from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A Semitic language that is the official language of Ethiopia.
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- proper n. A Semitic language spoken in Ethiopia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to Amhara, a division of Abyssinia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The modern cultivated language of Abyssinia.
- n. See Abyssinian languages .
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. related to or characteristic of or written in Amharic
- n. the dominant and official language of Ethiopia; a Semitic language much influenced by the Cushitic language with which Amhara have been in close contact
Their publication program of books in English and Amharic is notable with Jane Kurtz as one of their principal authors and a system in place to support Ethiopian illustrators for their books.
Silly Mammo is the first book that the EBCEF has published in three languages: alongside the pictures are parallel texts in English, Amharic and Sidama - the local language of the region round Awassa.
He knew Abyssinia inside out, spoke Amharic, which is the principal lingo of the country, and had been drill instructor in the service of Emperor Theodore, who had particularly admired his party trick of cleaving a sheep in two (lengthwise, God help us) with a single sword-stroke.
The narrow cloisters were packed with humanity, and as they made their way through the press, with the honour guard of acolytes clearing a way for them, black faces called Amharic greetings and black hands reached out to touch them.
That meant programmers writing in scripts such as Amharic or Cherokee, which have been added since then, can't use their characters in tag or attribute names.
In order to write a word in Amharic, you’d take one letter and make a slight deviation.
People have to have a voice that connects them to their community, says Hussien Mohamed, director of Sagal Radio Services, a non-profit group that since 1998 has provided weekly programs in Somali, Swahili, Amharic and Bhutanese-Nepali to Atlanta area stations.
You get to know them, and after a while you even learn to say, “Hello—how are you this morning?” in their language which is not Amharic, but either Tigrinya or Tigre.
ETHIOPIAN CULTURE CELEBRATION, a performance of "Macbeth" translated to Amharic, plus short Ethiopian comedy plays and poetry readings. 4 p.m.,
Volunteers must be fluent in English and at least one of the following languages: French, Amharic, Tigrinya (Ethiopian), Arabic or Farsi.