Dialect sampler
Name of dialect:
RAKARENGO
Classification:
Southern Vlax
Country:
Moldova
Major contact language:
Romanian
Location:
Moldova, Bessarabia
Literature:
Constantinescu, Barbu. 1878. Probe de limba şi literatura Ţiganilor din România. Bucureşti: Typografia Societăţii Academice Române.
Samples:
day
egg
bread
other
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ges
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anřo
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manřo
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aver
day egg bread other
I was at home
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sym-as khəre
am.1SG-REM at.home
I came home
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av-il-em khəre
come-PAST-1SG at.home
This is a small boy
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kadava si jekh raklo cyn-o
this is INDEF boy small-M
I was playing with my brother
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khəl-aw-as mange məř-ə phral-esa
play-1SG-REM me.DAT my-OBL brother-INSTR
Do you want to play with those four Gypsy girls?
COMP
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kam-es te khəl-es tukə kodol-e štar romn-janca?
want-2SG play-2SG you.DAT those-OBL four woman-PL.F.INSTR
No one uses this anymore
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khonik ni maj folos-yl kodoja
nobody NEG more use-3SG that
The room of my two sisters is very small
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i kamera kodol-e duj-e phej-ange məř-ange si but cykn-i
ART.F room those-OBL two-OBL sister-PL.F.DAT my-PL.F.DAT is very small-F