Languages and glossary

The language used by Gypsies, Roma and Travellers are vast and varied dialects across the different communities and around the world. In this section, you will learn about language used by Romany Gypsies, Irish Travellers, Welsh Gypsies, Scottish Gypsy Travellers and by international Roma communities.

Thank you to Dr Sindy Joyce, Oein DeBharduin, Chris McDonagh, Mattey Mitchell, Mihai Bica, Aluna Lepadatu, Martina Stipakova and our friends who speak Scottish Cant for support with these translations.

If you are a teacher, take a look at our teaching resources.

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