jol

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See also: Jol, jól, jòl, jöl, Jöl, joł, and -joł

English

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Etymology

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Shortened from jolly?

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Noun

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jol (plural jols)

  1. (South Africa, slang) A party.
    • 2012, Nadine Gordimer, No Time Like the Present, Bloomsbury, published 2013, page 249:
      —Oh sure, high spirits, a jol that went a bit over the top.
    • 2020 September 2, “More sex in Stellies with Eva Mazza”, in Sunday Times[1]:
      I had a jol observing the Friday mix at the Radisson RED’s Roof Bar and the engagement between the patrons, especially between the older men and younger women.

Verb

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jol (third-person singular simple present jols, present participle jolling or joling, simple past and past participle jolled or joled)

  1. (South Africa, slang) to party

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Dutch

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Etymology

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Possibly from Low German and Middle Low German jolle (dinghy), possibly ultimately from a Proto-Germanic derivative of Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewlos (tube), see also Lithuanian aulas, Norwegian aul, Hittite [script needed] (auli-, tube-shaped organ in the neck), Albanian hollë, Latin alvus.[1]

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Noun

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jol f (plural jollen, diminutive jolletje n)

  1. yawl

References

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  1. ^ Pokorny, Julius (1959) chapter 205, in Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume 1, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 205

Karaim

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Etymology

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From Proto-Turkic *yōl. Cognate to Karachay-Balkar джол (col), Kumyk ёл (yol), Crimean Tatar yol, Urum йол (yol), etc.

Noun

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jol

  1. way, road

References

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  • N. A. Baskakov, S.M. Šapšala, editor (1973), “jol”, in Karaimsko-Russko-Polʹskij Slovarʹ [Karaim-Russian-Polish Dictionary], Moscow: Moskva, →ISBN

Karakalpak

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Etymology

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From Proto-Turkic *yōl.

Noun

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jol

  1. way, road

References

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  • N. A. Baskakov, editor (1958), “жол”, in Karakalpaksko-Russkij Slovarʹ [Karakalpak-Russian Dictionary], Moscow: Akademija Nauk Uzbekskoj SSR, →ISBN

Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology 1

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From Old Norse jóll, jóli, whence also Faroese jólur and Icelandic njóli (< hvannjóli). Related to aul and aule (hollow plant stem).

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Noun

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jol m (definite singular jolen, indefinite plural jolar, definite plural jolane)

  1. wild angelica (Angelica sylvestris)
    Synonyms: sløkje, skogstut
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Etymology 2

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From Old West Norse jól n pl, from Proto-Germanic *jehwlą, *jeulō. Cognate with Old East Norse iūl, whence also jul. Akin to English Yule.

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Noun

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jol f (definite singular jola, uncountable)

  1. Christmas, Christmastide
    Eg gler meg til jol.
    I look forward to Christmas.
  2. Yule (Germanic celebration of the winter solstice)
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References

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  • “jol” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.
  • “jol” in Ivar Aasen (1873) Norsk Ordbog med dansk Forklaring

Etymology 3

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Noun

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jol f

  1. (eye dialect spelling, Trøndelag, Eastern Norway) Alternative spelling of jord (earth)

Polish

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Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation

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Etymology 1

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Borrowed from German Jolle,[1][2] from Low German jolle, from Middle Low German jolle. Doublet of jola.

Noun

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jol m inan

  1. yawl (fore-and-aft rigged sailing vessel with two masts, main and mizzen, the mizzen stepped abaft the rudder post)
  2. yawl (small ship's boat, usually rowed by four or six oars)
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Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun

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jol f

  1. genitive plural of jola

References

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  1. ^ Mirosław Bańko, Lidia Wiśniakowska (2021) “jol”, in Wielki słownik wyrazów obcych, →ISBN
  2. ^ Witold Doroszewski, editor (1958–1969), “jol”, in Słownik języka polskiego (in Polish), Warszawa: PWN

Further reading

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  • jol in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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Noun

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jol (nominative plural jols)

  1. waterside, beach, bank

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