journal

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French journal (daily), from Latin diurnālis, from diurnus (of the day), from diēs (day). Cognate with diurnal.

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Adjective[edit]

journal (comparative more journal, superlative most journal)

  1. (obsolete) Daily.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.xi:
      his faint steedes watred in Ocean deepe, / Whiles from their iournall labours they did rest [...].

Noun[edit]

journal (plural journals)

  1. A diary or daily record of a person, organization, vessel etc.; daybook.
  2. A newspaper or magazine dealing with a particular subject.
  3. (accounting) A chronological record of payments.
  4. (computing) A chronological record of changes made to a database or other system; along with a backup or image copy that allows recovery after a failure or reinstatement to a previous time; a log.
  5. (engineering) The part of a shaft or axle that rests on bearings.

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Verb[edit]

journal (third-person singular simple present journals, present participle journaling or journalling, simple past and past participle journaled or journalled)

  1. To archive or record something.
  2. To scrapbook.
  3. To insert (a shaft, etc.) in a journal bearing.

French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French journal (daily), from Latin diurnālis, from diurnus (of the day), from diēs (day).

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Adjective[edit]

journal (feminine singular journale, masculine plural journaux, feminine plural journales)

  1. That is relative to each day; journal.

Noun[edit]

journal m (plural journaux)

  1. diary, journal
  2. newspaper
  3. periodical
  4. newsbreak
    • Tu as regardé le journal ?
  5. (computing) log

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Old French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin diurnālis, from diurnus (of the day), from diēs (day).

Adjective[edit]

journal m (oblique and nominative feminine singular journale)

  1. daily

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French journal.

Noun[edit]

journal c

  1. a journal, a magazine, a periodical

Declension[edit]

Declension of journal 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative journal journalen journaler journalerna
Genitive journals journalens journalers journalernas

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