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Romani, Carpathian

A language of Czech Republic

ISO 639-3rmc

Population  380,000 in Czech Republic (2001 census). Slovakia. Population total all countries: 472,470.
Region  Central, Bohemia, and Moravia. Also in Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine, United States.
Alternate names   Bashaldo, Hungarian-Slovak Romani, Romungro
Dialects  Moravian Romani, East Slovakian Romani, West Slovakian Romani. Not intelligible with Vlax Romani [rmy] or Angloromani [rme].
Classification  Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Central zone, Romani, Northern
A member of macrolanguage Romany [rom] (Romania).
Language use  Neutral attitude.
Language development  Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1936–1996.
Comments  Ethnic groups: Sárvika Romá (northern and eastern Slovakia), Ungrike Romá (southern Slovakia). The people are called ‘Karpacki Roma’. Christian.

Also spoken in:

Poland

Language name   Romani, Carpathian
Region  One dialect in south Poland, east Hungary, and Galicia; another in Transylvania, Romania; others in Czech Republic and Slovakia; Ukraine, USA.
Dialects  Galician, Transylvanian.
Comments  Christian.
 

Romania

Language name   Romani, Carpathian
Region  One dialect in Transylvania.
Dialects  Galician, Transylvanian.
Comments  Christian.
 

Slovakia

Language name   Romani, Carpathian
Population  89,900 in Slovakia (2001 census).
Region  North, east, and south Slovakia.
Alternate names  Bashaldo, Hungarian-Slovak Romani, Romungro
Dialects  Moravian Romani, East Slovakian Romani, West Slovakian Romani.
Comments  Ethnic groups: Sárvika Romá (northern and eastern Slovakia), Ungrike Romá (southern Slovakia). People are called ‘Karpacki Rom’. Christian.
 

Ukraine

Language name   Romani, Carpathian
Region  Ukraine, Transcarpathia. One dialect is in east Hungary, south Poland, and Galicia; another in Transylvania, Romania; others in Czech Republic and Slovakia, USA.
Language map  Ukraine
Comments  Ethnic group: Ungrike Romá (Ukraine). Christian.
 
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