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gad·jo

 (gä′jō)
n. pl. gad·je (-jə) Offensive
Used as a disparaging term for one who is not Romani.

[Romani, perhaps from Prakrit *gājjha-, domestic (as opposed to itinerant), ultimately from Sanskrit gr̥haḥ, house; see gher- in Indo-European roots.]

gadjo

(ˈɡædʒəʊ)
n, pl -jos
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a non-ethnic Romany
2. (Anthropology & Ethnology) an ethnic Romany who does not follow the Romany code
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The carnival tent will once again bring a musical feel on Saturday at 8pm when the bands Gadjo Dilo, Monsieur Doumani and Rumba Attack will perform.
A] ausencia de virilidade tornaria gadjo ou payo (apayaria) o homem cigano ou, que e o mesmo, lhe faria correr o risco de se tornar um individuo inutil para um grupo etnico e minoritario articulado na base da defesa metaforica do inimigo externo e da procriacao como forma de sobrevivencia economica e socioemocional.
Band leader Sarah Barnwell (formerly Sarah Smith), is a fine violinist who has been awarded the accolade of Best Young Performer by North Country Magazine and, as a member of the band Inspector Gadjo, won the prestigious Gypsy Idol competition at the Gossington Gypsy Jazz Festival 2009.
Contract awarded for Gadjo, gabuk, namhamyeon security, installing
So Many Times (original mix) by Gadjo and Alexandra Prince.
MUSIC - JAZZ/BLUES CAERSWS: Maesmawr Arts Centre (01686 688369), Inspector Gadjo, The Klezmonauts, The RB Trio.
30pm); The Mike Burney Quartet (The Wellington, Bennetts Hill, tomorrow, 8pm) and Inspector Gadjo (The Plough, High Street, Harborne, Sunday, 8.
But for the most beautiful movies that capture the spirit of Django, watch Gadjo Dilo, a beautiful love story about a man from Paris looking for a little-known gypsy musician in Romania, and Latcho Drom, an absolutely brilliant documentary on gypsy music and culture by the same director, Tony Gatlif.
uk On Sunday, Inspector Gadjo plays for Stratford Jazz at No1 Shakespeare Street, in Stratford-upon-Avon.
MUSIC - JAZZ/BLUES CARDIFF: Cafe Jazz (029 2038 7026), Inspector Gadjo.
When I came there, they started making fun of me right away and what a gadjo I had become in Kiev.
Arguably the most popular act of the night was South Gwynedd's gypsy jazz folk trio Gadjo Jazz who begun their act with all the enthusiasm and excitement of a Romany shindig.