- pl. -·ni or -·nies Gypsy ()
- the Indo-Aryan language of the Gypsies, which occurs with dialectal variations in each of the countries where they live
Origin of RomaniRomani romani, feminine and amp; plural of romano, Gypsy ; from rom, a man, husband, Gypsy ; from Sanskrit ?omba?, low-caste musician
of the Gypsies or their language or culture
nounpl. Romani or Rom·a·nis also Romany or Rom·a·nies
- A member of a people that arrived in Europe in migrations from northern India around the 14th century, now also living in the Americas and Australia. Many Romani groups have preserved elements of their traditional culture, including an itinerant existence and the Romani language. Also called Roma.
- The Indic language of the Romani.
Of or relating to the Romani or their language or culture.
Origin of RomaniRomani romani, feminine of romano, from rom, man, from Prakrit &dlowdot;oma, man of a low caste, of Dravidian origin.
- A member of the Roma people.
- Of or belonging to the Roma people.