|Romani, Sinte, Romany, Manuche, Manouche, Ziguener, Sintí, Tsigane, Rommanes, Sinte, Sinti, Zigeuner, European Romany|
|Native to||Germany, France, Austria, northern Italy|
|320,000 (date missing)|
|Dialects||Lallere, Kranaria, Manouche, Gadschkene, Manuche, Praistiki, Estracharia, Slovenian-Croatian, Slovenian-Croatian Romani, Abbruzzesi, Eftawagaria, Krantiki, Piedmont Sintí, Serbian Romani|
Sinte Romani (also known as Sintenghero Tschib(en), Sintitikes or Romanes //) is the variety of Romani spoken by the Sinti people in Germany, France, Austria, some parts of northern Italy and other adjacent regions. It is characterized by significant German influence and is not mutually intelligible with other forms of Romani. Romani is sometimes written as Romany (often in English) but native speaking people use the word Romani for the language. The language is written in Latin script and is included in Indo-European, Indo-Aryan and Indo-Iranian language groups.
Sinte or Sinti Romani is often known as the language of the Gypsies, a term used to describe the Romani people. Romani has derived from řom, the historical self-designation of speakers of the language. Although Gypsies were known for being a nomadic and free spirited but today, only a small percent of Romani people are unsettled due to forced assimilation and other government. Most Romani people speak more than Sinte Romani, they also usually speak the language of the country they live in. Sinte Romani is mostly spoken in Europe, evenly spread among Germany, Switzerland, Serbia, and France.
|Ando foro||Into Town|
|Bal||Hair||Cf Skr. Vadra, Hindi bara|
|Bogacha||Baked flour bread|
|Kan||Ear||Cf. Skr khan, Hinki khan|
|Kish||Silk||European/Welsh Romani; fr. Persian|
|Manch||Cheer Up||Fr. Romanian|
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