Rhaetian

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Etymology[edit]

From Rhaetia +‎ -an.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹiːʃn̩/, /ˈɹiːʃɪən/

Noun[edit]

Rhaetian (plural Rhaetians)

  1. A native or inhabitant of Rhaetia in central and eastern Switzerland. [from 16th c.]

Adjective[edit]

Rhaetian (comparative more Rhaetian, superlative most Rhaetian)

  1. Pertaining to the culture or geography of Raetia. [from 16th c.]

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Rhaetian

  1. Rhaeto-Romanic, a continuum of modern Romance languages spoken in much the same region. [from 18th c.]
  2. (linguistics) An extinct non-Romance language spoken in the ancient region of Raetia in the eastern Alps in pre-Roman and Roman times. [from 19th c.]

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