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DOUGLAS KOLLER wrote:

> As far as French is concerned, they're alive and well and living as
> adjectives:
>
> French: méridional, oriental, septentrional, occidental  (as in: vent
> septentrional -- north wind)

Evidently, though, these are borrowings from Latin, not inherited.

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