joyous etymology

English word joyous comes from Old French joie (Joy (feeling of happiness or elation).), Old French -eus

Detailed word origin of joyous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
joie Old French (fro) Joy (feeling of happiness or elation).
-eus Old French (fro)
joieus Old French (fro) Joyous; overjoyed.
joyous English (eng) Full of joy; happy.

Words with the same origin as joyous

Descendants of joie
enjoy enjoyable enjoyment jolly joy joyful overjoyed rejoice
Descendants of -eus
courageous heinous