L1 users: 80,000 (2000). Ethnic population: 200,000. Total users in all countries: 195,200.
Niedersachsen and Hamburg states: colonies south.
5 (Developing). Statutory language of national identity (1998, CRML. signed in November 1992 and ratified by the Federal Bundestag Implementation Act, Gazette, page 1314), FRG: Budestag Resolution of June 1986 confirmed the need for improvement of living conditions and integration into society of the Germany Romany ethnic group. CRML Initial Report (2002).
Gadschkene, Estracharia, Krantiki, Kranaria, Eftawagaria, Praistiki. A member of macrolanguage Romany [rom].
Prepositions; noun head final; gender (animate, inanimate); definite and indefinite articles; case-marking (6 cases); comparatives; 25 consonants, 6 vowels, 4 diphthongs; non-tonal.
Vigorous. All ages. All also use Standard German [deu].
Latin script [Latn].
Non-indigenous. Seminomadic. Christian.