Provençal phrasebook

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Warning! The language presented here is not Provençal but Langedocian. See talk page for more information.

Langedocian is a language spoken in southern France and other areas of France and Italy.

Pronunciation guide[edit]

Phrase list[edit]

Provençal-speaking nations[edit]

France 
França
Italy 
Itàlia
Spain 
Espanha
Monaco 
Mónegue
United States
Estats Units (Es-tats-oo-nits)

Essentials[edit]

Greetings[edit]

Good morning. 
Bona matin. (Bo-nuh-ma-tin)
Good evening. 
Bon vèspre. (Bon-vees-pre)
Good afternoon. 
Bonser. (Bon-ser)
Hello. 
Adieu. (Ad-dieu)
What is your name? (formal) 
Cossí te dison? (Cuss-ee-te-di-sun?)
What is your name? (familiar) 
Cossí te dises? (Cuss-ee-te-di-ses?)
My name is... 
Mon nom est... (Mon-nom-ess-t)
Delighted. 
Encantat. (En-can-ta)
Likewise. 
Agradarsatge. (Ag-ra-dar-sagi)
Pleased to meet you. 
Content vos rencontrar. (Con-tent-voo-re-con-trar)
Mister (Mr.) 
Monsen (M.)
Madam (Mrs.) 
Madòna (Mdm.)
Miss (Ms.) 
Madomaisèla (Mla.)
How are you? (familiar) 
Cossí vas? (Coss-ee-vas?)
How are you (formal) 
Cossí va? (Coss-ee-va?)
What's happening? 
Qué passa? (Keh-pas-sa?)
How are you 
Cossí anatz? (Coss-ee-anat-ss?)
well 
ben (ben)
Thank you. 
Mercé. (mer-ceh)
Good-bye. 
Adieu. (A-deu)
Good-bye. (formal) 
Adieussiatz. (Ad-dieu-si-as)
See you later. 
Adieussiatz. (As-dieu-si-as)
See you tomorrow. 
Adieu-deman. (Ad-dieu-de-man)
See you. 
A reveire. (Arre-vea-re)

Numbers[edit]

One (1) 
Un (un)
Two (2) 
Dos (dos)
Three (3) 
Tres (th-re-ss)
Four (4) 
Quatre (quat-r)
Five (5) 
Cinc (zinc)
Six (6) 
Sièis (seei-s)
Seven (7) 
Sèt (seet)
Eight (8) 
Uèit (wait)
Nine (9) 
Nòu (noou)
Ten (10) 
Dix (dix)
Eleven (11) 
Onze (on-ze)
Twelve (12) 
Dotze (dot-ze)
Thirteen (13) 
Trètze (thret-ze)
Fourteen (14) 
Catòrze (ca-toor-ze)
Fifteen (15) 
Quinze (kin-ze)
Sixteen (16) 
Setze (set-ze)
Seventeen (17) 
Dètz-e-sèt (deet-ze-seet)
Eighteen (18) 
Dètz-e-uèch (deet-ze-huee-ch)
Nineteen (19) 
Dètz-e-nòu (deet-ze-noou)
Twenty (20) 
Vint (veint)
Twenty-one (21) 
Vint-e-un (veint-e-un)
Thirty (30) 
Trenta (th-rain-ta)
Forty (40) 
Quaranta (qua-ran-ta)
Fifty (50) 
Cinquanta (cin-quan-ta)
Sixty (60) 
Seissanta (seis-san-ta)
Seventy (70) 
Setanta (set-tan-ta)
Eighty (80) 
Ochanta (o-chan-ta)
Ninety (90) 
Nonanta (no-nan-ta)
One hundred (100) 
Cent (cent)

Body parts[edit]

Head 
Tèsta (tes-tuh)
Eye 
Uèlh (uu-ei)
Nose 
Nas (nas)
Mouth 
Boca (bo-cuh)
Arm 
Braç (bra-sh)
Hand 
Man (mann)
Finger 
Det (det)
Stomach 
Ventre (ven-tre)
Leg 
Camba (cam-ba)
Foot 
Pè (pei)

School objects[edit]

Pen 
Estilo (es-ti-lo)
Folder 
Dorsièr (door-si-ee)
Notebook 
Quasèrn (qua-seer)
Student 
Estudiant (es-tu-di-an)
Paper 
Papièr (pa-piee-)
Pencil 
Gredon (gre-don)
Book 
Libre (lee-brae)
Teacher (male) 
Professor (pro-fes-soo)
Teacher (female) 
Professora (pro-fes-sooro)
Desk 
Taula (tau-la)
Classroom 
Sala de classa (sa-la-de-class-a)

The calendar[edit]

Year 
An (aun)
Day 
Jorn (gsh-orn)
Week 
Setmana (set-ma-na)
Sunday 
Dimenge (di-menje)
Monday 
Diluns (di-luns)
Tuesday 
Dimarts (di-marts)
Wednesday 
Dimèrcres (di-meer-crees)
Thursday 
Dijòus (di-joou)
Friday 
Divendres (di-ven-dres)
Saturday 
Dissabte (dis-ab-te)
January 
Genièr (jen-neer)
February 
Febrièr (feb-reer)
March 
Març (marsh)
April 
Abrial (ab-ri-al)
May 
Mai (mai)
June 
Junh (june)
July 
Julhet (jull-het)
August 
Agost (aw-gost)
September 
Setembre (se-tem-brae)
October 
Octòbre (ot-too-brae)
November 
Novembre (no-vem-brae)
December 
Decembre (de-sem-brae)
Today 
Uèi (oo-way)
Tomorrow 
Deman (de-man)

Note: In Provençal, days of the week and months are only capitalized when they are in the beginning of a sentence.

Weather conditions[edit]

Sunny
Solelhós (so-leel-oh-s)
Hot
Caud (cod)
Cold
Freg (freech)
Windy
Vent (ven)
Rainy
Plòure (pl-oou-re)
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