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Romany

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The language of the gypsies, which is an Indo-European language related to Hindi. It is spoken by a dispersed group of about 1 million people, and has many dialects. The name comes (in the...

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Romany

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 94 words.

Nomadic people and their language. Romanies are believed to have originated in n India, and now inhabit Europe, Asia, America,

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Romany

Overview page.

The language of the gypsies, which is an Indo-European language related to Hindi. It is spoken by a dispersed group of about 1 million people, and has many dialects. The name comes (in the...

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Romany Language

Julia Cresswell.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 357 words.

Travellers broaden the mind

Gypsies probably originated in the Indian subcontinent, and their language, Romanynull...

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Romany Rye

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A novel by Borrow, published 1857. ‘Romany Rye’ in gypsy language means ‘Gypsy Gentleman’, a name applied to Borrow from his youth by Ambrose Smith, the Norfolk gypsy. This book is a sequel...

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<i>Romany Rye, The</i>

Edited by Dinah Birch and Katy Hooper.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 49 words.

A novel by George *Borrow, published 1857. ‘Romany Rye’ in Romany language means ‘Gypsy Gentleman’, a name

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<i>Romany Rye, The</i>

Edited by Dinah Birch.

in The Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 49 words.

A novel by George *Borrow, published 1857. ‘Romany Rye’ in Romany language means ‘Gypsy Gentleman’, a name

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Romany rye <i>n.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 30 words.

a non-gypsy gentleman who associates with gypsies.

1857 G. Borrow [bk title] The Romany Rye.

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Romany Rye, The

Edited by Margaret Drabble, Jenny Stringer and Daniel Hahn.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to English Literature

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 48 words.

a novel by Borrow, published 1857. ‘Romany Rye’ in gypsy language means ‘Gypsy Gentleman’, a name applied to

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Romanies

Jacqueline Simpson and Steve Roud.

in A Dictionary of English Folklore

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 3 words.

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Romany

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 420 words.

A gypsy, or the Gypsy language, the speech of the Roma or Zincali. ‘Aukko tu pios adrey Rommanis. Here

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