choix

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French choix, from Old French chois, deverbal from Old French 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.

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Noun[edit]

choix m (plural choix)

  1. choice

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French chois, deverbal from Old French 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).

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Noun[edit]

choix m (plural choix)

  1. choice