- pl. -·ni or -·nies Gypsy (noun)
- 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 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.