reconnaissance etymology

French word reconnaissance comes from French -ance (-ance (suffix used to form nouns).)

Detailed word origin of reconnaissance

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ance French (fra) -ance (suffix used to form nouns).
reconnaissance French (fra) Recognition. Reconnaissance. Thankfulness.

Words with the same origin as reconnaissance

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