a few(a), a couple of(a)(adj)
more than one but indefinitely small in number
"a few roses"; "a couple of roses"
A small number of things
The numerical value of a few in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of a few in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The reason that there are so few good books written is that so few people who write know anything.
(Nicole) came into the house a few times, a few separate occasions, crying about how it was very upsetting to her.
Men judge generally more by the eye than by the hand, for everyone can see and few can feel. Every one sees what you appear to be, few really know what you are.
Our models have become a bit more risk averse, with only a few exceptions, like natural gas, signal strengths are relatively modest – there are few major short or long signals.
None of us knows what the next change is going to be, what unexpected opportunity is just around the corner, waiting a few months or a few years to change all the tenor of our lives.
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Translations for a few
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- бер нисәBashkir
- wenige, einige, ein paarGerman
- algunos, pocos, unosSpanish
- muutama, jokunenFinnish
- kèkHaitian Creole
- pochi, un pò diItalian
- 少数, 幾つかJapanese
- не́колку, ма́лкуMacedonian
- kilka, niewielu, niewiele, kilkuPolish
- uns, alguns, um poucoPortuguese
- немно́го, не́сколькоRussian
- неколико, nekolikoSerbo-Croatian
- ஒரு சிலTamil
- కొందరు, కొన్నిTelugu
- небага́то, де́кілька, декількаUkrainian
- một vàiVietnamese
- אַ פּאָרYiddish
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