journée

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

jour +‎ -ée or from Old French jornee, from Medieval Latin diurnata (a day's work, a day's journey, a fixed day, a day), from Latin diurnus (daily), from diēs (day). Compare Italian giornata, Spanish and Occitan jornada.

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Noun[edit]

journée f (plural journées)

  1. day
  2. daytime

Usage notes[edit]

  • Jour and journée are very synonymous, however, with the distinction that jour connotes more the length of time and journée connotes also the events and/or activities during that length of time.

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French jornee (compare French journée), from Medieval Latin diurnāta (a day's work, a day's journey, a fixed day, a day), from Latin diurnus (daily), from diēs (day).

Noun[edit]

journée f (plural journées)

  1. (Jersey) day