Angloromani

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A language of United Kingdom

Alternate Names
Anglo-Romani, English Romani, Gypsy Jib, Pogadi Chib, Posh ā€˜Nā€™ Posh, Romani, Romani English, Romanichal, Romano Lavo, Romany
Population

90,000 in United Kingdom (Hancock 1990). Population total all countries: 197,900.

Location

England, Scotland, and Wales.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Not inherently intelligible with Welsh Romani [rmw], Traveller Swedish [rmu], Traveller Norwegian [rmg], or Traveller Danish [rmd]. Grammar is English with heavy Romani lexical borrowing. Many dialects.

Language Use

Spoken in the United Kingdom for 500 years. The Romanichal population must be considered as being more actively determined to retain the ethnic language than some other British minorities (Hancock 1990).

Language Development
Bible portions: 1973ā€“1981.
Other Comments

Christian.

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