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Romany

Romany languages like Kalderash are used by Roma worldwide, especially in eastern Europe (linguistic map).

Entries shown below:  Kalderash and Lovari


top Kalderash (also known as Vlax Romany)

The largest amount of Romany literature is written in Kalderash, which is considered to be "standard" Romany.

1) Kai munrhi soba?

2) Kai e moria?

3) Kai o virto?

4) Te na azvas man kothe!

Alternate names for Kalderash Romany include Kalderash Romani, Vlax Romany, Vlax Romani, Gypsy, Tsigene, Romanese, Romany, Romani, and Danubian (some of which are inexact or inappropriate)



top Lovari

The Lovari dialect is used by the Lovari Roma.

[the four essential travel phrases]

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Sándor Avraham's article on the term Vlax/Vlah/Vlach: Myths and Facts about Roma

Writing system information at Omniglot


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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