choix

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Etymology[edit]

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.

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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 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