Database of Romani Dialects

Yaron Matras yaron.matras at MANCHESTER.AC.UK
Sun Jan 11 23:21:09 UTC 2009

The Romani Morpho-Syntax (RMS) Database is now accessible online on

* Comprehensive documentation of over 150 varieties of the language
* Phrase exemplification of all data in sound, transcription, and translation
* Browse, search, and query facilities
* Dynamic map-generating function that plots the distribution of features
* Extensive Help menu
* Link to Romani Linguistics Page with
	** background information on the Romani language
	** bibliographical database of Romani linguistics
	** downloadable DVD presentation in 17 languages on the historical  
development of Romani

and more.

Username and Login are NOT required in order to access the database

Note that data entry for some categories and samples is still in progress.

Comments are welcome and can be sent to romani at

Yaron Matras
Professor in Linguistics
School of Languages, Linguistics & Cultures
University of Manchester
Manchester M13 9PL, UK

Phone (direct): (00)44 (0)161 275 3975
Romani project: (00)44 (0)161 275 5999

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