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jolly

adjective     /ˈdʒɒli/
happy or enjoyable: We had a jolly evening.Feeling pleasure and happinessTaking pleasure in something
Translations of “jolly”
in Arabic مَرِح, بَشوش…
in Korean 행복한…
in Malaysian riang…
in French jovial…
in Turkish neşeli, şen şakrak, mutlu…
in Italian gaio, gioioso, allegro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 高興的, 興高采烈的,快活的…
in Russian веселый, приятный…
in Polish wesoły…
in Vietnamese vui vẻ…
in Spanish jovial, alegre, divertido…
in Portuguese jovial, alegre…
in Thai ร่าเริง…
in German fröhlich…
in Catalan jovial…
in Japanese 上機嫌な…
in Indonesian periang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 高兴的, 兴高采烈的,快活的…
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