Langues d'oïl

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Northren an central Fraunce, Belgium, Swisserland
Lingueestic clessificationIndo-European
Proto-leidAuld French
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The geografical spread o the Oïl leids (ither than French) can be seen in shades o green an yellae on this cairt

The langues d'oïl (French: [lɑ̃ɡᵊdɔjl]),[2] or oïl leids (an aa in French: langues d'oui [lɑ̃ɡᵊdwi]), are a dialect continuum that includes staundart French an its closest autochthonous relatives spoken the day in the northren hauf o Fraunce, soothren Belgium, an the Channel Islands. Thay belang tae the lairger Gallo-Romance leids, which an aa cover maist o east-central (Arpitania) an soothren Fraunce (Occitania), northren Italy an eastren Spain (Catalan Kintras).

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Oil". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
  2. Le Petit Robert 1, 1990