Romansh

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Ro·mansh

also Ro·mansch  (rō-mänsh′, -mănsh′)
n.
A Rhaeto-Romance language that is an official language of Switzerland.

[Romansh Romonsch, from Latin Rōmānicus, Roman; see romance.]

Ro•mansh

or Ro•mansch or Ro•mantsch

(roʊˈmænʃ, -ˈmɑnʃ)

n.
the Rhaeto-Romance speech of Grisons in Switzerland, esp. the three dialects of W Grisons, as distinct from the Engadine dialects.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Romansh - the Rhaeto-Romance language spoken in southeastern Switzerland; it is an official language of Switzerland
Rhaeto-Romance, Rhaeto-Romanic - Romance dialects spoken in parts of southeastern Switzerland and northern Italy and the Tyrol
Adj.1.Romansh - of or relating to the Romansh language
Translations
retoromaani
Reto-omaans

Romansh

adjromantsch
nRomantsch nt
References in periodicals archive ?
In the case of the Romansh language, Article 70 of the Swiss Constitution provides only the guarantee for the Romansh-speaking citizens to have their official contact with the federal administration in their own language.
While we may associate old folkways with farmers and peasants, it is unlikely that Romansh language or traditions could have survived without a literate patrician minority.