chouïa

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Algerian Arabic شوية (šuya) (Classical Arabic شوية (šuwayya)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

chouïa

  1. (colloquial) little, bit
    • 2004, David Foenkinos, Le potentiel érotique de ma femme:
      Brigitte, c'était prometteur; un chouia étrange, mais pourquoi pas? On n'a malheureusement jamais le choix du prénom des personnes rencontrées.
      ‘Brigitte’ was promising; a bit weird, but why not? You never get to choose what people you meet will be called, unfortunately.

External links[edit]