Other Word Forms of Festschrift
Origin of Festschrift
Borrowing from German Festschrift, from Fest (“festival, celebration”) + Schrift (“writing, something written”), the latter from Middle High German schrift, from Old High German scrift, from the Middle High German infinitive schrîben (compare schreiben), from Latin scribere, from Proto-Indo-European *skreybʰ-
German Fest festival fest Schrift writing (from Middle High German schrift) (from Old High German scrift) (from scrīban to write) (from Latin scrībere skrībh- in Indo-European roots)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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