Romani, Balkan

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A language of Serbia

Population

101,000 in Serbia (2013 UNSD). 100,000 Arlija, 20,000 Dzambazi. Total users in all countries: 811,800 (as L1: 611,800; as L2: 200,000).

Location

Belgrade City; Vojvodina Autnomous Province: Jablanica, Novi Sad, and Central Banat districts; scattered in Kosovo.

Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Arli, Dzambazi, Tinners Romani. Arlija dialect (252,000–367,000 total) understood by Greek Romani and Dzambazi. A member of macrolanguage Romany [rom].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 2015.
Writing

Cyrillic script [Cyrl].

Other Comments

Ethnic group: Jerlídes (Macedonia, southern Serbia). Muslim.

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