òc

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Provençal oc, from Latin hoc ‎(that) (compare Old French o, affirmative particle, French oui ‘yes’).[1] The semantic shift is calqued on Gaulish [Term?]: compare Old Irish ‎(yes), Welsh do ‎(indeed), from Proto-Indo-European *tod ‎(that) (compare English that).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

òc

  1. yes

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Trésor de la langue française informatisé, s.vv. "oui", "oïl", [1]
  2. ^ Peter Schrijver, Studies in the History of Celtic Pronouns and Particles, Maynooth, 1997, 15.