alliance etymology

French word alliance comes from French allier (To alloy. To ally.), French -ance (-ance (suffix used to form nouns).)

Detailed word origin of alliance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
allier French (fra) To alloy. To ally.
-ance French (fra) -ance (suffix used to form nouns).
alliance French (fra) (wedding) ring. Alliance, union.

Words with the same origin as alliance

Descendants of allier
alliable
Descendants of -ance
ambiance ambulance assurance attirance bienveillance convenance délivrance désobéissance endurance espérance financer indépendance insistance maintenance nuance reconnaissance renaissance ressemblance souffrance surveillance séance vengeance vigilance échéance