English to Afrikaans Meaning :: few

Few :
- paarminderminstebaie geringer minderheid

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Noun(1) a small elite group
Adjective(1) a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `a'; a small but indefinite number

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(1) She also asked him a few more questions until we were certain he was my twin brother.(2) If we lose or draw, then I wouldn't see us being able to make up that ground in so few games.(3) It needs to have a mass appeal so it stays firmly in the mainstream and takes few risks.(4) there were as few as ten of us at first(5) Emancipation is not a right that can be curtailed in favour of the interests of the few .(6) he's a man of few words(7) The Thals are one of the very few powers in this world able to make me root for the Daleks.(8) one of the few who survived(9) few of the students are finding work(10) of the few that are available, two are old(11) it was one of the few times I spoke to him(12) It is one of Cumbria's few evergreen flora of the fells and can be seen all year round.(13) His education, he told me, was unlikely to get him a decent job and he had few friends.(14) Place the warm fennel on the plate and arrange the fish on top with a few of the cucumber pieces.(15) there are too few people willing to help(16) Try to be nice about it though and offer them a can of beer or you will make few friends.
Related Words
(1) a few ::
a paar
(2) very few ::
baie min
(3) quite a few ::
(4) a few days ::
n paar dae
(5) few days ::
paar dae
(6) a few days ago ::
n paar dae gelede
(7) only a few ::
slegs 'n paar
(8) in a few minutes ::
oor `n paar minute
(9) too few ::
te min
(10) a few years ago ::
n Paar jaar gelede
1. not many ::
nie baie nie
2. hardly any ::
3. scarcely any ::
skaars enige
4. a small number of ::
'n klein aantal
5. a small amount of ::
'n klein bedrag van
6. one or two ::
een of twee
7. a handful of ::
'n handjie vol
8. little ::
9. a small number ::
'n klein aantal
10. a handful ::
n handvol
11. one or two ::
een of twee
12. a couple ::
n paartjie
13. two or three ::
twee of drie
14. not many ::
nie baie nie
15. hardly any ::
Different Forms
few, fewer, fewest, fewness
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we\'ll have a few secrets from her, I hope.

we'll have a FEW secrets from her, I hope.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 4

We\'ve been sleeping in ditches
the last few weeks.

We've been sleeping in ditches the last FEW weeks.

Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 7

I received this a few days ago

I received this a FEW days ago

Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 2

And the few men left are barely men at all.
Farm boys and thieves.

And the FEW men left are barely men at all. Farm boys and thieves.

Game of Thrones Season 6, Episode 2

You\'ll go have fun for a
few weeks, make some money--

You'll go have fun for a FEW weeks, make some money--

The Big Bang Theory Season 7, Episode 19

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