cadence etymology

Middle English word cadence comes from Latin cado, and later Latin *cadentia (That which falls out.)

Detailed word origin of cadence

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cado Latin (lat) (impersonal) It happens, occurs, befalls, comes to pass. I cease. I decay. I die. I fall.
cadens Latin (lat)
*cadentia Latin (lat) That which falls out.
cadenza Old Italian (it-oit)
cadence Old French (fro)
cadence Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as cadence

Descendants of cado
cas chance chaunce cheance cheaunce deciden