jol

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See also: jól and jöl

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened from jolly?

Noun[edit]

jol (plural jols)

  1. (South Africa, slang) A party.
    • 2012, Nadine Gordimer, No Time Like the Present, Bloomsbury 2013, p. 249:
      —Oh sure, high spirits, a jol that went a bit over the top.

Verb[edit]

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[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

jol f (plural jollen, diminutive jolletje n)

  1. yawl

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse jól. Akin to English Yule.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jol f (definite singular jola, indefinite plural joler, definite plural jolene)

  1. Alternative form of jul

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Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

jol (plural jols)

  1. waterside, beach, bank

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse jǫrð, from Proto-Germanic *erþō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁er-. Akin to English earth.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jol f (definite singular jola, dative joln)

  1. earth, soil, ground
  2. grave
    Far’n skal dill joln åt helgän
    The father will be buried next Sunday.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse jarða and the above noun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

jol

  1. to bury