Tigrinya leid

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Tigrinya
ትግርኛ tigriññā
Pronunciation /tɨɡrɨɲa/
Spoken natively in Eritrea, Ethiopie
Region Tigray
Native speakers 4.2 million in Ethiopie  (2007 census)[1]
2.5 million in Eritrea (2006)[citation needit]
Leid faimlie
Writin seestem Tigrinya alphabet (Ge'ez script)
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in  Eritrea
Recognised minority leid in  Ethiopie (Tigray Region)
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 ti
ISO 639-2 tir
ISO 639-3 tir
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Tigrinya /tɪˈɡrnjə/[2] (ትግርኛ, tigriñā) is an Afro-Asiatic leid, belangin tae the faimily's Semitic branch.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Country Level". 2007 Population and Housing Census of Ethiopia. CSA. 13 July 2010. Retrieved 18 January 2013. 
  2. Laurie Bauer, 2007, The Linguistics Student’s Handbook, Edinburgh