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'''French''' is the [[language]] that developed in Northern [[France]] from [[Latin]]. The earliest extant French text is [[The Oath of Strasbourg]], from 842. The dialects of Old French are called collectively [[langue d'oil]]. [[Middle French]] developed around the end of the [[13th century]], and saw the end of the declension system.
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'''French''' is the [[language]] that developed in northern [[France]], and parts of [[Belgium]] and [[Switzerland]] and derived from a mixture of [[Latin]], [[Frankish]] and [[Gaulish]].  
  
 
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The earliest extant French text is [[The Oath of Strasbourg]], from 842 [[CE]]. The dialects of ''Old French'' are called collectively [[langue d'oil]]. ''Middle French'' developed around the end of the [[13th century]], and saw the end of the declension system.
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[[Latin]] was still used as the official [[court]] language of France until [[King]]
  
 
==See Also==
 
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