Provençal language

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Provençal language

(prôväNsäl`): see OccitanOccitan
or Provençal
, member of the Romance group of the Italic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Romance languages). The language label Provençal
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His fame rests chiefly, however, on his being the first poet in the Provencal language whose works are extant.
Provencal poet and teacher, a founder and leader of the Felibrige, a movement dedicated to the restoration and maintenance of Provencal language, literature, and customs; it stimulated the renaissance of the language and customs of the whole of southern France.
Troubadour whose poetry is considered among the finest in the Provencal language.