գնչուերեն

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From գնչու ‎(gnčʿu) +‎ -երեն ‎(-eren).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

գնչուերեն ‎(gnčʿueren)

  1. (sometimes offensive) Romani (language)

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Usage notes[edit]

This term derives from the problematic exonym գնչու ‎(gnčʿu) and may be offensive to the Lom.[1] The people's own name for their language is լոմավրեն ‎(lomavren). See the usage note about գնչու ‎(gnčʿu).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2002, in Anthropology & archeology of Eurasia: Volumes 41-42, pages 20–24