Baltic Romani

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Not to be confused with Baltic languages.
Baltic Romani
Native to Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia, Estonia, Finland
Native speakers
30,000 in Poland (no date);[1] 20,000 in other countries (1995–2001)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 Either:
rml – Baltic Romani
rmf – Finnish Kalo
Glottolog balt1257  (Baltic Romani)[3]
kalo1256  (Finnish Kalo)[4]

Baltic Romani is group of dialects of the Romani language spoken in the Baltic states and adjoining regions of Poland and Russia. Half of the speakers live in Poland.

Dialects[edit]

Dialects are as follows ('CL' stands for the main contact language):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Baltic Romani at Ethnologue (11th ed., 1988).
  2. ^ Baltic Romani at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Finnish Kalo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Baltic Romani". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  4. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Finnish Kalo". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.