joli

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French joly (considerable, ingenious, agreeable, pretty), from Old French joli, jolif (pretty, smart, joyful, merry),. possibly from Old Norse jól (midwinter festival), from Proto-Germanic *jehwlą, *jeulō (Yule, Yule month, December) (more at yule); alternatively from Vulgar Latin *gaudivus (from Latin gaudeō, more at joy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʒɔ.li/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

joli (feminine jolie, masculine plural jolis, feminine plural jolies)

  1. pretty; cute
  2. (Louisiana) jolly, nice, pleasant, agreeable
    Synonym: agréable

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Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Javanese ꦗꦺꦴꦭꦶ (joli, palanquin), from Old Javanese joli (palanquin), from Sanskrit दोला (dolā, litter).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒoli/
  • Rhymes: -li, -i
  • Hyphenation: jo‧li

Noun[edit]

joli (plural joli-joli, first-person possessive joliku, second-person possessive jolimu, third-person possessive jolinya)

  1. palanquin
    Synonyms: duli, tandu, usungan
  2. pair
    Synonym: pasangan
  3. yawl, jolly-boat

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tom Hoogervorst (2017-12-31), Andrea Acri, Roger Blench, Alexandra Landmann, editor, 9. The Role of “Prakrit” in Maritime Southeast Asia through 101 Etymologies[1], ISEAS Publishing, DOI:10.1355/9789814762779-011, →ISBN, page 375–440

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

jo +‎ -li

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɔli/, [ˈjɔlʲi]

Conjunction[edit]

joli

  1. if

Usage notes[edit]

May optionally be followed by the conjunction (that).

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Further reading[edit]

  • Muka, Arnošt (1921, 1928), “joli”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • Starosta, Manfred (1999), “joli”, in Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch (in German), Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French joly (considerable, ingenious, agreeable, pretty), from Old French joli, jolif (pretty, smart, joyful, merry), possibly from Old Norse jól (midwinter festival), from Proto-Germanic *jehwlą, *jeulō (Yule, Yule month, December) (more at yule); alternatively from Vulgar Latin *gaudivus (from Latin gaudeō, more at joy).

Adjective[edit]

joli m

  1. (Jersey) pretty

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an earlier jolif.

Adjective[edit]

joli m (oblique and nominative feminine singular jolie)

  1. pretty; cute