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EtymologyEdit

Coined by a Kalderash Romani acquaintance of, and popularized by, Ian Hancock in 1990s. From Romani porajmos (devouring).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /poʊɹaɪmoʊs/, /pɔɹaɪmɔs/

Proper nounEdit

Porajmos

  1. The planned and attempted genocide of the Romani people during the Second World War by National Socialist Germany and its allies.

Usage notesEdit

Some Balkan Romanis dislike this term and prefer Samudaripen.

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RomaniEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From porajmos (devouring).

Proper nounEdit

Porajmos

  1. the Porajmos; the planned and attempted genocide of the Romani by National Socialist Germany

Usage notesEdit

See the notes in the English entry.

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