AskDefine | Define Romany

Dictionary Definition

Romany adj : of or relating to the Gypsies or their language or culture; "Romani nomads"; "Romany folk songs"; "a Gypsy fortune-teller" [syn: Romani]

Noun

1 a member of a nomadic people originating in northern India and now living on all continents [syn: Gypsy, Gipsy, Rommany, Roma, Bohemian]
2 the Indic language of the Gypsies [syn: Gypsy]

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Alternative spellings

Proper noun

Romany
  1. The Indo-Aryan macrolanguage of the Roma and Sinti peoples (who are sometime called Gypsies), closely related to Punjabi. Romany consists of a number of languages, which are considered separate in the ISO 639 classification.

Translations

the language of the Roma

External links

Extensive Definition

Romany (or Romani) relates or may refer to:
Privacy Policy, About Us, Terms and Conditions, Contact Us
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2
Material from Wikipedia, Wiktionary, Dict
Valid HTML 4.01 Strict, Valid CSS Level 2.1