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joie

English translation of joie

joy

The French word 'joie' translates to 'joy' in English. It is typically used in the same contexts as the English word, to express a feeling of great pleasure and happiness. It can be used in many contexts - for example, 'Je ressens une grande joie' means 'I feel great joy'.


Example sentences using: joie

La joie est une émotion contagieuse.

English translation of La joie est une émotion contagieuse.

Joy is a contagious emotion.

This sentence demonstrates the use of 'joie' to describe an emotional state, expressing the concept of joy as something that can easily spread between people.

Ils ont explosé de joie quand ils ont vu les cadeaux.

English translation of Ils ont explosé de joie quand ils ont vu les cadeaux.

They exploded with joy when they saw the gifts.

In this sentence, 'joie' is used figuratively to describe a very intense, sudden feeling of happiness.

J'ai vu la joie dans ses yeux.

English translation of J'ai vu la joie dans ses yeux.

I saw the joy in his eyes.

This sentence uses 'joie' to describe the happiness that is detectable just by looking at someone's eyes.

Apportez de la joie dans le monde.

English translation of Apportez de la joie dans le monde.

Bring joy into the world.

This sentence uses 'joie' to refer to the happiness one can share or give to others.

Ils ont partagé la joie du succès.

English translation of Ils ont partagé la joie du succès.

They shared the joy of success.

In this sentence, 'joie' describes the pleasant feeling that comes with achieving something.

Leur joie était palpable.

English translation of Leur joie était palpable.

Their joy was palpable.

Here 'joie' is used to describe a feeling of happiness so strong it's almost tactile or touchable.

La joie peut être trouvée dans les petites choses.

English translation of La joie peut être trouvée dans les petites choses.

Joy can be found in the small things.

This sentence uses 'joie' to express that even minor, seemingly insignificant things can bring happiness.

La musique me donne de la joie.

English translation of La musique me donne de la joie.

Music brings me joy.

Here 'joie' is used to describe the personal, emotional effect that music has on the speaker.

La joie de gagner était sur leur visage.

English translation of La joie de gagner était sur leur visage.

The joy of winning was on their faces.

In this sentence, 'joie' refers to happiness associated with achieving victory usually in a competitive context.

La joie de vivre est importante pour le bien-être.

English translation of La joie de vivre est importante pour le bien-être.

The joy of living is important for well-being.

Here 'joie' is used in a common French phrase, 'la joie de vivre', which refers to a general exuberance or enthusiasm for life.

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