Quelque etymology


French word quelque comes from French que, French quel ((exclamative) what. Which What.)

Etymology of quelque

Detailed word origin of quelque

Dictionary entry Language Definition
que French (fr) (used with ne) only (ne ... que parses roughly as "(do[es]) not / nothing ... other than"). Links two noun phrases in apposition forming a clause without a (finite) verb, such that the complement acts as predicate.. Substitutes for another, previously stated conjunction.. That (introduces a noun clause and connects it to its parent clause). When, no sooner. Than (introduces a comparison) [...]
quel French (fr) (exclamative) what. Which What.
quelque French (fr) Some (singular).