nuance etymology

French word nuance comes from French -ance (-ance (suffix used to form nouns).), French nuer

Detailed word origin of nuance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ance French (fra) -ance (suffix used to form nouns).
nuer French (fra)
nuance French (fra) (music) dynamics. Gradation of colors. Nuance.

Words with the same origin as nuance

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