comencement

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Old French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From comencer +‎ -ment.

Noun[edit]

comencement m (oblique plural comencemenz or comencementz, nominative singular comencemenz or comencementz, nominative plural comencement)

  1. start; beginning
    • circa 1200, Marie de France, Prologue des lais
      Ore oëz le comencement! - Now, listen to the beginning!