Songs & Rhymes In Picard

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About the Picard Language

Picard is the language traditionally spoken in Northern France, in the Picardy and Nord-Pas de Calais regions, and also in the Belgian province of Hainaut.

In the Nord-Pas de Calais area, Picard is often improperly called Chtimi (or Chti). It's a language of Oïl, as are standard French, Normand and Champenois.

Map Credit: Raymond Dubois, Joëlle Désiré and Jean-Luc Vigneux from Ch'Lanchron, who was nice enough to allow us to use the map from his site.

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