naissance

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb naître (to be born), based on Latin nascentia (birth). Compare Catalan naixença, Occitan naissença.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /nɛ.sɑ̃s/
  • (file)
  • Homophone: naissances
  • Hyphenation: nai‧ssance

Noun[edit]

naissance f (plural naissances)

  1. birth
  2. (figuratively) birth; invention; creation

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Noun[edit]

naissance f (plural naissances)

  1. birth
  2. (figuratively) birth; invention; creation