Exploring ties between Romani culture and the field of translation

Translation Romani has decided to maintain use of the word Romani in all language versions of this website, inclusively and in reference both to the language and people of all the diverse ethnic communities throughout the world, i.e. Roma, Sinti, Manuš, Calé, Romanichal, Kalé, and many others. Please read the important notes from our translators for explanations and other translations currently in use locally, nationally or regionally.

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Romani is a term that collectively designates the diverse linguistic and cultural ethnic traits shared among over 12 million people who reside in many different countries throughout the world and who have often been referred to historically as "Gypsies".

Random Romani Word Other Romani Word
Trobul ma interpretóri. (Kalderash)
Trubuj ma nakhavno. (Gurbeti)
Trubuj mange jekh boldari. (Lovari)
Trubul man jek interpretori. (Xoraxane)
 I need an interpreter. (EN)  Eu preciso de um intérprete. (PT)  J'ai besoin d'un interprète. (FR)  Necesito un interprete. (ES)  Ich brauche einen Dolmetscher. (DE)  Szükségem van egy tolmácsra. (HU)  Ho bisogno di un interprete (IT)  Çevirmene ihtiyacım var. (TR)  Potřebuji tlumočníka. (CS)

Partner and ally in trade and commerce, and in artistic, literary expression, and now on the Web, translation has been practiced since the earliest of times among and within linguistically and culturally diverse human societies all over the world.

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