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አማርኛ Amarɨñña
Pronunciation [amarɨɲɲa]
Spoken natively in Ethiopie
Ethnicity Amharas
Native speakers 22 million  (2007 census)[1]
Leid faimlie
Writin seestem Ge'ez (Amharic syllabary)
Amharic Braille
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in Federal Democratic Republic o Ethiopie.
It is an aa recognised as the offeecial wirking leid in sax o the eleiven admeenistrative regions o Ethiopie:
Addis Ababa Ceety Cooncil
Amhara Regional State
Benishangul-Gumuz Regional State
Dire Dawa Admeenistrative cooncil
Gambela Fowk's Regional State
Soothren Naitions, Naitionalities, an Fowks' Regional State
Regulatit by no offeecial regulation
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 am
ISO 639-2 amh
ISO 639-3 amh
Linguasphere 12-ACB-a
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Amharic (/æmˈhærɪk/[2][3][4] or /ɑːmˈhɑːrɪk/;[5] Amharic: አማርኛ Amarəñña, IPA: [amarɨɲːa] ( listen)) is a Semitic leid spoken in Ethiopie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Amharic at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Laurie Bauer, 2007, The Linguistics Student's Handbook, Edinburgh; Collins English Dictionary (2003), Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary (2010)
  3. "Amharic". Oxford English Dictionary (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press. September 2005.  (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  4. Merriam-Webster Dictionary Amharic
  5. "". Retrieved 2013-08-10.