AskDefine | Define Romany

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


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]

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  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.


the language of the Roma

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