Tigrinya leid

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Tigrinya
ትግርኛ tigriññā
Pronunciation/tɨɡrɨɲa/
Native taeEritrea, Ethiopie
RegionTigray
Native speakers
4.2 million in Ethiopie (2007 census)[1]
2.5 million in Eritrea (2006)[citation needit]
Tigrinya alphabet (Ge'ez script)
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
 Eritrea
Recognised minority
leid in
Leid codes
ISO 639-1ti
ISO 639-2tir
ISO 639-3tir
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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 Julie 2010. Archived frae the original on 13 November 2012. Retrieved 18 Januar 2013.
  2. Laurie Bauer, 2007, The Linguistics Student’s Handbook, Edinburgh