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English[]

Etymology[]

French

Pronunciation[]

  • IPA: /ˈdʒæləsiː/

Noun[]

Singular
Jalousie

Plural
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  1. (naval architecture) A component in a ventilation system.
  2. Upward sloping window slats which form a blind or shutter, allowing light and air in but excluding rain and direct sun.
    “A small lofty room, with its window wide open, and the wooden jalousie-blinds closed, so that the dark night only showed in slight horizontal lines of black, alternating with their broad lines of stone colour.” — Dickens, Tale of Two Cities

Translations[]

  • Greek: γρίλληα παραθύρου (gríllia parathírou) f.
  • Spanish: celosía f.
  • Turkish: jaluzi

See also[]

  • blind
  • curtain

French[]

Etymology[]

From Late Latin zelotus (full of love and sympathy) < Latin zelus (zealous) < Ancient Greek ζήλος (zélos), envy, lust, rivalry).

Pronunciation[]

Noun[]

Jalousie f (usually uncountable)

  1. jealousy
  2. System to shade a window, like a curtain, but hanging from the ceiling and one can control how much light passes through.

Related terms[]

  • jaloux
  • jalousement

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