Langues d'oïl facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsOïl
|Northern and central France, Belgium, Switzerland|
The geographical spread of the Oïl languages (other than French) can be seen in shades of green and yellow on this map
Langues d'oïl (which literally means in English: "languages of yes") is the linguistic and historical name for the Gallo-Romance languages which developed from Latin in the northern territories of Roman Gaul that now are occupied by northern France, part of Belgium and the Channel Islands.
- Romance languages
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Bilingual street sign for market square in French and Walloon
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