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Romani Language and Culture

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Classic gypsies, more properly referred to as Romany or Romani people, are those who trace their origins to the extreme north of the Indian Subcontinent and eastern Persia.
ALOT there is no exact amount
Conservative estimate of gypsy deaths is 200,000.
concentration camps
Niglo = Nickolas (Bavarian-Austrian dialect Nigl)Niglio= St. Nickolaus in S. German areas
There is no such language as Yugoslavian. Please specify: Bosnian, Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian, or Slovene
The word Roma in Latin means Rome. I mean like who doesn't know that. It says it in the name. Common sense!
By many battles the Romans occupied individual lands and there was a large number of captives
They are descended from people who emigrated from India to Europe.
no because gypsies are already animals
This is a tricky one, so bear with me... Gypsies (or Romani/Roma as they are officially known) are a nomadic people in Europe who originated from the Indian subcontinent. The Nazis rigidly categorized humanity, in their minds, into distinct groups based on blood, or race. Indians, and Iranians, were...
sharkira or ke$ha
Sister is edra Blood sister is she'enedra
They were accused of stealing from people.
  Upon the Romani flag you will find a wagon wheel, this represents the vardo (traveling home) and it used as a symbol by Roma everywhere often evoking the anthem: Gelem Gelem.
== Answer ==   Many viewed Gypsies to be 'asocial' as they mostly kept to themselves from country to country not adapting to any particular culture. This mostly resulted in Gypsies being segregated from the rest of the population. The Nazis viewed Gypsies to be inferior as well as racially...
Stew and unleavened bread are common staples of gypsies.
Romanies usually follow the predominant religion of their host countries(usually Christian or Muslim), although in & amongst themselves, they have their own religious beliefs & practices.
What happened to the Gypsies is the same thing that happened to the Jews. the were gased and starved, and also had their children experimented on. they suffered exactly the same thing the Jews, and Jehovah's Witnesses, etc. they suffered the same as them. The Gypsies did nothing to Hitler or the...
The gypsy skull tattoo can represent the loss of a loved one. The  gypsy tattoo does hold a high level of symbolic importance to the  women and men over the world.
we think they could be the murderers when as it happens they r not
Ele's father was struck for asking wher te oilets wher.
A gypsy is a person who lives in a caravan and moves from town to town. The man went to see the gypsy woman to have his fortune told.
Yes, they can be pretty religious, just like everyone else.
Gypsies are a nomadic people who wander around Europe and North America. They have no permanent address and live a life on the road.
Many lived in the forests of Europe. A great number were picked up and sent to concentration camps where they were gassed and cremated so they lived in "castles in the air". Some helped fight the war.
There are Gypsies in many countries around the world, where they usually live all their lives. They are a traveling people, but many now reside in permanent homes. There are very few gypsy caravans (Vardies) presently, and for those who exist, most have cars or motor homes.
The answer is No. Gypsy does NOT mean Roma.
Gypsies are good and bad and if you would think about it a lot of people have generated from family to family and a family of traditional Gypsies are not British families they are actually north Indian so really you can almost naturally tell that gypsies can be quite tough at the worst of times....
I recently heard that 12 million people were gassed, six million of whom were Jews. Gypsies were gassed.
  Could you mean "rakli"? Rakli is "non-Romani ("Gypsy") girl" or "non-Romani ("Gypsy") daughter". That is contrasted to "chavi" which is "girl" or "daughter" but refers to Romani.
iron horsemen/ immortals/ 44 south /rebels/ mongols/ red devils/ gods garbage/ satans soldiers/tramps decendants/ devils deciples/bros/mobshitters/vigilantes/vikings/lone wolf/coffin cheaters/bandidos/derelicts to name a few
You can find them in Romania, there are about 2 million gypsies in this country.
Although Romanis usually follow the religion of their host countries, in & among themselves, they have their own beliefs about God, their own shamanism, mythology & folklore. Roma practice divination for non-Romas.
Gypsy mushrooms do not grow in tundra's. They prefer temperate  climates and all mushrooms require moisture in order for them to  grow.
Gypsy Rose Lee was born on January 8, 1911.
Gypsy Rose Lee was born on January 8, 1911.
Gypsy Rose Lee was born on January 8, 1911 and died on April 26, 1970. Gypsy Rose Lee would have been 59 years old at the time of death or 104 years old today.
Gypsy Rose Lee died on April 26, 1970 at the age of 59.
Gypsy Rose Lee died on April 26, 1970 at the age of 59.
A gypsy is defined as a member of a nomadic, Caucasoid people of generally swarthy complexion, who migrated originally from India, settling in various parts of Asia, Europe, and, most recently, North America. It is also defined as an independent, usually nonunion trucker, hauler, operator, etc. So I...
they are 15-17 hands high
Heinrich Himmler wrote a circular upon the "Gypsy Nuisance". Here is a link to a translated version of Himmler's words (I am not certain if it is a translation or a paraphrase): http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/circular.html It was part of the inclusion of Gypsies (Romani and...
If you insult Gypsies they will never invite you to their parties again.If you insult Gypsies [ Rom or Romany peoples ] , simply apologize for your ignorance of their culture and/or customs. If you really insulted them inadverdently , they will forgive you. If you are really interested in having...
Gypsy Vanners are a small draft breed which would put them in the category of a cold blood. They have been considered "The Golden Retriever with hooves", so that should give you some insight on their temperament.
Gypsy Vanner Horses are cart horses. They have good temperaments but are big! They are good for inexperienced riders but I would personally recommend a Quarter Horse. I grew up riding them since I was 3 and they are still my favorite. Goodluck :)
He was probably trying to imply that you have a free spirit, aren't tied down. Souinds like a compliment to me.
The Romani are a cultural group found primarily in Eastern Europe but with populations in most countries. Like with Jewish people there is some argument over if the Romani people are an ethnicity, culture, or religion--however most follow the local religion in where ever they happen to live. Gypsy...
Hilter wanted to make a purified Germany, and according to his doctrine Romani were not "pure." Hitler did not like the Gypsies and he thought they were an "untouchable" race. Hitler also wanted to kill them because the Gypsies (Roma and Sinti) spoke their own languages, had their own culture, and...
Yes, it's a relatively natural, carefree and economically friendly lifestyle. Although you might be classed as a "new age traveller". I think it's something to do with the amount of generations in your family that've lived in a caravan. (I live in a caravan) Initially, a gypsy was a travelling...
He had a wife, but no time for children, since the couple killed themselves within a couple of hours after their wedding.
Most likely you would grow up in the Romani culture and live according to their ways/rules.
to fight would be to "porgha" (pronounced pogger)
Yes, there were at least some Gypsies in medieval Europe, though how many depends on what you mean. For some people, the Gypsies are the same as the Romani. Other people regard anyone who lives a nomadic or itinerant lifestyle as Gypsies. It is perhaps better to refer to the Romani as Romani, and...
Mainly all over Europe. Answer: The term "Gypsy" is somewhat of a insult to the Romani peoples (In the same way that Eskimo is a frequently used to designate the Inuit First Nations People). The name implies that they came from Egypt. They are actually an ethnic group which emigrated from India and...
Long floral print skirts, basically any "Bohemian" or "hippie" styles, they're all very similar. Gypsies however, are more about jewelry and artificial things, because hippies are more natural. Crazy belts, scarves, long untamed hair, headdresses, bangles, earrings, necklaces, beads, basically a...
no, they trick you into giving them money and expensive stuff
brown, because they are a certain type of race
  == Answer ==     Gypsies, mentally impaired, communists, transexuals, homosexuals, Jews, etc--they all went to the death camps. (They all had to wear different symbols: the yellow star for Jews, a pink triangle for Gay, etc)
Eucleides and the boys had already returned home. After food, Cornelius,Marcus and Sextus were sitting in the atrium. " What have you seen today, boys? " said Cornelius. " Nothing except old buildings, " responded Marcus. " We want to go out into the city alone. Why is it not allowed? "
Their real names are Lionel Towers and Xavier Bacash. They hail from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, though they currently reside in UK. They are Brilliant!! Their work is a mix of 70's, 80's, 90's synthetic, alternative pop-rock genres, unusually attuned to an acoustic-synthetic-mix landscaping. ...
A person from Romania
"Qafila al-Bedouin" (pronounced Qafilet al Bedoueen)
Although Romanis follow the predominant religion of their host countries(usually Christian or Muslim), in and among themselves, they have their own personal religious beliefs, mythologies, folklores & practices which are specific for them. They practice a form of shamanism.They also have...
Do what you both want. If her father doesn't approve, f*** him! It's your choice, do what you both think is right. Keep my posted on how it goes.
No, but his mother was a gypsy.
Equus caballus, the same as for any other breed of horse. There are no scientific names for breeds, only for species.
  == Symbolism of Gypsy Head Tattoos ==   It is thought to bring good fortune.
First, it should be noted that the lyrics to this song were not written by a "gypsy" (a member of the Roma community), but they do describe the cycle of poverty, and the will to survive despite the limitations often forced upon marginalized communities like the Gypsies. The song also notes the irony...
Firstly, the proper word is "Romani". Usually when someone uses the word "Gypsy" they mean Romani. Some people call themsleves manouche, sinti, santo, and dom. Before there were two groups of gypsys, the Domari and the Romani, some spread around Europe, some around Asia, so that's why we are around...
The term "gypsy" has several overlapping meanings. Initially the word was used to refer to the Romani people, who first appeared in England around the beginning of the 16th century. Although in certain contexts the word is still used to describe the Romani, it also describes those in English...
This is the Emery Deutsch Orchestra theme song. When a Gypsy Makes His Violin Cry is in the Erroll Garner album Gemini.
About 3.7 million Jews died in extermination camps and afurther 2 million in mass open shootings and starvation, especiallyin ghettos. . About 220,000 Roma/Sinti (gypsies) were slaughtered incamps. . 60% of all Soviet prisoners of war in German hands were killedor died of starvation or ill treatment...
first answer: Killed them.   Second Improved Answer: Hitler authorized the killing of the  physically & mentally disabled very early, during his  dictatorship. Soon the Jews & all political opponents were  added to the list to be imprisoned & later killed. After the  German...
It convinced many that these groups should be eliminated.
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You would have to ask a more generic question in order to get an answer. Since gypsy people are found in many countries in Europe (not only in Romania, where as you know they are a minority) and have their own unique traditions, you would have to ask if generally, gypsy people have traditional games...
Most people discriminated against gypsies because they thought of them as thieves and outsiders. Europeans wouldn't even touch one. However, by looking at some gypsies, it is obvious that they are mixed with other European nationalities. So the answer is yes. Some gypsies look light like Europeans...
An antonym for gypsy could be resident.