Vlach


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Vlach

 (vläKH)
n.
A member of a people forming the principal ethnic group of Romania, also located in small populations in other parts of the Balkan Peninsula.

[From Bulgarian vlakh and Serbo-Croatian vlah, both ultimately from a Germanic term referring to Celts and by extension to Romanized and Latin-speaking peoples in general; akin to Old English Wealh, foreigner, Celt; see Welsh.]

Vlach

(vlɑːk) or

Walach

n
(Peoples) a member of a people scattered throughout SE Europe in the early Middle Ages, speaking a Romanic dialect
adj
1. (Peoples) of or relating to Vlachs or their dialect
2. (Languages) of or relating to Vlachs or their dialect
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Michael Vlach, a leading Evangelical scholar on "supersessionism," has defined it broadly as "the view that the NT Church is the new and/or true Israel that has forever superseded the nation Israel as the people of God.
Because of the coexistence and mutual influence of the Macedonian and Vlach population, as early as the first half of the 19th century, Krusevo became a bilingual town, in which all inhabitants spoke both Macedonian and Vlach, and has since remained so.
Most unemployed Macedonian and Vlach women are in the 55-59 age group, as the unemployed Albanian, Roma, Turk and Bosnian women are most frequently aged 20 to 24.
However, who is the problematic one on the Balkan, Hristovski wonders and adds that the Greek politicians constantly say that there is no Macedonian issue, nor a Vlach or Turkish.
The shop, despite innumerable competitors in every direction, had grown ever more prosperous, although the owner, a swarthy and self-obsessed Vlach named Saso, had not as yet passed any of the rewards on to Nikola.
Dordevic (1984, 1984a) differentiates between--Turkish Gypsies, White Gypsies, Vlach Gypsies and Hungarian Gypsies in Serbia.
Asmir Alispahik says that the other communities were discriminated by the Ohrid Agreement while Elena Aldzika stressed that even after this agreement, the Vlachs have no right to their language and they have no schools or streets with names of Vlach historical figures.