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EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

naissance f (plural naissances)

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

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NounEdit

naissance f (plural naissances)

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