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The ancestor of Romani is thought to have been the language of the Roma people of central India. Linguistic data suggest that the Roma left the Indian subcontinent in the second half of the first millennium AD, passing through what is now Afghanistan, Iran, Armenia, and Turkey.
The cause of the Roma emigration is unknown due to the absence of written records. What is known is that they reached the Balkan peninsula by the 14th century AD. The development of Romani was strongly influenced by its contact with European languages.
The greatest influence came from Byzantine Greek which had an impact on Romani vocabulary, phonology and grammar. The Roma are popularly known in English as Gypsies, a word which is derived from the word Egypt, based on the mistaken belief that they were natives of Egypt.
The term was never used by the Roma to describe themselves. In the absence of reliable census figures, the total population of Romani speakers can only be estimated. There is no census data on the number of Gypsies in the U.
By most estimates, theremay be anywhere fromtomembers of various Gypsy groups scattered around the country. They tend to live in poor urban areas and often try to conceal their ethnic identify to avoid discrimination. Europe During the Holocaust,Gypsies, like the Jews, were targeted by the Nazis for persecution and annihilation.
Today, however, Romani is the largest minority language in the European Union since it was joined by Romania and Bulgaria. In some European countries, Romani has limited use in government publications, education, and the media.
Spain has a large number of Gypsies, called Gitanos. Top There are several reasons for the great diversity of regional Romani dialects: Vlachs are Roma who have lived for many centuries in Romania. Vlax-speaking groups include the greatest number of speakers of Romani.
However, due to numerous borrowings from contact languages, the sound systems of different Romani dialects include additional phonemes from these languages.
Vowels The vowel system of Romani typically consists of the five vowel phonemes. In addition, Western European dialects of Romanii tend to show vowel length distinctions.Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years.
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