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The other day I was on the web and typed in Romnichels and it had a thing that was suposed to be a Romnichel dictionary and I only reconized like only like 5 words see how many u reconized

 


A

aleluyas--Pentecostals (spanish)

amaro'-our (kalderash and greek rom), also ama-ro-("-" as drawn out

vowel)(welsh rom), from hama-ra-(hindi), asma-'ka(sanskrit)

albergo--inn

awenydd;awenyddion--"inspired one" seer/shaman(welsh)

are/is--se

agreement/resignation (expression)--vai' datha ("many paths")

B

bar, bur (cal'e)--mountain

barban--wind

baro'--big(kalderash and greek rom), also ba-ro-(welsh rom), from

bar.a-(hindi), vad.ra(sanskrit)

bidonville--shantytown

bal, bala--hair, from ba-l(hindi), bhagini-(sanskrit)

--ben--suffix to form abstract nouns

bar--brother(domari)

baxt--fate, karma, one's nature, fortune, ie, way things are, meant to be,

possibly from bakht--fortune iranian)

baksheesh--good fortune, exclamation(iranian)

bestipen--wealth, riches

berk--breast(arabic)

bo-v--oven(armenian)

beng--devil(european rom), frog(syrian rom and indic)

boba--bean(slavic)

bu-ino---proud(slavic)

bauri---snails(welsh rom, rumanian)

bravi'os--nomadic,"wild"

bul--buttocks

bitcheno pawdel--to be deported, "sent across," also bitchady pawdel

bitcherin' mush--magistrate, "transporter" (anglorom)

boreens--side-roads (gammon)

b' o-r--non-Rom womon

bog--get, be paid

b' e-g--take

bob--money

brother--pral(greek rom and kalderash), also prala (euro-rom), plal(greek rom), phal(welsh rom), phral/pal (anglo rom), from bha-i-(hindi), bhra-tr.(sanskrit)

breast--c'uc'i(indic)

boy--chavvie(anglo rom)

beast of burden--grast(armenian)

birth (circumstances of)--jati(indic)

belt--kis'ti(welsh rom, persian)

blind--koro(welsh rom, persian)

button--koc'o(armenian)

blood-bound (by blood vow, avenging someone, has swearing-to-deity connotations)--kal' enedral

book/tale/story--lil

beer--lovi'na(slavic)

by the gods--li' ha' eer, exclamation

by the highest gods--li' sa' eer

berry--mu-ra(welsh rom, rumanian)

bad--nes, also g' ami(gammon)

blood sister(by oath, chosen family)--she' enedra

brotherhood, solidarity--shena

body--tru-pos(slavic)

beloved--ves' tacha

breadcrumbs--xume'l(arabic)

bride--shebari, boria (albanian rom, also means step-daughter)

boss--glox(non-rom, ie, The Man)(gammon)

beg--g' e-g(gammon)

C

cam--sun

cha'risma--religious state-of-grace

cante jondo--"deep song", traditional, one of bases of flamenco movement

c'or--to steal(greek rom)

c'oribe'--theft

choro--thief

corthu--one being, joined

city--Forjus (hungarian rom), foros (cal`e)

ciocoi--overseer(vlach rom)

clachans--settled family groups(gammon)

clank--to hide(gammon)

cokalos--bone (hungarian rom)

crush--get out

comfort(as in, "i'm sorry" during a tragedy)--du' dera

caravan group--kumpa'nia(basic unit, can incl. more than 1 tribe, clan,

extended, and chosen family)

cat--mac'ka(slavic)

cheer up--manc'(welsh rom, rumanian)

cunt--ming(anglo rom), entered british slang as minge

cream--smente'na(slavic)

clan--shena, also vitsa/vitsi, varnas(indic)

child/ren--sedre/sedrin

coming--toreen, 'tori(gammon)

car--lork

chovihani--witch

D

dant--tooth

diva'no--discussion (to settle disputes)

--der--suffix "--er"

drom--road(anglo rom)

dat--father(greek rom), also dad(greek rom and kalderash), from ta-t(hindi),

ta-ta(sanskrit)

dik--to see(greek rom), dr.ks.ati(sees)(sanskrit), also dikh(welsh rom and

kalderash), de-kh(hindi)

dari-av--sea(welsh rom, persian)

dudu'm--melon, gourd(armenian)

dz'olana--mule(armenian)

dosta--enough(slavic)

Dya, dai, daj (albanian rom)--mother

dester' edre--bird (general)

dhon--very much

dest--wind

dead person, associated with uncleanness, vampirism--mulo

death feasts--poma'na

dishonored/unclean status--prastlo(sinti)

drink(to)--pi-(greek and welsh rom), pitarer-(hungarian rom) pe-(kalderash), pi'bati(drinks)

dough--xume'r(arabic)

darling--pisliskurja(bohemian rom)

death--moarte

drabengro--medicine man (healer)

drink(a)--lus', lus(gammon)

E

e---the(welsh rom)

--em--first person singular for preterite (kalderash)

--e'sko--possessive case ending(kalderash)

edre--sibling

edra--sister

--er, suffix--mai, affix (rumanian)

explain--get' ke

enemy--jostumal,"wishes you harm"

ever--vare, prefix(welsh rom, rumanian)

F

familia--extended family

foros--town(greek)

file/filidh--"vision poet," seer/shaman(irish gaelic)

for' shava--very, very good

feen--man(gammon)

forever--sutho

casual friend, acquaintance--kestra

find(go)--kulath

friend of...(insulting)--ran, suffix

spirit/heart-friend--te' sorthene

forest--ves'

forgetful(to be of)--var' athanda

foreign--themenge

field--sa-rk(gammon)

G

grai--horse(anglo rom, possibly from armenian "grast"), also gras(kalderash)

gha-m--heat(hindi), from gharma'(sanskrit)

gestena--thank you

garda--police(gammon)

gropa--shop(gammon)

g' ami--bad(gammon)

glox--man, non-Traveller(gammon)

glo-kots--police(gammon)

g' e-g--beg(gammon)

gored, grushi--money(gammon)

gullible person--so' trekoth, "gape-mouthed hatchling"

go gently--kathal

go onward--kele

gold--sonkai

great trick--o xonxano' baro'(cale'), hokano baro (hungarian rom)

gun--pus'ka(slavic)

girl(pre-puberty)--shey(austrian rom), also tehara(basque)

godmother--kirvi(austrian rom)

greeting--sastipe

girl/young womon(of marriageable age)--shebari

H

hi/hin/hum--is/was/will be

ha--has(cal`e)

ha-th--hand(hindi), from h`asta(sanskrit)

hai--yes

hai shala--do you understand?

hai'she'li--yes, i swear!

her'y--truth?

huts--kleti(bulgarian)

hide/skin--mortsi-(armenian)

horseshoe--petalo(greek)

head--`ser`o(greek rom and kalderash), also ser`o(greek rom), `se-ro-(welsh

rom), from sir(hindi), `s`iras(sanskrit)

homosexual--she'chorne

horseshit--sheka

household/tent--ts`erha(in lovara may also mean clan)

hot--tatt`o(greek rom), also tato-(welsh rom), tat`o(kalderash), from tatta-

(hindi), tapta(sanskrit)

hawk--tale

honor for road travel--yuthi'so'coro

house--k'ena(gammon), ker (hungarian rom)

I

i---the(welsh rom)

isda--see!, exclamation

inox--item(gammon)

inn--kir`c`ima(slavic)

is/are--si/is`i

it is--nos

I--me-, from maivi(hindi), m`aya-(sanskrit)

intermediary with gaje/leader--Rom bar`o, "big man"

J

jude--judge, tax-collector(vlach rom)

jel'enedra--little sister

jel'sutho'edrin--companion animals

jekhipe--Oneness

judgment--kr`isis(greek)

K

kris romani--trial to settle disputes

kris--formal tribunal/trial(greek)

kerdem--i made(kalderash), also ked`om(welsh rom)

kam--sun(greek rom), also kham(welsh rom and kalderash)

kon--who

ki`s--silk(welsh rom, persian)

kis`i--purse(arabic)

koto-r--piece(armenian)

kom`i--more(greek)

kralis--king(greek,slavic)

kascht--wood

kadessa--mouse

krethes--speculation

kori--penis, coulter

L

le--the(kalderash)

lalleri--non-Rom speaking(also tribal grouping from bohemia)

lalo--red

lon--salt

lav--word, possibly from lafz(arabic)

liri--law(cal`e)

leshya'e--helpful spirit, not mulo

liha'irden--deer-footed

living-waggon--vardo

left(side)--zeravo-

long-distance travellers--storvandre

M

mageripen--purity code(polish rom)

marim`e--unclean status(south east european rom, greek)

moxado--stained, unclean status(anglo and welsh rom)

magerd`o--stained, unclean status(polish rom)

mrak`s--smear, unclean status(sanskrit)

macho, maczo--fish

man`u`s--rom man, from ma-nus.ya(hindi), m`a-nus.a(sanskrit)

mai--affix --er(rumanian, vlach rom)

--mos--suffix for abstact nouns(greek)

--men--suffix to form passive participles(greek)

--m`e--suffix to form passive participles(greek)

mi`zak--wicked(slavic)

mui--mouth

manishie--womon, wife(Scot and anglo rom)

misli--travel(gammon)

milk--tud, chuti

man--(of rom)rom, dom, lom(also person in general, i think, "man" may be

english translation artifact), feen(gammon)

migratory farm workers--spalpeens(gammon)

N

natsia--nation, tribe(rumanian, kalderash)

nak--nose(greek rom), also nakh(welsh rom and kalderash)from na-k(hindi),

nakka(sanskrit)

nav--name, from na-m(hindi), n`a-man(sanskrit)

nicobado--taken away(cal`e)

non-Rom--gage, gorgio, pale`cido, gaudja, etc. (you know these already, I gather.)

nonsense--shesti

O

-os--masculine ending(greek)

o--the(cal`e)

overseer--vatave

old--puro

P

pale`cido--unclean status, dishonored, set apart(sinti)

pan`i--water (greek rom), also pa-ni-(welsh rom), pai(kalderash), from pa-ni-

(hindi), and pan`i-y`a(sanskrit)

pen, penne--sister(greek rom), also phen(welsh rom), phei(kalderash)

pir--foot

po`s`um--wool(welsh rom, persian)

parami`sus--tale(greek)

pretera--wildcat

poteen--whiskey(esp. bootleg)(gammon)

R

r`asa--race, tribe(lovara, rumanian)

romipen--gypsyness, the state of being gypsy (can be lost through pollution)

road--tober(gammon)

running--vetha

raven--curaco

S

slavi--saints' day festivals(catholic and orthodox christian)

sov--to sleep, sv`apati(sleeps)(sanskrit), also from so-na-(hindi)

`ser`o--head(greek rom, kalderash), also ser`o(greek rom), `se-ro-(welsh rom),

from sir(hindi), `s`iras(sanskrit)

skorni--top-boots(slavic)

stanya--stable(noun)(slavic)

sadullos--safe

staven--water

shala--understand

she--swear

shaia--sister(basque)

smavandre--short-distance travellers

shadogs--cops/pigs/etc., also shades, `si-drugs(gammon)

sing--gilyabar (cal`e)

suni--saw(gammon)

salk--take(gammon)

seer,shaman--taibhsear, "vision--seer"(scots gaelic)

star--aster(celtic)

T

tern`o--young(vlach rom)

tarned`er--younger(welsh rom)

tu--you(singular)(greek rom and kalderash), also tu-(welsh rom), from

tu-(hindi), tuv`am(sanskrit)

ta`co--true(welsh rom)

ta`ciben--truth(welsh rom)

te'sorthene--friend bonded by heart,spirit

tehara--young girl(basque)

tigins--small/one-room houses, especially refers to government

settlements(irish)

tips--dumps(gammon)

truth--her'y

two--yai

U

--uri,--uria--plural noun suffix(vlach rom, rumanian)

V

vord`er-- vehicle 

vardo--living wagon

varek`ai--wherever(welsh rom, rumanian)

vyusher--wolf

Numbers

1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,20

jek (yeck), dui, trin, schtar, panj (pansch), tschov (job), efta, otor, enija, deque, bis

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