geola

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *jehwlą, *jeulō (Yule, Yule month), from Proto-Indo-European *yekə- (joke, play). Cognate with Old Norse jól (a midwinter festival), Gothic 𐌾𐌹𐌿𐌻𐌴𐌹𐍃 (jiuleis).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈjeːola/, /ˈjoːla/

Noun[edit]

ġēola, ġeōla m

  1. the Yule period of time, covering December and January

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