Romani Speakers

Some articles on romani, romani speakers:

Romani Language - Geographic Distribution
... Romani is the only Indo-Aryan language spoken almost exclusively in Europe (apart from emigrant populations) ... The most concentrated areas of Romani speakers are found in southeastern and central Europe, in particular in Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, and Slovakia ... there are no reliable figures for the exact number of Romani speakers, it may be the largest minority language of the European Union ...
Angloromani Language - Historical Documentation of English Romani
... Until relatively recently, Anglo-Romani received very little study from the academic community ... seventeenth century, indicates, British Romani was itself a dialect of the northern branch of Romani sharing a close similarity to Welsh Romani ... of seventeenth century to a Para-Romani dialect typical of modern Anglo-Romani with sentence endings influenced by English, while Welsh Romani retains the original grammatical system ...

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    The most striking aspect of linguistic competence is what we may call the ‘creativity of language,’ that is, the speaker’s ability to produce new sentences, sentences that are immediately understood by other speakers although they bear no physical resemblance to sentences which are ‘familiar.’
    Noam Chomsky (b. 1928)