Where Did the First Gypsies Come from?

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The gypsies do not have a national territory or their own government. They originated in northern India 1,000 years ago. Nobody knows why they left India. Their language, called Romania, is undoubtedly related to Hindu and other Indian languages.
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Firstly, the proper word is "Romani" Usually when someone uses the word "Gypsy" they mean Romani. Some people call themsleves manouche, sinti, santo, and dom.
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The Roma people migrated from north-west India to Persia between 224 and 642 CE.They
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Gypsies are the Romani. An ethnic group from India. The term gypsies arose because the Roma were once mistakenly believed to have originated in Egypt.
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Roma (Gypsies) and Gadje (non-Roma) will have different answers to this question. Even various Romani clans will give you different answers. Here is a list of what I have heard in
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The Gypsies are a close-knit communal people who have a shared background but are scattered throughout the world. Research shows that the gypsies originated in Northern India and spread throughout Europe and the Middle East. No one knows when or why the first gypsies left India.
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