quoique etymology

French word quoique comes from French que, French quoi

Detailed word origin of quoique

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
que French (fra) (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) [...]
quoi French (fra) (slang) aught, anything, something. What (oblique pronoun) (colloquial) you know, like, y'know.
quoique French (fra) Though, although.