Art De La Table Provencal by Mediterranean Interiors

Franco-Provençal (also Francoprovençal, Patois or Arpitan) is a language within Gallo-Romance originally spoken in east-central France, western Switzerland and northwestern Italy. Franco-Provençal has several distinct dialects and is separate from but closely related to neighbouring Romance dialects (the langues d'oïl and the langues d'oc, in France, as well as Rhaeto-Romance in Switzerland and Italy).Even with all its distinct dialects counted together, the number of Franco-Provençal speakers has been declining significantly and steadily. According to UNESCO, Franco-Provençal was already in 1995 a "potentially endangered language" in Italy and an "endangered language" in Switzerland and France. Ethnologue classifies it as "nearly extinct".The designation Franco-Provençal (Franco-Provençal: francoprovençâl; French: francoprovençal; Italian: francoprovenzale) dates to the 19th century. In the late 20th century, it was proposed that the language be referred to under the neologism Arpitan (Franco-Provençal: arpetan; Italian: arpitano), and its areal as Arpitania. The use of both neologisms remains very limited, with most academics using the traditional form (often written without the dash: Francoprovençal), while language speakers refer to it almost exclusively as patois or under the names of its distinct dialects (Savoyard, Lyonnais, Gaga in Saint-Étienne, etc.).Formerly spoken throughout the Duchy of Savoy, Franco-Provençal is nowadays spoken mainly in the Aosta Valley as a native language by all age ranges. All remaining areas of the Franco-Provençal language region show practice limited to higher age ranges, except for Evolène and other rural areas of French-speaking Switzerland. It was also historically spoken in the Alpine valleys around Turin and in two isolated towns (Faeto and Celle di San Vito) in Apulia.In France, it is one of the three Gallo-Romance language families of the country (alongside the langues d'oïl and the langues d'oc). Though it is a regional language of France, its use in the country is marginal. Still, organizations are attempting to preserve it through cultural events, education, scholarly research, and publishing.

Article Title : Franco-Provençal
Article Snippet :Franco-Provençal (also Francoprovençal, Patois or Arpitan) is a language within Gallo-Romance originally spoken in east-central France, western Switzerland
Article Title : Provence
Article Snippet :Occitania Bastide (Provençal manor) French Riviera Rulers of Provence Mas (Provençal farmhouse) Saint Sarah Saintes-Maries-de-la-Mer Santon (figurine)
Article Title : Léon Pourtau
Article Snippet :of La Grande Jatte by Seurat Paysage provençal St. Tropez Portrait de madame Vallad Solei Couchant Rue de Village "4 e 1470 - Naissances - Table - 1868
Article Title : Languages of France
Article Snippet :and Landese (Landais) Languedocien Limousin Provençal Nissart (Niçois or Niçart) Catalan Franco-Provençal (also Arpitan): Bressan Dauphinois Forézien
Article Title : France
Article Snippet :many museums owned by cities, the most visited being the Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (0.8 million entries in 2008), which hosts contemporary
Article Title : Baphomet
Article Snippet :"Old Provençal Lai, Lai on, and on," Modern Language Notes, 79.3, French Issue (May 1964:296–308), p. 302. The other chapters are De la ley nova, De caritat
Article Title : Holy Grail
Article Snippet :greatly with many new details. Verses by Rigaut de Barbezieux, a late 12th or early 13th-century Provençal troubador, where mention is made of Perceval,
Article Title : Morgan le Fay
Article Snippet :Imperialia (c. 1211) and La faula, as well as in Breton and Provençal literature, for example in the aforementioned Jaufre and La Bataille Loquifer. The
Article Title : Foie gras
Article Snippet :foie vient de ficatum (foie d'une oie nourrie de figues, et, de là, foie en général). Foie en français, feûte en wallon, fetge en provençal, fégato en
Article Title : Bullfighting
Article Snippet :regular contests held principally in Arles and Nîmes but also in other Provençal and Languedoc towns and villages. Before the course, an abrivado—a "running"

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