Sentence Examples


  • GONDAR, properly Guendar, a town of Abyssinia, formerly the capital of the Amharic kingdom, situated on a basaltic ridge some 7500 ft.
  • Asmara, an Amharic word signifying "good pasture place," is a town of considerable antiquity.
  • The speech of the inhabitants, Amharic, which differs in several features from the dialects spoken in Tigre and Shoa, is the official language of Abyssinia.
  • In Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Amharic and Syriac. The Arabic section includes a unique collection of 2677 korans.
  • Therefore the ancient Abyssinian language, Geez, and its living dialects, Amharic and Tigrina, are Semitic, although modified by the influence of the old Hamitic Agau or Agao.

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