Tenim algun mot comú amb several?

I tant! Several (diversos) etimològicament vol dir "separat": Middle English, separate, from Anglo-Norman, from Medieval Latin sēparālis, sēperālis, from Latin sēpar, from sēparāre, to separate. See separate.

sev·er·al (sĕv'ər-əl, sĕv'rəl)
  1. Being of a number more than two or three but not many: several miles away.
  2. Single; distinct: "Pshaw! said I, with an air of carelessness, three several times" (Laurence Sterne).
  3. Respectively different; various: They parted and went their several ways. See synonyms at distinct.
  4. Law. Relating separately to each party of a bond or note.
pron. (used with a pl. verb)
An indefinite but small number; some or a few: Several of the workers went home sick.

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