Alps vs Rhaetian - What's the difference?

alps | rhaetian |

As nouns the difference between alps and rhaetian

is that alps is while rhaetian is a native or inhabitant of rhaetia in central and eastern switzerland.

As an adjective rhaetian is

pertaining to the culture or geography of raetia.

As a proper noun rhaetian is

rhaeto-romanic, a continuum of modern romance languages spoken in much the same region.



(wikipedia Alps)

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • A mountain range in Western Europe, running from France to Austria, with its highest peak Mont Blanc at 4808 meters.
  • Usage notes

    Usually referred to as "the Alps".

    Derived terms

    * Bernese Alps


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    Alternative forms

    * Raetian * (obsolete)


    (en noun)
  • A native or inhabitant of Rhaetia in central and eastern Switzerland.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pertaining to the culture or geography of Raetia.
  • Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • Rhaeto-Romanic, a continuum of modern Romance languages spoken in much the same region.
  • (linguistics) An extinct non-Romance language spoken in the ancient region of Raetia in the eastern Alps in pre-Roman and Roman times.
  • See also

    * (Raetic language) * Linguist list entry for: xrr