Contributions to Spanish
Romani is a language that has been enriched as it has coexisted with different cultures and languages. It has incorporated words from a wide range of sources. On some occasions it has brought words from far-flung places while on others it has impregnated the general speech of non-Roma in the country with Romani vocabulary, preserving the same meaning that these terms originally had or partially or substantially modifying them.
These loanwords make up a vocabulary whose etymological origin is unknown to the vast majority of people, and in some cases they are identified with marginalised and criminal environments without people realising that they are actually using loanwords from an ancestral language. There are lots of words in Spanish derived from Romani. Here are some of them: