Share this entry

Share this page

langue d'oc

Syllabification: langue d'oc
Pronunciation: /ˌläNG(ɡə) ˈdôk
 
/

Definition of langue d'oc in English:

noun

The form of medieval French spoken south of the Loire, generally characterized by the use of oc to mean ‘yes,’ and forming the basis of modern Provençal. Compare with Occitan.

Origin

from Old French langue 'language' (from Latin lingua 'tongue'), d' (from de 'of'), and oc (from Latin hoc) 'yes'. Compare with langue d'oïl.

Definition of langue d'oc in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day gourmand
Pronunciation: ˈɡʊəmənd
noun
a person who enjoys eating…