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Romansh

 

romansh

Classification: Indo-European – Italic – Romance – Western Romance – Western – Galo-Iberian – Galo-Romance – Galo-Rhaetic – Rhaetic – Romansh

Number of speakers: 40,000 (Ethnologue)

Countries where it is spoken: Switzerland

Varieties:

  • Puter
  • Surmiran
  • Sursilvan
  • Sutsilvan
  • Valader
  • Rumantsch Grischun

Example: (Rumantsch Grischun)

Tuots umans naschan libers de eguals in dignità e drets. Els sun dotats cun intellet e conscienza e dessan agir tanter per in uin spiert da fraternità.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

 

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Other links:

LIA RUMANTSCHA

SOME INFORMATION ON ROMANSH (by Chase Tiffany)

 

Wikitongues Video Sample:

 

Other videos:

LIA RUMANTSCHA (Youtube Channel)

 

 

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