- 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 Occitānus Old Provençal oc yes ( from Latin hoc ) ( neuter sing. of hic this ) -itānus adjective suff. ( perhaps from (Aqu)itānus of Aquitaine, Occitan-speaking region of France )