(Beyash; Boyash)
   Gypsy clan living in eastern Hungary and Transylvania. They do not speak Romani but an archaic form of Romanian. A start has been made on developing a written language.

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  • Bogdan, Janos — (1963 1998)    Hungary. Teacher. A Bayash Romani, he studied at the universities of Szeged and Budapest before starting a teaching career. He helped to set up and became the first headmaster in 1994 of the Gandhi School in Pecs. He was killed in… …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

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  • South and Central America —    There could be more than a million Romanies in Latin America, the majority being descendants of Kalderash and other Vlah immigrants. Some writers give a figure as high as four million, with one million in Brazil alone. There are also… …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

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