Occitan leid

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Occitan leid.

Occitan (occitan, lenga d'òc) is a Romance leid, spak an unnerstuid bi as mony as 0.5 million fowk in soothren Fraunce, Monaco, Catalonie's Val d'Aran, an the Occitan Valleys o Italy. Th'gither thae regions are sometimes referrit tae as Occitania. The leid is still spak in the linguistic exclave o Guardia Piemontese in Calabrie, Italy, an historically in a number o communities in the Americas: Valdese, North Carolina;[1][2] Quebec; Pigüé, Argentinae; an Guanajuato, Mexico. It is a co-offeecial leid o the Spaingie autonomous community o Catalonie.

  1. Ghigo, F. (1980). The Provençal speech of the Waldensian colonists of Valdese, North Carolina. Valdese: Historic Valdese Foundation. 
  2. Holmes, U. T. (1934). "Waldensian speech in North Carolina". Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie. 54: 500–513.