joviaal

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French jovial, from Italian gioviale, from Latin ioviālis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌjoː.viˈaːl/
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  • Hyphenation: jo‧vi‧aal
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Adjective[edit]

joviaal (comparative jovialer, superlative joviaalst)

  1. jovial, merry, cheerful
  2. good-humored, friendly, relaxed

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of joviaal
uninflected joviaal
inflected joviale
comparative jovialer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial joviaal jovialer het joviaalst
het joviaalste
indefinite m./f. sing. joviale jovialere joviaalste
n. sing. joviaal jovialer joviaalste
plural joviale jovialere joviaalste
definite joviale jovialere joviaalste
partitive joviaals jovialers

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