Caló

Conjugate Verbs

Facts

  • Language: Caló
  • Alternate names: Gitano, Hispanoromani, Iberian Romani
  • Language code: rmq
  • Language family: Indo-European, Classical Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Indo-Aryan Central zone, Romani
  • Number of speakers: 70,000.
  • Script: Latin script.

More information:

    Introduction

    Caló is a language spoken by the Spanish and Portuguese Romani. It is a mixed language based on Romance grammar, with an adstratum of Romani lexical items through language shift by the Romani community. It is often used as an argot, a secret language for discreet communication amongst Iberian Romani. Catalan, Galician, Portuguese, and Spanish caló are closely related varieties that share a common root.

    The Caló Verb

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