langue d'oïl

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French langue d'oïl.

Noun[edit]

langue d'oïl ‎(plural langues d'oïl)

  1. The language of medieval France, north of the Loire, in which the word oïl was used for yes

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Old French word oïl(yes). Compare langue d'oc and langue de si.

Pronunciation[edit]

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[lɑ̃gdᵊwi] or [lɑ̃gᵊdwi:l]

Noun[edit]

langue d'oïl f ‎(plural langues d'oïl)

  1. any of the Old French dialects, spoken in the north of France during the Middle Ages

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