Romansh
rumantsch, rumàntsch,
romauntsch, romontsch
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From top left to bottom right: Sutsilvan inscription on a house in Andeer, Sursilvan house inscription in Sagogn, Rumantsch Grischun sign in the Swiss National Park, Vallader Sgraffito in Guarda.
Pronounce [rʊˈmantʃ] (About this soundlisten), [ʁoˈmɔntʃ] (About this soundlisten), [rʊˈmɛntʃ] (About this soundlisten), [rʊˈmaʊ̯ntʃ], [rʊˈmœntʃ]
Country Switzerland
Region Grisons (Graubünden)
Ethnicity Romansh
Speakers
44,354 (main language) (2017)
60,000 (regular speakers) (2000)
Family
Forms
Putèr
Sutsilvan
Surmiran
Sursilvan
Vallader
Dialects
Writing
Latin
AreaSoutheast borders, Grisons Canton, Surselva valley (Vorderrhein), Hinterrhein valley; Engadine, Val Mustair.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 rm
ISO 639-2 roh
ISO 639-3 roh
Glottolog roma1326
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The traditional Romansh-speaking parts of Switzerland (dark green)
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