Romani is a language of Indo-Aryan origin which is spoken in Europe by the
people known as "Gypsies"--who usually refer to themselves as
Rom. There are more than 3.5 million speakers, and their language has
attracted increasing interest from scholars as well as language planners in
governments and other organizations during the past ten years. This book is
the first comprehensive overview in English of
Romani, its structure, history, typology and dialects. It will provide an
indispensable reference work for all interested in this fascinating language.