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Angloromani

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Angloromani

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Angloromani is the main language of English and Welsh Gypsies in the United Kingdom and USA.

Pronunciation guide[edit]

All words pronounced as if they were regular English words, following normative English pronunciation rules.

Phrase list[edit]

Basics[edit]

Common signs

OPEN 
PUTTERED
CLOSED 
PANDERED
ENTRANCE 
JELLADREY WOODRUS
EXIT 
JELLAVREE WOODRUS
TOILET 
PARNYINKENNER
MEN 
MUSHES
WOMEN 
RAWNIES
FORBIDDEN 
KEK!


Hello. 
Kushti Divvus
How are you? 
Sashin?
Fine, thank you. 
Mandi kushti, parakrow
What is your name? 
So tutti's lav?
My name is ______ . 
Mandi's lav _____ .
Nice to meet you. 
Kushti to jin tutti
Thank you. 
Parakrow
You're welcome. 
Nixies
Yes. 
Owli
No. 
Kek
Excuse me. (getting attention
Shunta mandi
I'm sorry. 
Mandi tugonsow
Goodbye 
Kushti Bok
I can't speak Angloromani well 
Mandi kekka rokker kushti Rummanes
Do you speak English? 
Tutti rokker Gorjikanni?
Look out! 
Dik!
Good night. 
Kushti Rardi
Good night (to sleep
. Sutti Kushti
I don't understand. 
Mandi kekka jan
Where is the toilet? 
Kye da parnyin-kenner?

Problems[edit]

Leave me alone. 
Muk mandi korkrow.
Go away from me! 
Jel avree from mandi !
I'll call the police. 
Mandi rokker da gavvers bout' tutti!
Police! 
Gavvers!
Stop! Thief! 
Atch! Chorrer!
It's an emergency! 
Adusta bad do!
I'm lost. 
Mandi kekka jan kye's I to.
I lost my money. 
Mandi's luvva gone.
I'm sick. 
Mandi nafli.
Can I use your phone? 
Del mandi tutti's phone?

Numbers[edit]

yek
dooi
trin
stor
pandge
show
hifta
okta
inya
10 
desh
100 
shel


Time[edit]

now 
akauna
before 
palla
night 
rardi


Days[edit]

today 
todovvus
yesterday 
kullika divvus
tomorrow 
kullika
next week 
palla krukkey
Sunday 
Miduvvel's Divvus
Monday 
Tuvvin Divvus
Saturday 
Kinnin Divvus


Colors[edit]

black 
kawler
white 
pawney
gray 
poshkawley
red 
lulli
blue 
parney
yellow 
zellena


Authority[edit]

I haven't done anything wrong. 
Mandi kekka kurred nixies gammy
It was a misunderstanding. 
Sas a bori ladge-up
Where are you taking me? 
Kye tutti lellin mandi?
Am I under arrest? 
Is mandi lelled?
I want to talk to a lawyer. 
Mandi kom t'rokker me jinninmush
Can I just pay a fine now? 
Can mandi del tutti some luvva akauna (an' tutti muk mandi t'jell off)?

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