Meaning of Megleno-Romanian in English:


(also Megleno-Rumanian)

Pronunciation /mɪɡˌliːnəʊrə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪən/ /mɪɡˌliːnəʊruːˈmeɪnɪən/ /mɪɡˌliːnəʊrʊˈmeɪnɪən/


  • A Balkan Romance language closely related to Romanian and spoken by a small number of people of Vlach extraction in northern Greece and Macedonia, and by scattered communities elsewhere.

    Megleno-Romanian is now an endangered language.


1930s; earliest use found in John Orr (1885–1966). From the name of Meglen, a region of northern Greece + -o- + Romanian.