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  • I just searched for the word in Google Books (the link hides under the "more" on the homepage).

    July 16, 2008

  • Figures. Of course one can't find this info anywhere, but if you know the name of said book, teh internets will cough up a whole edition for free on Amazon, of all places!

    Glory be, and shall wonders ne'er cease \:p

    July 16, 2008

  • It's from the Zincali, Gypsies of Spain according to George Barrow, who gave a Greek derivation. Presumably the word is Romani.

    July 15, 2008

  • To break, tear greek (?).

    July 15, 2008