Old FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Either from Old Norse jól ("a midwinter feast, Yule") + -if, hence "fest-ive", or ultimately from Latin gaudeō (see etymology at joy).

AdjectiveEdit

jolif m (oblique and nominative feminine singular jolive)

  1. (early Old French) pretty; attractive

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