Languedocien (lengadocian)

Languedocien is a variety of Occtian spoken in the regions of Occitanie, Nouvelle-Aquitaine and Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes in southern France. About 10% of the people (300,000) in Languedoc are fluent in the language, and another 20% (600,000) understand the language to some extent. All speak French as their first or second language. Most speakers are over 50 and live in rural areas.

Languedocian is also known as Languedocian, Lengadocian, Lengadoucian, Langadoc or Languedoc. There are several groups Languedocien dialects including Eastern, Southern, Western and Northern dialects, although they are grouped in several other ways.

Languedocian alphabet

Pronunciation of Languedocian

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Sample text

Totas las personas naisson liuras e egalas en dignitat e en drech. Son dotadas de rason e de consciéncia e lor cal agir entre elas amb un esperit de frairesa.

A recording of this text by Micaèl Gabrièl Belièr Mesnièr


All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

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Aragonese, Aranese, Aromanian, Asturian, Catalan, Corsican, Dalmatian, Emilian-Romagnol, Extremaduran, Fala, Franco-Provençal, French, Friulian, Galician, Gallo, Gascon, Genoese, Guernésiais, Istro-Romanian, Istriot, Italian, Jèrriais, Ladino, Ladin, Ligurian, Lombard, Lorrain, Megleno-Romanian, Mirandese, Moldovan, Monégasque, Mozarabic, Neapolitan, Occitan, Occitan (Auvergnat), Occitan (Languedocien), Occitan (Limousin), Occitan (Provençal), Picard, Piedmontese, Portuguese, Romanian, Romansh, Sardinian, Sicilian, Spanish, Valencian, Venetian, Walloon

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