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OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Provençal oc, from Latin hoc(that) (compare Old French o, affirmative particle, French oui ‘yes’).[1] The semantic shift is calqued on Gaulish [Term?]: 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.