(Latin: feeling of pleasure and delight; joy, rejoice)
Dum felis dormit, mus gaudet et exsilit antro.
When the cats fall asleep, the mouse rejoices and leaps from his hole.
Latin idiom: The Roman mouse rejoicing is father to the French mice dancing and the English mice playing.
Speaking with joy or happiness.
Etymology: from the early 13th century, "a feeling of pleasure and delight" came from Old French joie which came from Latin gaudia, gaudium, "joy" from gaudere, "to rejoice".
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