gadjo(redirected from gadje)
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.]
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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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