aujourd'hui

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French auiourd'huy; univerbation of au +‎ jour +‎ de +‎ hui, literally on the day of today; since hui comes from Latin hodie, the phrase literally means "on the day of this day".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /o.ʒuʁ.d‿ɥi/, (sometimes proscribed) /o.ʒɔʁ.d‿ɥi/
  • IPA(key): (Louisiana) /o.ʒɔ(ɾ).d‿ɥɪ/, /a.ʒɔ(ɾ).d‿ɥi/
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Adverb[edit]

aujourd'hui

  1. today
  2. nowadays

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Descendants[edit]

  • Réunion Creole French: zordi, jordu, zordu
  • Saint Dominican Creole French: jordy

Noun[edit]

aujourd'hui m (uncountable)

  1. today

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