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Tigrinya Language

Tigrinya language, alphabet and pronunciation

Fidel: The Amharic alphabet. There are over 90 languages spoken in Ethiopia. Amharic is one of the two primary languages. By sending children to school they are learning the language of literacy and to harness their futures!


Amleset Abay- Eritrean singer from late 1960s with #Krar and known for famous Political song that fooled #Ethiopia #Derg "Art censorship" with #Tigrinya Language “Deqise neyre tebarabire” – meaning “I was asleep for a while but I am now conscious”

ARAMAIC The Aramaic language was the international trade language of the ancient Middle East between 1000 and 600 BCE, spoken from the Mediterranean coast to the borders of India. Its script, derived from Phoenician and first attested during the 9th century BCE, also became extremely popular and was adopted by many people with or without any previous writing system


Site about foreign languages. This page is on Amharic. I need to remember to come back to this when I start trying to learn a bit before we travel to Ethiopia!


Tigrinya (ትግርኛ) is a member of the Ethiopic branch of Semitic languages with about 6 million speakers mainly in the Tigre region of Ethiopia and in Central Eritrea. Tigrinya is written with a version of the Ge'ez script and first appeared in writing during the 13th century in a text on the local laws for the district of Logosarda in southern Eritrea. (...)


A beautiful Children's Story in Tigrinya, Rescued by a Flying Dragon, is a fully illustrated story book. Rhyming phrases, poems, sing along songs and a captivating plot are wonderfully put together in this Tigrinya story book. Your child will absolutely love this adorable book and be delighted to read it or have it read to them in the Tigrinya language. - See more at: