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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From comencier +‎ -ment.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kõmẽnt͡səˈmẽnt/

NounEdit

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!