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
  2. ^ Eőry, Vilma. Értelmező szótár+ (’Explanatory Dictionary Plus’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2007. →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:
    Bokmål: jul
    Nynorsk: jul, jol
  • Old Swedish: iūl
  • Old Danish: iūl
  • 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.