Meaning of -ANCY in English

-ANCY

a combination of -ance and -y , used to form nouns denoting state or quality: brilliancy.

[ -antia, equiv. to -ant- -ANT ( -a- thematic vowel + -nt- prp. suffix) + -ia -Y 3 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .