Romance

Definitions of Romance
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adj relating to languages derived from Latin

Romance languages”
Synonyms:
Latin

n the group of languages derived from Latin

Synonyms:
Latinian language, Romance language
Types:
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Haitian Creole
a creole language spoken by most Haitians; based on French and various African languages
Italian
the Romance language spoken in Italy
French
the Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France
Portuguese
the Romance language spoken in Portugal and Brazil
Galician
a language spoken in Galicia in northwestern Spain; it is between Portuguese and Spanish but closer to Portuguese; sometimes considered a Portuguese or Spanish dialect
Spanish
the Romance language spoken in most of Spain and the countries colonized by Spain
Catalan
the Romance language spoken in Catalonia in eastern Spain (related to Spanish and Occitan)
Rhaeto-Romance, Rhaeto-Romanic
Romance dialects spoken in parts of southeastern Switzerland and northern Italy and the Tyrol
Romanian, Rumanian
an eastern Romance language spoken in Romania
Old Italian
the Italian language up to the middle of the 16th century
Sardinian
the Italian dialect spoken in Sardinia; sometimes considered a separate language with many loan words from Spanish
Tuscan
a dialect of Italian spoken in Tuscany (especially Florence)
Langue d'oil, Langue d'oil French
medieval provincial dialects of French spoken in central and northern France
Langue d'oc, Langue d'oc French
medieval provincial dialects of French formerly spoken in the south of France
Old French
the earliest form of the French language; 9th to 15th century
Norman French, Norman-French, Old North French
the medieval Norman dialect of Old French
Anglo-French, Anglo-Norman
the French (Norman) language used in medieval England
Canadian French
the French language as spoken in Quebec, Canada
Walloon
a dialect of French spoken in Belgium and adjacent parts of France
Castilian
the Spanish language as spoken in Castile
Judeo-Spanish, Ladino
the Spanish dialect spoken by Sephardic Jews but written in the Hebrew script
Mexican Spanish
the dialect of Spanish spoken in Mexico
Friuli, Friulian
a Rhaeto-Romance dialect spoken in northeastern Italy
Ladin
a Rhaeto-Romance dialect of Romansh spoken in southeastern Switzerland
Romansh, Rumansh
the Rhaeto-Romance language spoken in southeastern Switzerland; it is an official language of Switzerland
Type of:
Latin
any dialect of the language of ancient Rome

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