The A To J Of French Vocabulary: Listen, Watch, And Download 33 Words That Start With J!

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Post updated October 19th, 2023 :
– Add number of letters for each word
– Add a printable pdf file of the word list.
– Addition 10 new words beginning with J.
– New table format for the list.
– Definitions added.

Join me today on a joyful journey as we explore the world of French words that start with J.

These 33 jovial (you got it? 🙂 ) words will not only enrich your vocabulary but also add a touch of happiness to your conversations.

So let’s get started and discover these French words !

French Words That Start With J : List

So, here’s my list of 33 Jovial French words beginning with J, with their :

  • English translation
  • Family : french noun, french adjective, french preposition, french verb…
  • Gender : feminine or masculine
  • Meaning
  • Number of letters (for fans of crosswords or Scrabble)

French WordEnglish TranslationFamily & Gender MeaningNumber of Letters
jobjobnoun (masculine)occupation3 letters
jouecheeknoun (feminine)side of the face4 letters
jugejudgenoun (masculine)legal official4 letters
jazzjazznoun (masculine)music genre4 letters
joliprettyadjectivevisually pleasing4 letters
jauneyellowadjectivecolor5 letters
jaserto chatter, gossipverbtalk casually5 letters
jaugegaugenoun (feminine)measurement tool5 letters
jouerto playverbengage in an activity5 letters
jouirto enjoyverbtake pleasure5 letters
jugerto judgeverbform an opinion5 letters
jeterto throwverbpropel through the air5 letters
jeuneyoungadjectivenot old5 letters
jeûnefastingnoun (masculine)abstaining from food5 letters
joyaujewelnoun (masculine)precious stone5 letters
juronswear wordnoun (masculine)profanity5 letters
jalouxjealousadjectiveenvious6 letters
jumentmarenoun (feminine)female horse6 letters
jambonhamnoun (masculine)cured pork6 letters
jardingardennoun (masculine)outdoor area with plants6 letters
jubiléjubileenoun (masculine)special anniversary6 letters
joyeuxjoyful, merryadjectivehappy6 letters
junglejunglenoun (feminine)tropical forest6 letters
juilletJulynoun (masculine)7th month of the year7 letters
javelotjavelinnoun (masculine)throwing spear7 letters
journalnewspaper, journalnoun (masculine)periodical7 letters
justicejusticenoun (feminine)fairness, law7 letters
japonaisJapaneseadjectivefrom Japan8 letters
jalousejealousadjective (feminine form)envious8 letters
jonquilledaffodilnoun (feminine)a type of flower8 letters
jigsawjigsawnoun (masculine)puzzle6 letters
jardiniergardenernoun (masculine)one who gardens9 letters
jardinièreflowerpot, gardenernoun (feminine)planter or female gardener10 letters

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French Words That Start With J : Pronunciation

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French Words Starting With J : Audio only

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French Words That Start With J : PDF To Download & Print

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