mustalaiskieli

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mustalais- (Romani) +‎ kieli (language)

Noun[edit]

mustalaiskieli

  1. (colloquial) Romani (language)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • The term mustalainen (gypsy) has a negative connotation, and thus the terms romanikieli or romani are recommendable.
  • The variant of Romani spoken by the Finnish Roma is called in Finnish Suomen romanikieli (Kalo Finnish Romani).