consensus: origin of the gypsy migrations and their languages
We can derive the following from a consensus of five separate sources*.
(1) The Gypsies appeared out of India.
(2) They travelled in three migrations.
(3) The dialects they used resembled Surat (Saurashtra) and Devenagari.
* Ian Hancock, Professor, Department of Linguistics, College of Liberal Arts, University of Texas.
Gypsies in the Ottoman Empire: A Contribution to the History of the Balkans by Elena Marushiakova, Veselin Popov. Oct 2016.
Kemal Vural Tarlan – authors the Middle East Gypsies website
Georgy Tsvetkov, Writer and President of the Russian Romani Union.
The Gypsies must be considered.