Languedoc

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See also: langue d'oc

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French Languedoc, from langue d'oc (the language of oc), from Dante Alighieri’s De vulgari eloquentia, where he wrote in Latin: “nam alii oc, alii si, alii vero dicunt oil” (‘some say òc, others say sì, others say oïl’). Based on the Occitan [Term?] word òc (yes), in contrast to Old French oïl (now French oui).

Proper noun[edit]

Languedoc

  1. A former province of France, in the south of the country.

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Adjective[edit]

Languedoc

  1. Pertaining to the Occitan language: Provençal, related to Catalan.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From langue d'oc (the language of oc), from Dante Alighieri’s De vulgari eloquentia, where he wrote in Latin: “nam alii oc, alii si, alii vero dicunt oil” (‘some say òc, others say sì, others say oïl’). Based on the Occitan [Term?] word òc (yes), in contrast to Old French oïl (now French oui).

Proper noun[edit]

Languedoc

  1. Languedoc (a former province of France).

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