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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *jehwlą, *jeulō (Yule, Yule month), from Proto-Indo-European *yekə- (joke, play). Cognate with Old Norse jól (a midwinter festival), Gothic 𐌾𐌹𐌿𐌻𐌴𐌹𐍃 (jiuleis).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈje͜oː.lɑ/, /ˈjoː.lɑ/

NounEdit

ġēola m
ġeōla m

  1. the Yule period of time, covering December and January

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