chance etymology

Middle English word chance comes from Vulgar Latin *cadentia, Vulgar Latin cadentia

Detailed word origin of chance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*cadentia Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
cadentia Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
cheance Old French (fro)
cheaunce Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as chance

Descendants of *cadentia
chaunce cheance cheaunce