Meaning of FEW in English

FEW

I. pronoun, plural in construction Etymology: Middle English ~e, pronoun & adjective, from Old English fēawa; akin to Old High German fō little, Latin paucus little, pauper poor, Greek paid-, pais child, Sanskrit putra son Date: before 12th century not many persons or things , II. adjective Date: before 12th century consisting of or amounting to only a small number , at least some but indeterminately small in number, ~ness noun III. noun, plural in construction Date: before 12th century a small number of units or individuals , a special limited number

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