Definition of Ladin

1. Noun. A Rhaeto-Romance dialect of Romansh spoken in southeastern Switzerland.

Generic synonyms: Rhaeto-romance, Rhaeto-romanic



Definition of Ladin

1. n. A Romansch dialect spoken in some parts of Switzerland and the Tyrol.

2. n. A person speaking Ladin as a mother tongue.

Definition of Ladin

1. Proper noun. A sub-dialect of the Indo-European Romance superfamily, spoken primarily in the southeastern region of Switzerland, the upper portion of Tyrol, and northern Italy. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Ladin

1. A Romansch dialect spoken in some parts of Switzerland and the Tyrol. Origin: From L. Latinus Latin. See Latin. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Ladin Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ladin

ladies-in-waiting
ladies and gentlemen
ladies auxiliary
ladies first
ladies man
ladies men
ladies of leisure
ladies of the night
ladies room
ladies who lunch
ladieswear
ladified
ladifies
ladify
ladifying
ladin (current term)
lading
lading-can
ladings
ladinos
ladkin
ladkins
ladle
ladled
ladleful
ladlefuls
ladler
ladlers
ladles
ladles and jellyspoons

Literary usage of Ladin

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"The ladin element is clearly observable in the most ancient examples of the ... The main characteristics by which the ladin type is determined may be ..."

2. Europe by Frederick William Rudler (1885)
"... or ladin Race and Language. AMONGST the various political forms of government developed in Europe that of a federal republic has been realised by the ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"—The ladin element is further found in greater or leas degree throughout an ... and the ladin element is clearly observable in the most ancient examples of ..."

4. Tramps Through Tyrol: Life, Sport, and Legend by Frederick Wolcott Stoddard (1912)
"Language is the strongest proof of origin, and the people of the Tyrolese valleys, where ladin is spoken, were doubtless allied to the ..."

5. Recollections of My Life by Hermann Krüsi, Elizabeth Sheldon Alling (1907)
"n MY CONTRIBUTION CONCERNING THE ORIGIN AND CHARACTER OF THE RH^TO-ROMANIC OR ladin DIALECT SPOKEN IN SWITZERLAND IF, from a point where the boundaries of ..."

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