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Lorrain

Lorrain is used in parts of the Lorraine region of northeastern France and parts of the Gaume region of southern Belguim.

Dialects/entries shown below:  Borville, Corcieux, Fiménil, and Lunéville-Nord


top Borville

The Patois de Borville is used in the Borville commune in the Meurthe-et-Moselle départment of France.

1) Où'st-ce qu'ast mè chambe?

2) Où'st-ce qu'ast lè mêr?

3) Où'st-ce qu'ast lo cafè?

4) N'm'tochiz-m' tot-lè!



top Corcieux

The Patois de Corcieux is used in the Corcieux commune in the Vosges départment of France.

1) Èwoù'st-ce qu'ost mè chambe?

2) Èwoù'st-ce qu'ost lè mêr?

3) Èwoù'st-ce qu'ost lo cafè?

4) N'me tochèz mi tot-lo!



top Fiménil

The Patois de Fiménil is used in the Fiménil commune in the Vosges départment of France.

1) Où'st-ce qu'åst mè chambe?

2) Où'st-ce qu'åst lè mêr?

3) Où'st-ce qu'åst lo bår?

4) N'me tochèz mi tot-lå!



top Lunéville-Nord

The Patois de Lunéville-Nord is used in the Canton of Lunéville-Nord in the Arrondissement of Lunéville in France.

1) Où ôst-ce qu'ast mo chambe?

2) Où ôst-ce qu'ast lè mêr?

3) Où ôst-ce qu'ast lo cafè?

4) N'm'tochôz-m' tot-lè!



Language information at Wikipedia

(Ethnologue classifies Lorrain as a dialect of French)

Alternate names for Lorrain include Lorraine and Gaumais


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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