Norwegian words in French in Normandy?

Discussion in 'Etymology, History of languages, and Linguistics (EHL)' started by Roel~, Feb 7, 2013.

  1. Roel~ Member

    Nederlands - Nederland
    Normandy is the part of France where Normans settled in the medieval times. They adapted to the country in which they lived and after a while they spoke French, but I wonder if there are still some words from Medieval-Norse left in the French spoken in Normandy.
  2. merquiades

    merquiades Senior Member

    USA Northeast
    Hello Roel. What you are looking for is here. The Scandinavian words had an impact in Norman French (different from standard French). I believe this dialect is on the verge of dying out today thoush...

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