- See Provençal.
- The traditional Romance dialects spoken in Auvergne, Gascony, Rousillon, Limousin, and the southern Dauphiné, in contrast to the traditional dialect spoken in Provence.
Origin of OccitanMedieval Latin Occitanus : Old Provençal oc, yes (from Latin hoc, neuter sing. of hic, this) + -itanus, adjective suff. (perhaps from (Aqu)itanus, of Aquitaine, Occitan-speaking region of France).
See French langue d'oc.