Ladin

[ luh-deen ]
/ ləˈdin /
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noun

a Rhaeto-Romanic dialect of the southern Tyrol.
a dialect of Romansh spoken in the Inn River valley of Grisons canton, Switzerland.
a person who speaks Ladin.

Origin of Ladin

1875–80; < Romansh < Latin Latīnus Latin
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Ladin

/ (læˈdiːn) /

noun

a Rhaetian dialect spoken in parts of South TyrolCompare Friulian, Romansch

Word Origin for Ladin

C19: from Italian ladino, from Latin latīnus Latin
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Word Origin and History for ladin

Ladin


n.

Rhaeto-Romanic dialect spoken in Switzerland and Tyrol, 1873, from Latin Latinus "Latin."

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