Il Pitschen Prinzi, in Romansh, a dialect of Rhaeto-Romance. Romansh (also spelled Romansch, Rumantsch, Romanche) is a Romance language spoken predominantly in the southeastern Swiss canton of Grisons (Graub√ľnden), where it has official status alongside German and Italian. It is used as the medium of instruction in schools in Romansh-speaking areas. Romansh has also been recognised as a national language of Switzerland since 1938, and as an official language since 1996, along with German, French and Italian. It is sometimes grouped by linguists with Ladin and Friulian as a Rhaeto-Romance language.