jól

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See also: jol and jöl

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jól, cognate with Danish, Norwegian, Swedish jul, Icelandic jól, Old English geōl and English Yule, from Proto-Germanic *jehwlą, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *yekə- (joke, play).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jól n pl (plurale tantum, genitive plural jóla)

  1. Christmas
  2. Yule

Declension[edit]

Declension of jól (plural only)
n3p plural
indefinite definite
nominative jól jólini
accusative jól jólini
dative jólum jólunum
genitive jóla jólanna

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Lexicalization of (good) +‎ -l (adverb-of-manner suffix).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈjoːl]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oːl

Adverb[edit]

jól (comparative jobban, superlative legjobban)

  1. well, fine
    A: Hogy vagy? B: Köszönöm, jól.A: How are you? B: Fine, thank you.

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words
Expressions

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN   (See also its second, revised, expanded edition published in 2021: →ISBN)
  2. ^ Eőry, Vilma. Értelmező szótár+ (’Explanatory Dictionary Plus’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2007. →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • jól in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jól, from Proto-Germanic *jehwlą, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *yekə- (joke, play).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jól n pl (plurale tantum)

  1. Christmas, Noel
  2. Yule

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *jehwlą, *jeulō, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *yekə- (joke, play).

Noun[edit]

jól n pl (genitive jóla)

  1. yule, midwinter season

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: jól
  • Faroese: jól
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: jol
  • Old Swedish: iūl
  • Old Danish: iūl
    • Danish: jul
      • Norwegian Bokmål: jul
        • Norwegian Nynorsk: jul (partially from an earlier East Nordic borrowing)
      • German: Jul
      • Greenlandic: juulli
  • Finnish: joulu (via early plural *jǫulu or *jólu)
  • Ingrian: Joulu
  • Estonian: jõulud
  • ? Old French: jolif (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  • jól in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.