudad monta un festival anual de la ópera de Wagner.
2. (religious)
a. la festividad
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Holi is a Hindu festival celebrating the arrival of spring.Holi es una festividad hindú que celebra la llegada de la primavera.
b. la fiesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We celebrate several religious festivals in May.Celebramos varias fiestas religiosas en mayo.
3. (party)
a. el festival
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The school festival will take place in June.El festival de la escuela tendrá lugar en junio.
b. la fiesta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The neighborhood festival is scheduled for next Saturday.La fiesta del barrio está prevista para el próximo sábado.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (related to a festival)
a. festivo
There was a festival atmosphere in the whole town after the parade.En toda la ciudad se respiraba un ambiente festivo después del desfile.
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