Literally “fifteen days”. Possibly originally a Celtic concept; compare the etymologies of Welsh pythefnos (literally “fifteen nights”) and Irish coicís (literally “fifteen”).
- IPA(key): /kɛ̃z ʒuʁ/, /kɛ̃ʒ‿.ʒuʁ/
quinze jours m pl (plural only)
- a fortnight, a period of two weeks, of fourteen days (exactly or approximately)
dans quinze jours ― in two weeks
Ça fait quinze jours que je ne l'ai pas vu. ― It's been two weeks since I last saw him.