noyaunce

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Anglo-Norman noyaunce, reinforced through aphesis of anoyaunce; equivalent to noyen +‎ -aunce.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nui̯ˈa(u̯)ns(ə)/, /ˈnui̯a(u̯)ns(ə)/

NounEdit

noyaunce

  1. A problem or irritation; that which irritates.
  2. (rare) A dispute; a point of contention.
  3. (rare) An injury; the infliction of harm.
  4. (rare) The act of annoying.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: noyance

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