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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French choix, from Old French chois, deverbal from choisir, coisir (to differentiate, see distinctly), from Gothic 𐌺𐌰𐌿𐍃𐌾𐌰𐌽 (kausjan, to examine, perceive), 𐌺𐌹𐌿𐍃𐌰𐌽 (kiusan, to choose, examine), from Proto-Germanic *keusaną (to choose), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵews- (to choose). Akin to Old High German kiosan (to choose) (whence German kiesen (to choose)), Old English ċēosan (to choose), Old Norse kjósa (to choose). More at choose.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃwa/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -a

NounEdit

choix m (plural choix)

  1. choice

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French chois, deverbal from choisir, coisir (to differentiate, see distinctly), from Gothic 𐌺𐌰𐌿𐍃𐌾𐌰𐌽 (kausjan, to examine, perceive), 𐌺𐌹𐌿𐍃𐌰𐌽 (kiusan, to choose, examine), from Proto-Germanic *keusaną (to choose), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵews- (to choose).

NounEdit

choix m (plural choix)

  1. choice