Khamali Chay (khamoro_chay) wrote in en_gypsyculture,
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The legacy of Sanskrit in Romany Chib

Sanskrit word - Gypsy word - English word
(I use a Gypsy way of writing)

Agni - Yagh - Fire
Adya - Adadyves - Today
Aksha - Yakh - Eye
Asmi - Som - Am
Ashta - Ohto - Eight
Bhru - Phuvi - Eyebrow
Vala - Bal - a Hair
Kam - Te kames - to Love
Vradzhya - Vergo - an Enemy
Gita, gir - Gily - a Song
Ghore (awful) - Gorro (a trouble)
Da - Te das - to Give
Dada - Dad - a Father
Danta - Dand - a Tooth
Dashan - Desh - Ten
Dvar (a door) - Vudar (a door, a gate), udery (gates)
Deva - Devel - a God
Dzhivanam - Dzhiipen - Life
Dzhivati - Te dzhives - to Live
Dzhna - Te dzhines - To know
Dzhnana - Dzhiinen - Knowledge
Yeka - Yekh - One
Kada - Kana - When
Laghu - Lokho - Easy
Mansa, mas - Mas - Meat
Mar - Te meres - to Die
Me - Man - Me
Mi - Me - I
Nava - Nevo - New
Na - Na, nat - No
Nasika - Nak - Nose
Ostha, oshtha - Ush, vusht - a Lip
Pancha - Pandzh, pansh - Five
Pi - Te pyas - to Drink
Rudhira - Rat - Blood
Ruch (shine) - Kuchi (glass), kuch (precious)
Sada - Sagda - Allways
Sarpa - Sapano - a Snake
Svap - Te soves - to Sleep
Stana - Stan - a Country
Sukho - Shuko - Dry
Tri - Trin - Three
Hansa - Gynsako - a Goose
Hrad - Rada - Joy
Chatura - Shtar - Four
Shukra (light, shining) - Shukar (beautiful)
Anguli - Angusht - a Finger
Taruna - Terno - Young
Chandra - Shon - a Moon
Bhuu - Phuv - Soil
Purusha - Mursh - a Man, a Husband
Purana - Phuro - Old
Ratri - Rat - a Night
Utta - Utcho - Tall, high
Mukha - Muy - a Mouth, a Face
Hasta - Vasht - a Hand
Mushiko - Mushyako - a Mouse
Shasha - Shoshoy - a Hare
Divasa - Dyves - a Day
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