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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An ancient Afro-Asiatic language that is related to Amharic and other modern languages of Ethiopia and Eritrea and is still used as a liturgical language in the Ethiopian Coptic Church. Also called Ethiopic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. An extinct Ethiopian language still used liturgically.
  • proper n. The writing system originally used for the Ge’ez language

Etymologies

Ge'ez gə'əz, Ethiopian.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ge'ez ግዕዝ (Gəʿəz) (Wiktionary)

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