Romani (romani ćhib), or Romany, is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by about 5-6 million Roma people throughtout Europe and the USA. The largest concetration of Roma people live in Romania. In English these people are often called Gypsies. This alphabet is used in literature about Romani languages written by linguists and represents a set of set of orthographical practices which exhibit a basic core of shared graphemes and a small amount of divergence in several areas. (...)
Indo-Aryan language regions adjacent to the Indus Valley are the Sindhi, Lahnda, Kohistani, Pashal, Khowar, Shina, Kashmiri, Dogri; nearby are also the Punjab, Rahasthani and Gujarati. Although Romani originates in Central region, 'It shares an innovative pattern of past-tense person concord with the languages of the Northwest, such as Kashmiri and Shina. '