Romansh leid

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Rumantsch, Rumàntsch,
Romauntsch, Romontsch
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Frae tap left tae bottom richt: Sutsilvan inscription on a hoose in Andeer, Sursilvan hoose inscription in Trun, Rumantsch Grischun sign in the Swiss Naitional Pairk, Vallader Sgraffito in Guarda.
Pronunciation[rʊˈmantʃ], [ʁoˈmɔntʃ], [rʊˈmɛntʃ], [rʊˈmaʊ̯ntʃ], [rʊˈmœntʃ]
Native taeSwisserland
RegionGrisons (Graubünden)
EthnicityRomansh Swiss
Native speakers
36,600 (main leid) (2012)[1]
60,000 (regular speakers) (2000)[2]
Staundart forms
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
Leid codes
ISO 639-1rm
ISO 639-2roh
ISO 639-3roh
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The tradeetional Romansh-speakin pairts o Swisserland (dark green)
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Romansh (an aa spelled Romansch, Rumantsch, or Romanche; Romansh: Aboot this soondrumantsch , rumàntsch, Aboot this soondromauntsch  or Aboot this soondromontsch ) is a Romance leid spoken predominantly in the sootheastren Swiss canton o Grisons (Graubünden), whaur it haes offeecial status alangside German an Italian an is uised as the medium o instruction in schuils in Romansh-speakin auries.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Population résidante permanente âgée de 15 ans ou plus, selon la langue principale". Office fédéral de la statistique. Retrieved 17 November 2014.
  2. Die aktuelle Lage des Romanischen, Kommentar zu den Volkszählungsresultaten. (PDF) . Retrieved on 2012-02-28.
  3. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Romansh". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.