Gypsy language


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Gypsy language:

see RomaniRomani
or Romany
, people known historically in English as Gypsies and their language.

1 A traditionally nomadic people with particular folkways and a unique language, found on every continent; they are sometimes also called Roma, from the name of a major
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25) The gypsy language, Romany--or calo as it now known in Spain--was not spoken by all gypsies in Lorca's day, or indeed even in George Borrow's day, (26) and in any case Lorca did not speak it; thus it did not form part of the linguistic chessboard of possibilities available to him as he composed his Romancero gitano of 1928.
surely important that gypsy language meant enough to both women that