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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French jouir, jouïr, iouyr, from Old French joïr, from Vulgar Latin *gaudīre, from Latin gaudēre, present active infinitive of gaudeō. Doublet of gaudir, which was a borrowing.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

jouir

  1. (followed by the preposition de) to enjoy
    • Il jouissait d'une santé à toute épreuve.
  2. (intransitive) to have an orgasm
    • Elle m'a laissé jouir dans sa bouche.
      • She let me cum in her mouth.

ConjugationEdit

This is a regular verb of the second conjugation, like finir, choisir, and most other verbs with infinitives ending in -ir. One salient feature of this conjugation is the repeated appearance of the infix -iss-.

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Middle FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

jouir

  1. Alternative form of iouyr