List of English words of Romanian origin

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These are words in the English language which come from Romanian.

  • ban - a noble title. Probably originally from Thracian *ban via Romanian ban
  • hora - a type of circle dance originating in the Balkans but also found in other countries. Its English etymology includes Hebrew, Romanian and Turkish.
  • mineriad - term used to name violent interventions of miners
  • Palatschinke - a thin crêpe-like variety of pancake common in Central and Eastern Europe. From Latin placenta (cake) via Romanian plăcintă (cake) and Hungarian palacsinta Its English etymology

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