RomaniEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀏𑀓𑁆𑀓 (ekka), from Sanskrit एक (eka), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Háykas, from Proto-Indo-European *Hóykos.

NumeralEdit

jekh

  1. one

DescendantsEdit

  • Angloromani: yek
  • Kalo Finnish Romani: iek
  • Sinte Romani: jek
  • Welsh Romani: jekh

ReferencesEdit

  • Yūsuke Sumi, “jekh”, in ニューエクスプレス ロマ(ジプシー)語 [New Express Romani (Gypsy)] (in Japanese), Tokyo: Hakusuisha, 2018, →ISBN, pages 34, 138

Welsh RomaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Romani jekh, from Sauraseni Prakrit 𑀏𑀓𑁆𑀓 (ekka), from Sanskrit एक (eka), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Háykas, from Proto-Indo-European *Hóykos.

NumeralEdit

jekh

  1. one

PronounEdit

jekh

  1. one thing, one person

NounEdit

jekh m or f

  1. one thing, one person
  2. (card games) ace

Usage notesEdit

  • The noun has the masculine gender when used with the sense "ace".

AdjectiveEdit

jekh

  1. a certain, a single

ReferencesEdit

  • jekh” in Welsh Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.