English

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French langue d’oïl.

Noun

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langue d'oïl (countable and uncountable, plural langues d'oïl)

  1. (uncountable) The language of medieval France, north of the Loire, in which the word oïl was used for yes
  2. (countable) A specific dialect within this continuum

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French

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Etymology

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From the Old French word oïl (yes). Compare langue d’oc and langue de si.

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Noun

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langue d’oïl f (plural langues d’oïl)

  1. any of the Old French dialects, spoken in the north of France during the Middle Ages
    Synonyms: (Old French) ancien français; (Old French) vieux français
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