Definition of langue d'oc in English:

langue d'oc


  • 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


langue d'oc

/ˌläNG(ɡə) ˈdôk/ /ˌlɑŋ(ɡə) ˈdɔk/


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