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jalouse

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English

Etymology

Scots jalouse, from Old French jalouser.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ʤəˈluːz/

Verb

Infinitive
to jalouse

Third person singular
jalous

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to jalouse (third-person singular simple present jalous, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Scotland) To suspect.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To be jealous of.
    • 1885: when my two sisters (these two bitches, O Commander of the Faithful!) saw me by the side of my young lover they jaloused me on his account and were wroth and plotted mischief against me. — Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Night 18

French

Adjective

jalouse f.

  1. jealous

Scots

Etymology

From Old French jalouser ‘be jealous of’.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ʤəˈlu:z/

Verb

tae jalouse (third-person singular simple present jalouses, present participle jalousin, simple past jaloused, past participle jaloused)

Infinitive
tae jalouse

Third person singular
jalouses

Simple past
jaloused

Past participle
-

Present participle
jalousin

  1. to guess, suspect, infer

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