joya

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Old Occitan[edit]

Noun[edit]

joya f (oblique plural joyas, nominative singular joya, nominative plural joyas)

  1. Alternative form of joia

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French joie, alternative form of jouel (source of modern French joyau and Spanish joyel), from Latin jocus.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈxoʝa/, [ˈxo.ʝa]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /ˈxoʃa/, [ˈxo.ʃa]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈxoʒa/, [ˈxo.ʒa]

Noun[edit]

joya f (plural joyas)

  1. jewellery, jewelry
  2. jewel, piece of jewelry
    Synonym: alhaja
  3. (figuratively) gem; treasure

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