Provençal


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Pro·ven·çal

 (prō′vän-säl′, prŏv′ən-)
adj.
Of or relating to Provence or its people, language, or culture.
n.
1. The Romance language traditionally spoken in Southern France, including many distinct regional dialects. Also called Occitan.
2. The dialect of Provençal spoken in Provence, in contrast to those spoken in the other parts of southern France.
3. pl. Pro·ven·çals or Pro·ven·çaux (-sō′) A native or inhabitant of Provence.

[French, from Latin prōvinciālis, from prōvincia, province.]
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Provençal

(ˌprɒvɒnˈsɑːl; French prɔvɑ̃sal)
adj
1. (Placename) relating to, denoting, or characteristic of Provence, its inhabitants, their dialect of French, or their Romance language
2. (Peoples) relating to, denoting, or characteristic of Provence, its inhabitants, their dialect of French, or their Romance language
3. (Languages) relating to, denoting, or characteristic of Provence, its inhabitants, their dialect of French, or their Romance language
n
4. (Languages) a language of Provence, closely related to Catalan, French, and Italian, belonging to the Romance group of the Indo-European family. It was important in the Middle Ages as a literary language, and attempts have been made since the 19th century to revive its literary status. See also langue d'oc
5. (Peoples) a native or inhabitant of Provence
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Pro•ven•çal

(ˌproʊ vənˈsɑl, ˌprɒv ən-; Fr. prɔ vɑ̃ˈsal)

adj.
1. pertaining to Provence, its people, or their speech.
n.
2.
b. the Occitan dialect of Provence.
3. a native or inhabitant of Provence.
[1580–90; < Middle French < Latin prōvinciālis provincial. See Provence, -al1]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Provencal - 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
Adj.1.provencal - of or relating to Provence or its people or their culture
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Translations
provensaali
prowansalski

Provençal

[ˌprɒvɑːnˈsɑːl]
A. ADJprovenzal
B. N
1. (= person) → provenzal mf
2. (Ling) → provenzal m
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References in classic literature ?
Before founding a mass for Monsieur Saint John, the king should have inquired whether Monsieur Saint John likes Latin droned out in a Provençal accent."
Nós encontramos grandes divisóes entre as classes de idade, os estratos sucessivos de ocupaçao de terra, as origens dos habitantes do território provençal, e também italianos, enfim turcos e magrebins; divisão que se manifestava também espacialmente pela repartiçao da vila em trés ou mesmo quatro territórios bem demarcados.