finance etymology

French word finance comes from Old French finir, French -ance (-ance (suffix used to form nouns).)

Detailed word origin of finance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
finir Old French (fro)
-ance French (fra) -ance (suffix used to form nouns).
finance French (fra) Finance.

Words with the same origin as finance

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