See also: jol and jöl

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse jól, cognate with Danish, Norwegian, Swedish jul, Icelandic jól, Old English geōl and English Yule, from Proto-Germanic *jehwlą, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *yekə- (joke, play).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jól n pl (plurale tantum, genitive plural jóla)

  1. Christmas
  2. Yule

DeclensionEdit

Declension of jól (plural only)
n3p plural
indefinite definite
nominative jól jólini
accusative jól jólini
dative jólum jólunum
genitive jóla jólanna

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Lexicalization of (good) +‎ -l (adverb-of-manner suffix).[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈjoːl]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -oːl

AdverbEdit

jól (comparative jobban, superlative legjobban)

  1. well, fine
    A: Hogy vagy? B: Köszönöm, jól.A: How are you? B: Fine, thank you.

Derived termsEdit

Compound words
Expressions

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ jól in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)
  2. ^ Eőry, Vilma. Értelmező szótár+ (’Explanatory Dictionary Plus’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2007. →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • jól in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

IcelandicEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse jól, from Proto-Germanic *jehwlą, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *yekə- (joke, play).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

jól n pl (plurale tantum)

  1. Christmas, Noel
  2. Yule

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *jehwlą, *jeulō, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *yekə- (joke, play).

NounEdit

jól n pl (genitive jóla)

  1. yule, midwinter season

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: jól
  • Faroese: jól
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: jol
  • Old Swedish: iūl
  • Old Danish: iūl
    • Danish: jul
      • Norwegian Bokmål: jul
        • Norwegian Nynorsk: jul (partially from an earlier East Nordic borrowing)
      • German: Jul
      • Greenlandic: juulli
  • Finnish: joulu (via early plural *jǫulu or *jólu)
  • Ingrian: Joulu
  • Estonian: jõulud
  • ? Old French: jolif (see there for further descendants)

ReferencesEdit

  • jól in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.