HyperDic: romany

English > 3 senses of the word Romany:
ADJECTIVEpertRomany, Romaniof or relating to the Gypsies or their language or culture
NOUNperson Romany, Gypsy, Gipsy, Rommany, Romani, Roma, Bohemiana member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling
communicationRomany, Gypsythe Indic language of the Gypsies
Romany > pronunciation
Soundsraa'mahniy; row'mahniy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > Romany: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to the Gypsies or their language or culture.
SynonymRomani
Spanishcalé, cíngaro, gitano, romaní
Catalangitano, romaní, zíngar
NounsGypsya member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling
English > Romany: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America).
SynonymsGypsy, Gipsy, Rommany, Romani, Roma, Bohemian
NarrowergitanaA Spanish female Gypsy
gitanoA Spanish male Gypsy
BroaderIndianA native or inhabitant of India
Spanishcalé, cíngaro, gitana, gitano, Roma, Romaníes, romaní, Romaní
Catalangitana, gitano, romaní, romanís, zíngar
English > Romany: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningThe Indic language of the Gypsies.
SynonymGypsy
BroaderSanskrit, Sanskritic language(Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism)
Spanishromaní, romanó
Catalangitano, romaní

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