"story, tale, talking, dialect"

In many traditional Slovak Romani communities, "vakeriben" (m.) was one of the favorite pastimes. It had various forms and functions, each of which took on a different name. Some types of vakeriben can be thought of as semi-formalised or non-formalised epic genres of Romani literary culture.

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ROMBASE © by Milena Hübschmannová 2002