Romani

[ rom-uh-nee, roh-muh- ]
/ ˈrɒm ə ni, ˈroʊ mə- /

noun, plural Rom·a·nis, (especially collectively) Rom·a·ni.

the Indic language of the Roma, its various forms differing greatly because of local influences.
a member of the Roma, a traditionally nomadic ethnic group.

adjective

of, relating to, or characteristic of the Roma, their language, or their customs: the Romani people.

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Also Rom·a·ny, Rom·ma·ny .

Origin of Romani

First recorded in 1800–05; from Romani romani, feminine singular of adjective romanō “pertaining to the Roma”; see origin at Rom

usage note for Romani

See Roma1.
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British Dictionary definitions for Romani

Romani
/ (ˈrɒmənɪ, ˈrəʊ-) /

noun plural -nis

a variant spelling of Romany
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