retoromaani

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< German Rätoromanisch ‎(Romansch)

Noun[edit]

retoromaani

  1. Romansh; also Romansch, Rumantsch, or Romanche

Declension[edit]

Inflection of retoromaani (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative retoromaani
genitive retoromaanin
partitive retoromaania
illative retoromaaniin
singular plural
nominative retoromaani
accusative nom. retoromaani
gen. retoromaanin
genitive retoromaanin
partitive retoromaania
inessive retoromaanissa
elative retoromaanista
illative retoromaaniin
adessive retoromaanilla
ablative retoromaanilta
allative retoromaanille
essive retoromaanina
translative retoromaaniksi
instructive
abessive retoromaanitta
comitative

Usage notes[edit]

The language spoken in Swiss Graubünden is called Rätoromanisch or Bündnerromanisch in German and "Romansh" in English. According to some linguists it forms a group called rätoromanische Sprachen together with Ladin and Friulian, spoken in two geographically separate areas in northeastern Italy. Confusingly, this group is called Rhaeto-Romance in English. Finnish follows the German convention.