festival
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festival(
fehst
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ih
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vuhl
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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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festival
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of arts, music, drama)
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).
2. (public holiday)
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).
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festival [ˈfestɪvəl]
noun
(Rel) etc fiesta (f); (Mús) etc festival (m);
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festival
Listen to an audio pronunciation
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festival(
fehs
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tee
-
bahl
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (celebration)
a. festival
El festival de carnaval de la ciudad reúne a un público variopinto.The town's carnival festival brings together a motley crowd.
2. (cinema, theater, music)
a. festival
Todos los veranos hay un festival de teatro en el parque.There's a theater festival in the park every summer.
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festival
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. festival
festival de cinefilm festival
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festival
festival
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