festa 1 (long stem) “fasten”

“hang; memorize; promise, commit to; engage to be married”

transitive/impersonal transitive (acc)

active voice
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek festi 1pl vér festum 1sg ek festa 1pl vér festim
2sg þú festir 2pl þér festið 2sg þú festir 2pl þér festið
3sg hon festir 3pl þau festa 3sg hon festi 3pl þau festi
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek festa 1pl vér festum 1sg ek festa 1pl vér festim
2sg þú festir 2pl þér festuð 2sg þú festir 2pl þér festið
3sg hon festi 3pl þau festu 3sg hon festi 3pl þau festi
preterite infinitive festu
past participle f. fest m. festr n. fest
imperative 2sg fest 1pl festum 2pl festið
middle voice: festask “stick to; gain a foothold; grow strong, intense”
present indicative present subjunctive
1sg ek festumk 1pl vér festumk 1sg ek festumk 1pl vér festimk
2sg þú festisk 2pl þér feszk 2sg þú festisk 2pl þér festizk
3sg hon festisk 3pl þau festask 3sg hon festisk 3pl þau festisk
preterite indicative preterite subjunctive
1sg ek festumk 1pl vér festumk 1sg ek festumk 1pl vér festimk
2sg þú festisk 2pl þér festuzk 2sg þú festisk 2pl þér festizk
3sg hon festisk 3pl þau festusk 3sg hon festisk 3pl þau festisk
past participle n. feszk
imperative 2sg fezk 1pl festumk 2pl festizk

PG *fastijaną, OE fæstan 1, ME fasten. Cf. ON fastna 2 “confirm by feast; engage,” in turn cognate with OE fæstnian 2, ME fastnen, MnE fasten.

consonant clusters

Corpus search: present active / preterite active / present reflexive / preterite reflexive

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