τσιγγάνος

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Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek αθίγγανος (Αθίγγανος (Athínganos)), ultimately from either the name of a Christian sect[1] or a word meaning "untouchable"[2][3][4].

Noun[edit]

τσιγγάνος (tsingánosm (plural τσιγγάνοι, feminine τσιγγάνα)

  1. Gypsy, Gipsy

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010, Gabriela Brozba, Between reality and myth: A corpus-based analysis of the stereotypic image of some Romanian ethnic minorities, page 42
  2. ^ 2004, Viorel Achim, The Roma in Romanian History (Bucharest), page 9
  3. ^ 2007, Jean-Pierre Liégeois, Roma In Europe, page 17
  4. ^ 1993, Struggling for Ethnic Identity: The Gypsies of Hungary (published by Human Rights Watch), page 1