Definition of Romansh

1. Noun. The Rhaeto-Romance language spoken in southeastern Switzerland; it is an official language of Switzerland.

Exact synonyms: Rumansh
Generic synonyms: Rhaeto-romance, Rhaeto-romanic



2. Adjective. Of or relating to the Romansh language.
Exact synonyms: Rumansh
Partainyms: Rumansh

Definition of Romansh

1. Proper noun. The minority Romance language of Switzerland - one of the Rhaeto-Romance languages ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Romansh Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Romansh

Romanish
Romanism
Romanist
Romanists
Romanization
Romanizer
Romanizers
Romano-Ward syndrome
Romanoff
Romanov
Romanova
Romanovsky type stain
Romanowsky's blood stain
Romans
Romansch
Romansh
Romantic
Romantic period
Romanticism
Romantick
Romany
Romberg
Romberg's disease
Romberg's sign
Romberg's symptom
Romberg's syndrome
Romberg's trophoneurosis
Romberg-Howship symptom
Romberg test
Rombo

Literary usage of Romansh

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1. Human Geography: An Attempt at a Positive Classification, Principles and by Jean Brunhes, Isaiah Bowman, Richard Elwood Dodge, Irville Charles Le Compte (1920)
"PRINCIPAL REGIONS OF GEOGRAPHIC DISTRIBUTION OF PLACE NAMES WITH TERMINATION "ENS" OR "INGES" IN THE romansh DISTRICT It is a question of the terminations ..."

2. The Bookworm: An Illustrated Treasury of Old-time Literature (1890)
"... The Editio Princeps of the romansh Bible. /HT~*HE first edition of the complete Bible in romansh appeared in J. four folio volumes: ..."

3. A New and Comprehensive Gazetteer by George Newenham Wright (1836)
"... or romansh language is spoken here. The town suffered severely in 1799 on the retreat of Suwarrow before Mus- eena, and subsequently, in 1801, ..."

4. History of Provençal Poetry by Claude Charles Fauriel (1860)
"All that we know concerning the existence and the culture of the romansh dialects previously to the year S42, is derived from historical indications. ..."

5. The Musical World (1855)
"FOR the so-called romansh nations of Europe, among whom the unlimited Quixotism of the romance—mixing up all the Germanic and romansh elements confusedly ..."

6. Handbook for Travellers in Southern Germany: Being a Guide to Wuertemberg by John Murray (Firm, John Murray (Firm) (1858)
"This language, called the Rhaetian, or more commonly the romansh language, has two principal idioms : romansh proper, spoken in the western districts of the ..."

7. A Geographical View of the World: Embracing the Manners, Customs and by Richard Phillips, James Gates Percival (1838)
"If V. romansh. The language of the Grisons. Proper name Chur- walsh. It is derived from the Romana rustica modified by the original ..."

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