jour

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From Old French jor, jorn, from Latin diurnum, neuter of the adjective diurnus (of the day). Cognate with diēs (day).

Noun[edit]

jour m (plural jours)

  1. day
    • 1837, Louis Viardot, L’Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manchefr.Wikisource, translation of El ingenioso hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, Chapter III:
      L’aube du jour commençait à poindre quand don Quichotte sortit de l’hôtellerie, si content, si glorieux, si plein de ravissement de se voir armé chevalier, que sa joie en faisait tressaillir jusqu’aux sangles de son cheval.
      The dawn of the day was beginning to break when Don Quixote left the inn, so content, so glorious, so full of ravishment of seeing himself armed a knight, that his joy made him tremble all the way to the girths of his horse.
  2. daylight, light
  3. opening, aperture

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Guernésiais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French jor, from Latin diurnum, neuter of the adjective diurnus (of the day).

Noun[edit]

jour m (plural jours)

  1. day

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Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French jor, from Latin diurnum, neuter of the adjective diurnus (of the day).

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jour m (plural jours)

  1. day

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Noun[edit]

jour m (plural jours)

  1. (Mistralian) day