Ladin

noun
La·​din | \ lə-ˈdēn How to pronounce Ladin (audio) \

Definition of Ladin

1a : a Rhaeto-Romance dialect of Alto Adige in northern Italy
b : the Rhaeto-Romance dialects of the Engadine Valley in Switzerland
2 : one speaking Ladin as a mother tongue

First Known Use of Ladin

1837, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

History and Etymology for Ladin

Rhaeto-Romance, from Latin Latinum Latin

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“Ladin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ladin. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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