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Lorrain
gaumais
RegionNortheastern France, Belgium
Dialects
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottologlorr1242
Langues d
Lorrain, at the east among other oïl languages

Lorrain is a language (often referred to as patois) spoken by now a minority of people in Lorraine in France, small parts of Alsace and in Gaume in Belgium. It is a langue d'oïl.

It is classified as a regional language of France and has the recognised status of a regional language of Wallonia, where it is known as Gaumais. It has been influenced by Lorraine Franconian and Luxembourgish, West Central German languages spoken in nearby or overlapping areas.

See also