Romani, Kalo Finnish

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A language of Finland

Alternate Names
Fíntika Rómma, Gypsy
Population

10,000 in Finland (2001 census). Population total all countries: 11,650.

Location

West and south.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

None known. Not inherently intelligible of Tavringer Romani [rmu], Traveller Norwegian [rmg], Traveller Danish [rmd], or Angloromani [rme]. A member of macrolanguage Romany [rom].

Language Use

Also use Finnish [fin].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 10%–30%. Literacy rate in L2: 50%–100%. Bible portions: 1971.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Originally from Scotland. Christian.

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