portance etymology

French word portance comes from French porter, French -ance (-ance (suffix used to form nouns).)

Detailed word origin of portance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
porter French (fra) Porter (beer) (of a subject, followed by the preposition sur) to be about, to concern. (reflexive, se porter) to feel. To carry. To support, to bear. To wear.
-ance French (fra) -ance (suffix used to form nouns).
portance French (fra) Bearing pressure. Lift (upward force, such as that which keeps an aircraft aloft).

Words with the same origin as portance

Descendants of porter
port porte-coton porte-crayon porte-monnaie portefeuille porteur téléportation
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