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English

From Middle English chance, cheance, chaunce, cheaunce, a borrowing from Old French chance (accident, chance, luck), from Vulgar Latin *cadentia (falling), from Latin cadere (to fall, to die, to happen, occur). Doublet of cadence and cadenza.

Danish

Borrowed from French chance, from Vulgar Latin *cadentia (falling), from Latin cadō (I fall, I die).

French

From Old French chance, cheance (accident, chance, luck), from Vulgar Latin *cadentia (falling), from Latin cadēns, from cadō (I fall, I die). Doublet of cadence, borrowed from Italian.

Italian

Borrowed from French chance. Doublet of cadenza.

Old French

From Vulgar Latin *cadentia (falling), from Latin cadēns, from cadō (I fall, I die).

Portuguese

Borrowed from French chance. Doublet of cadência.

Spanish

Borrowed from French chance. Doublet of cadencia.