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ROMANI

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Romani mean? 

ROMANI (noun)
  The noun ROMANI has 1 sense:

1. a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)

  Familiarity information: ROMANI used as a noun is very rare.


ROMANI (adjective)
  The adjective ROMANI has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to the Gypsies or their language or culture

  Familiarity information: ROMANI used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ROMANI (noun)


Sense 1Romani [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Bohemian; Roma; Romani; Romany; Rommany; Gipsy; Gypsy

Hypernyms ("Romani" is a kind of...):

Indian (a native or inhabitant of India)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "Romani"):

gitana (a Spanish female Gypsy)

gitano (a Spanish male Gypsy)


ROMANI (adjective)


Sense 1Romani [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of or relating to the Gypsies or their language or culture

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

Romani; Romany

Context examples:

Romani nomads / Romany folk songs / a Gypsy fortune-teller

Pertainym:

Gypsy (a member of a people with dark skin and hair who speak Romany and who traditionally live by seasonal work and fortunetelling; they are believed to have originated in northern India but now are living on all continents (but mostly in Europe, North Africa, and North America))


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