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Romansch

Romansch is the fourth national language of Switzerland.

It is used in the Swiss canton of Graubünden/Grisons and parts of neighboring Austria and Italy.

Dialects shown below:  Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter, and Vallader

Rumantsch Grischun (standardized Romansch)

1) Nua è mia chombra?

2) Nua è la splagia?

3) Nua è la bar?

4) Na ma tutgai betg là!


Sursilvan dialect

1) Nua ei mia combra?

2) Nua ei la riva?

3) Nua ei la bar?

4) Tuchei buc en mei leu!


Sutsilvan dialect

1) Noua e la mia tgombra?

2) Noua e la riva?

3) Noua e igl bar?

4) Betga mi tutgead là!


Surmiran dialect

1) Noua è la mia tgombra?

2) Noua è la riva?

3) Noua è la bar?

4) Betg am tutge aint lò!


Puter dialect

1) Inua es mia chambra?

2) Inua es la riva?

3) Inua es la bar?

4) Nu'm tuchè lo!


Vallader dialect

1) Ingio es mia chombra?

2) Ingio es la riva?

3) Ingio es la bar?

4) Nu'm toccai là!


Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Writing system information at Omniglot

Alternate names for Romansch include Rheto-Romance, Rhaeto-Romance, Romansh, and Romanche


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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