One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The Rhaeto-Romanic language that is spoken in the Swiss canton of Grisons and is an official language of Switzerland.
- ‘Another 18 percent speak French, about 10 percent - mostly in the Ticino region - speak Italian, and roughly 1 percent speak Romansh, a dialect spoken mostly in the Grison region.’
- ‘Most of the inhabitants speak a German dialect, but French and Italian are also recognized as official languages, and Romansh, spoken by a tiny minority, is a fourth national tongue.’
- ‘The language is, in fact, a mix of several, though it sounds a bit like the Swiss dialect Rumantsch.’
- ‘In 1848, the federal constitution stated, ‘German, French, Italian and Romansh are the national languages of Switzerland.’’
- ‘The Swiss government has launched an offensive to halt the creeping use of English, which it fears is undermining its four official languages; French, German, Italian and Romansh.’
Relating to Romansh.
- ‘The children of the Romansh region learn German or French.’
From Romansh Roman(t)sch, from medieval Latin romanice ‘in the Romanic manner’.
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