joia

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Provençal joia, from Late Latin gaudia, plural of the Classical Latin gaudium (joy).

Noun[edit]

joia f (plural joies)

  1. joy
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From joiell, from Old French joiel, from Vulgar Latin *jocale, from Latin iocus (game; playing; joke).

Noun[edit]

joia f (plural joies)

  1. jewel
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal joia, from Late Latin gaudia, plural of the Classical Latin gaudium (joy).

Noun[edit]

joia f (plural joias)

  1. joy

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese joya, from Old French joie (modern joyau), from Vulgar Latin *jocale, from Latin jocus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

joia f (plural joias)

  1. jewel