joya

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Old Provençal[edit]

Noun[edit]

joya f (oblique plural joyas, nominative singular joya, nominative plural joyas)

  1. Alternative form of joia.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French joie, alternative form of jouel (source of modern joyau and Spanish joyel), from Latin jocus.

Noun[edit]

joya f (plural joyas)

  1. jewellery, jewelry
  2. jewel
  3. gem; treasure

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