Last modified on 27 May 2014, at 14:31
See also: oc, Oc, OC, óc, ốc, ос, and өс

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan, from Latin hoc ‘that’ (compare Old French o, affirmative particle, French oui ‘yes’).[1] The semantic shift is calqued on Gaulish: compare Old Irish ‘yes’, Welsh do ‘indeed’, from Proto-Indo-European *tod ‘that’ (compare English that).[2]

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

òc

  1. yes

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Trésor de la langue française informatisé, s.vv. "oui", "oïl", [1]
  2. ^ Peter Schrijver, Studies in the History of Celtic Pronouns and Particles, Maynooth, 1997, 15.