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Oc·ci·tan

 (ŏk′sĭ-tăn′)
n.
2. The traditional Romance dialects spoken in Auvergne, Gascony, Rousillon, Limousin, and the southern Dauphiné, in contrast to the traditional dialect spoken in Provence.

[Medieval 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).]

Oc•ci•tan

(ˈɒk sɪˌtæn)

n.
the Romance speech of S France.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Occitan - the medieval dialects of Langue d'oc (southern France)
Langue d'oc, Langue d'oc French - medieval provincial dialects of French formerly spoken in the south of France
Translations
okcitánština
Okzitanisch
oksitaani
occitano
OccitaansProvençaals
oksitansk
occitano
limba occitanăoccitană
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Major organization : SA HLM DES CHALETS ET SCCV LES JARDINS OCCITANS (82131684100013)
Its indigenous national groups include: Basques, Bretons, Catalans, Corsicans, Flemings and Occitans.
Samira Kadiri, qui a interprete avec maestria des chansons tirees du repertoire des troubadours, ces poetes occitans qui ont developpe entre les 11et 14emes siecles l'art du chant courtois en France, a reaffirme que la musique andalouse reste malgre tout sous-exploitee, d'ou l'importance, selon elle, de travailler sur ce registre qui consolidera la place du Maroc et de la culture marocaine seculaire dans la conservation de la memoire collective dans le Mare Nostrum.
1) "Ensemble de 225 courts textes occitans en prose qui, dans les chansonniers lyriques, servent de notules biographiques (vidas") prefacant ou glosant (razos") les pieces de 101 troubadours des XIIe au XIVe s.
The majority of these works are composed in the same Occitan literary koine as the troubadours they quote, but most originate outside Occitania, are by authors whose first language was Catalan and / or Italian, and were composed for readers or audiences who were not native Occitans either, but Catalan or Italian.
Si l'apprentissage des humanites classiques est cense servir de liant culturel, le renforcement des dialectes occitans autochtones prime tout, car ceux-ci sont dits plus favorables que la langue francaise a l'insertion des immigres.
Keeping the manuscript order allows the reader to put the King of Navarre in perspective, not as a single French author between Occitans and Italians, but as a worthy poet, on a par with both the troubadours and the dolcestilnovisti.
Le nombre de texts epiques authentiquement occitans conserves' is therefore reduced (ibid.
Les mots occitans qu'utilise Mistral dans le texte en Occitan sont tous presents dans le dictionnaire qu'il a lui-meme etabli (Lou Tresor dou Felibrige).