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Amharic Language

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Amharic speaking countries. Amharic Countries </>
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Countries where Amharic is an official language. Countries
Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia.
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Total count of countries where Amharic is official language. Total No. Of Countries
1
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14
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Countries where Amharic is a native language. National Language
Ethiopia
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Countries where Amharic language is spoken as a non-native language. Second Language
Not spoken in any of the countries
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Continent wise Amharic speaking countries. Speaking Continents
Africa
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Countries where small group of people speak Amharic language. Minority Language
Not spoken in any of the countries
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Organization that administrates and maintains the Amharic language. Regulated By
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Interesting facts about Amharic language. Interesting Facts
  • Amharic ranks as second most spoken Semitic language in the world.
  • Amharic has its own writing system named “fidel” and it uses Amharic alphabets to write.
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The language to which Amharic is similar. Similar To
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The language through which Amharic is derived from. Derived From
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Set of letters used in Amharic language. Amharic Alphabets </>
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Image of Amharic alphabets. Alphabets in Amharic
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Total number of letters used in Languages language. Alphabets
33
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15
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Amharic phonology is the study of sounds in Amharic language. Amharic Phonology
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Speech sound produced when breath flows out through human mouth without being blocked by the teeth, tongue or lips. How Many Vowels
7
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5
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Speech sound in which the air is at least partly blocked. How Many Consonants
31
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21
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Writing system used by Amharic language. Amharic Scripts
Ethiopic
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The direction in which Amharic language is written (Some languages are written in right-to-left or left-to-right direction) and this depends on scripts used. Amharic Writing Direction
Left-To-Right, Horizontal
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Is Amharic hard to learn? Hard to Learn
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Learning levels in Languages language to become proficient. Amharic Language Levels
3
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2
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Time required to learn Languages language. Time Taken to Learn
44 weeks
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10
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Basic useful phrases in Amharic Language. Amharic Greetings </>
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HELLO in Amharic. Hello
Selam
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THANK YOU in Amharic. Thank You
amesege'nallo'
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HOW ARE YOU? in Amharic. How Are You?
Dehina newot?
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GOOD NIGHT in Amharic. Good Night
Dehna dur
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GOOD EVENING in Amharic. Good Evening
melkam meshe't
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GOOD AFTERNOON in Amharic. Good Afternoon
i'ndemin walu
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GOOD MORNING in Amharic. Good Morning
i'ndemin adäru
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PLEASE in Amharic. Please
i'bakwon
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SORRY in Amharic. Sorry
aznallehu
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BYE in Amharic. Bye
tschao
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I LOVE YOU in Amharic. I Love You
afekirishalehu
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EXCUSE ME in Amharic. Excuse Me
yiqirta
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Forms of language which belongs to specific region or group of people. Amharic Dialects </>
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Variety of Amharic language. Dialect 1
Gondar
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Dialect 1 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Gondar
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Variety of Amharic language. Dialect 2
Gojjami
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Dialect 2 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Ethiopia
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Variety of Amharic language. Dialect 3
Showa
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Dialect 3 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Ethiopia
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Total number of dialects used in Languages language. Total No. Of Dialects
5
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6
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Total count of people speaking Amharic language. How Many People Speak Amharic? </>
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Total count of people speaking Languages language in the world. How Many People Speak?
18.70 million
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44
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Total percentage of world population speaking Languages language. Speaking Population
0.37 %
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35
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Total count of people speaking Languages as first language or mother tongue. Native Speakers
25.00 million
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32
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Number of people speaking Amharic as second language or as non-native language. Second Language Speakers
10.00 million
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22
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Alias or other names of Amharic Language. Alternative Names
Abyssinian, Amarigna, Amarinya, Amhara, Ethiopian
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Name of Amharic in French Language. French Name
amharique
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Name of Amharic in German Language. German Name
Amharisch
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Pronunciation means the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) of words. IPA is an alphabetic system of phonetic script based on Latin Alphabet. Pronunciation
[amarɨɲɲa]
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Ethnicity is category of people which belong to common ancestral, social, cultural group. Ethnic group belong to same national experience, basically an inherited status. Ethnicity
Amharas
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History of Amharic language. Amharic History </>
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Evolution period of Amharic language. Origin
13th century
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Language Family is the common ancestor through which all the languages under this family are related. Language Family
Afro-Asiatic Family
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Language Family is divided into branches and further branches are divided into groups called subgroups. Subgroup
Semitic
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Language Family is divided into smaller units called as branch. Branch
Ethiopic
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There are three forms of language. Language Forms
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Development stages of Amharic language in it’s earlier period. Early Forms
Ge'ez
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A standard form is a language variety that is used in governments, in media, in schools and for international communication. Standard Forms
Amharic
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Rank of Amharic language based on total number of native speakers. Amharic Language Position
55
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40
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Signed forms are manually coded languages which are representation of oral languages in gesture and visual form which is signed version of oral languages. Sign languages are used by deaf communities. Signed Forms
Signed Amharic
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Scope of Amharic language Scope
Individual
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Amharic language code. Amharic Code </>
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Amharic language which is represented by two letters. ISO 639 1
am
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Amharic language which is represented by three letters. ISO 639 2
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ISO 639 2/T is the terminology ISO 639 2 code of Amharic language. ISO 639 2/T
amh
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ISO 639 2/B is bibliographic ISO 639 2 code of Amharic language. ISO 639 2/B
amh
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Amharic language which is represented by three letters. ISO 639 3
amh
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Amharic language which is represented by four letters. ISO 639 6
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Comprehensive list of families, languages, dialects that is unique identifier code consisting of four letters and four digits. Glottocode
amha1245
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Two digits + one to six letters code is the linguasphere of Amharic language. Linguasphere
12-ACB-a
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Types of Amharic Language. Types of Language
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Type of Amharic language. Language Type
Living
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Amharic Linguistic typology is study and classification of languages based on common structural features and forms. Language Linguistic Typology
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Amharic Morphological Typology is classification of languages based on how languages form words by combining morphemes. Language Morphological Typology
Fusional

Origin of Amharic language

In order to communicate with each other, the origin of language was the essential part. Various languages are spoken all over the world. Amharic language is one of the Most Difficult Languages. The origin of Amharic language states that it was put to use in 13th century. The history of Amharic language reveals that the language is old and used since many years. Check out in brief about Amharic Language History. The evolution of Amharic language began with early forms such as Ge'ez. Amharic is the standard form of Amharic language and it is used in government centers. Know all About Amharic Language.

Amharic population

Amharic population gives us the total count of number of people speaking Amharic language. Amharic language is spoken by 18.70 million people in the world. Most of the Amharic population lies in the Amharic Speaking Countries. Amharic language is spoken as first language by 25.00 million people and as second language by about 10.00 million people. Get to know Amharic speaking population in detail.

Amharic writing system

There are numerous writing systems but most widely used scripts are Latin, Cyrillic and Arabic. Amharic writing system decides the alphabets, vowels and consonants i.e. the written form of Amharic language. Some languages share common writing systems. Ethiopic script is used by Amharic language. Learn more about . 

Information about Amharic language

Check out all the information about Amharic language here. You may find it interesting to learn Amharic Alphabets or the vowels and consonants of this language. Also knowing about Amharic Speaking Countries, Amharic speaking continents and Amharic Dialects will help in improving your knowledge about this language. Also while travelling to Amharic countries knowing common Amharic Greetings will help you in communicating with Amharic people.