- Romanian (archaically Rumanian or Roumanian; autonym: limba română [ˈlimba roˈmɨnə] (listen), "the Romanian language ", or românește, lit. "in Romanian") is a Balkan Romance language spoken by approximately 24–26 million people as a native language, primarily in Romania and Moldova , and by another 4 million people as a second language.
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Speakers of the Romani language usually refer to the language as rromani ćhib "the Romani language" or rromanes "in a Rom way". This derives from the Romani word rrom, meaning either "a member of the (Romani) group" or "husband".
- Balkan Romani, Baltic Romani, Carpathian Romani, Finnish Kalo, Persian Romani, Sinte Romani, Vlax Romani, Welsh-Romani
- c. 3.5 million (SIL Ethnologue) (2015)
Romanian is a part of the Eastern Romance sub-branch of Romance languages, a linguistic group that evolved from several dialects of Vulgar Latin which separated from the Western Romance languages in the course of the period from the 5th to the 8th centuries.
Romani language From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Romani or Romany (native name: romani ćhib) is the language of the Roma and Sinti. The Indo-Aryan Romani language should not be confused with either Romanian (spoken by Romanians), or Romansh (spoken in parts of southeastern Switzerland), both of which are Romance languages.CountrySpeakers%Albania90,00095%Austria20,00080%Belarus27,00095%Belgium10,00080%
Angloromani or Anglo-Romani (literally "English Romani"; also known as Angloromany, Rummaness, or Pogadi Chib) is a mixed language involving the presence of Romani vocabulary and syntax in the English used by descendants of Romanichal Travellers in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, United States, and South Africa.No.EnglishAngloromani Rummanes1Imandi2you (singular)tutti3helesti/latti4weus
Welsh Romani (or Welsh Kalá) is a variety of the Romani language which was spoken fluently in Wales until at least 1950. It was spoken by the Kale group of the Romani people who arrived in Britain during the 16th century.
It is a mixed language (referred to as a Para-Romani language in Romani linguistics) based on Romance grammar, with an adstratum of Romani lexical items through language shift by the Romani community. It is often used as an argot, a secret language for discreet communication amongst Iberian Romani.
In Romani, the native language of the Romani, the word for people is pronounced or depending on dialect ([ˈrom] or [ˈʀom] in the singular). Starting from the 1990s, the word has also been officially used in the Romanian language, although it has been used by Romani activists in Romania as far back as 1933.
The Romani are widely known in English by the exonymGypsies(or Gipsies), which is considered by some Roma people to be pejorative due to its connotations of illegality and irregularity. Beginning in 1888, the Gypsy Lore Societystarted to publish a journal that was meant to dispel rumors about their lifestyle.
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- 225,000 (0.36%)
Romani (řomani čhib), även romska  eller zigenska  , hör till den indoariska språkgrenen bland de indoeuropeiska språken.Det gör att romani (tillsammans med bland annat hindi, urdu, bengali och marathi) är besläktat med sanskrit.
The Romani genocide or the Romani Holocaust—also known as the Porajmos (Romani pronunciation: IPA: [pʰoɽajˈmos], meaning "the Devouring"), the Pharrajimos ("Cutting up", "Fragmentation", "Destruction"), and the Samudaripen ("Mass killing")—was the effort by Nazi Germany and its World War II allies to commit ethnic cleansing and eventually genocide against Europe's Romani people.