Gipsy Sentence Examples
There are also Bhil (120,000) and Gipsy (30,000) dialects.
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The carriage-road from Athens to Thebes crosses the range by a picturesque defile (the pass of Dryoscephalae, "Oak-heads"), which was at one time guarded on the Attic side by a strong fortress, the ruins of which are known as Ghyphto-kastro ("Gipsy Castle").
It is impossible to estimate the influence of the elder conquerors, Greek, Carthaginian and Roman; but there are clear traces of Moorish blood, with a less well-defined Jewish and gipsy strain.
Under the Turks, gold-washing was carried on by gipsy slaves, but it has long been abandoned as unprofitable.
The gipsy community was bound to bring fifteen pounds weight of gold from the washings of the Argesh.
There was a considerable gipsy population, almost every boiar having several Zingar families in his possession; these were mostly smiths.
Besides his edition of the Rumanian Church service-books with musical notation, he published a series of tales, proverbs and songs either from older texts or from oral information; and he made the first collection' of popular songs, Spitalul amorului, " The Hospital of Love " (1850-53), with tunes either composed by himself or obtained from the gipsy musicians who alone performed them.
Two of the finest works of this early period of the Servian literature of Ragusa are the poem Dervishiyada, written by the Ragusan nobleman Stepan Guchetich (1495-1525), rich in humour and satire, and the poem Yegyupka (" The Gipsy Woman "), written by Andreas Chubranovich (1500-1550), a goldsmith by profession and a very original and clever lyrical poet.
It did not take long for the gipsy charm offensive to turn bitter.Advertisement
Once, about three years ago, I passed a real Gipsy caravan on this track.
Following our arrival, a section of Woodham's yard soon resembled a Gipsy encampment with caravans, tents and vans arrayed!
Gipsy camp that Michael Howard pulled out of visiting.
Gipsy encampment with caravans, tents and vans arrayed!
But the typical "germania" is a mixture of slang and of the gipsy language.Advertisement
They are often admirable artisans and musicians, almost every town possessing a gipsy band.
Gipsy dialects are used by the nomadic tribes of India, while Andamanese has not been connected by philologists with any recognized family of speech.
Upon the slopes of the citadel hill there is a gipsy quarter.
Finlay speaks of him as a capable partisan leader who had great influence over his men, and describes him as of "middle size, thin, dark-complexioned, with a bright expressive animal eye which indicated gipsy blood."
Ottoman Turks, scattered gipsy communities, German settlers in north Palestine, and all sorts of Europeans make up a heterogeneous and incompatible population.Advertisement
Glanvill's first work (a passage in which suggested the theme of Matthew Arnold's Scholar Gipsy), The Vanity of Dogmatizing, or Confidence in Opinions, manifested in a Discourse of the shortness and uncertainty of our Knowledge, and its Causes, with Reflexions on Peripateticism, and an Apology for Philosophy (1661), is interesting as showing one special direction in which the new method of the Cartesian philosophy might be developed.
A number of satirical folk-tales (largely of Turkish origin) are current at the expense of Jew, gipsy or parish priest.