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  Amharic Translation Service - English to Amharic Translation
You probably don't speak Amharic yourself, so there are a few questions you'll need to consider when choosing a translation company.
Language is a living thing it develops and changes constantly.
Professional translators whose native language is English and speak fluent Amharic perform our Amharic to English translation.
www.appliedlanguage.com /languages/amharic_translation.shtml   (471 words)

  Amharic Language
Councilman Graham, I am here to urge your subcommittee to include Amharic as one of the languages to be used as a medium of communication, both oral and written, in the provision of services to the public by the DC Government.
Hence the technology to allow Amharic speakers to complete forms or effectively communicate with staff members who understands the language, is readily available.
For new arrivals in particular, the challenge is complicated by the lack of proficiency to communicate in English language, and compounded by misunderstanding of these cultural and legal norms.
www.haileselassiefund.org /Amharic_Language/amharic_language.html   (984 words)

  Routledge Colloquial Courses
The Colloquial Series is Routledge's acclaimed series of language courses which teach you languages as they are written and spoken today in their native countries and regions.
With over 50 languages covered, the Colloquial Series offers the widest choice and best help available for today's language learner.
Each one is a complete and accessible course ideal for beginners in the language, or those with a basic knowledge.
multilingualbooks.com /colloq.html   (412 words)

  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > Amharic language   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Amharic (አማርኛ) is a Semitic language spoken in Ethiopia, where it is the predominant official language.
It is written using an abugida adapted from the one used for the now-extinct Ge'ez language.
The upshot of this fact is that a fluent speaker of Amharic can decipher written text by observing which consonants are noted, with the vowel variants being supplemental detail.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/am/Amharic_language   (236 words)

 Amharic language - OLPCWiki
Amharic (አማርኛ āmariññā) is a Semitic language spoken in North Central Ethiopia by the Amhara.
Amharic is also the official or working language of several of the states within the federal system, including Amhara Region, the multi-ethnic Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region.
Outside Ethiopia, Amharic is the language of some 2.7 million emigrants (notably in Egypt, Israel and Sweden), and is spoken in Eritrea by educated Eritreans of the preindependence generation and younger deportees from Ethiopia.
wiki.laptop.org /go/Amharic   (193 words)

 Amharic alphabet, pronunciation and language
Amharic is a Semitic language and the national language of Ethiopia.
Amharic is also spoken in a number of other countries, particularly in Eritrea, Egypt, Israel and Sweden.
Amharic is named after the district of Amhara, which is thought to be the historic centre of the language.
www.omniglot.com /writing/amharic.htm   (163 words)

Amharic, with 17 million first- and 4 million second-language speakers, is the official working language of Ethiopia, along with English and Tigrinya.
Amharic is written in a script called fidel (or fidäl which means 'letter), a consonant-based syllabary.
Amharic is a Category II language in terms of difficulty for speakers of English.
www.nvtc.gov /lotw/months/august/Amharic.html   (876 words)

 Linguistics Language Program - LING 19   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Amharic is the national and official language of Ethiopia, where it is spoken as a native language by about 12 million people, and as a second language by many more.
At first, Ge‘ez was the classical language of Axum, but when the power base of Ethiopia shifted from Axum to Amhara between the 10th and 12th century A.D., the use of the Amharic language spread its influence, later becoming the national language.
Amharic is written using a syllabary (each character represents a syllable) which originated from the Ge‘ez alphabet.
ling.ucsd.edu /courses/ling19/ling19langdis/amharic.htm   (244 words)

 Amharic Translation Services - Translators English/Amharic
Amharic, also referred to as Amharinya, Amarinya and Kuchumba, is one of two major languages found in Ethiopia (the Oromo language being the other).
Amharic is referred to as a Semitic language and is used in Northern Central Ethiopia, where it has recently become an officially recognized language.
The Amharic language is written using a system known as fidel (also called abugida) which has been adapted from the extinct Ge'ez language.
www.greentranslations.com /amharic-translation.html   (232 words)

 Amharic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Amharic is the national language of Ethiopia and is spoken by around 12 million people as their mother-tongue and by many more as a second language.
Though only one of seventy or so languages spoken in Ethiopia, Amharic has been the language of the court and the dominant population group in Highland Ethiopia since at least the late 13th century and remains the official language of Ethiopia today.
It belongs to the Semitic family of languages and as such is related to Arabic and Hebrew.
www.flw.com /languages/amharic.htm   (118 words)

 Ge'ez (Ethiopic) syllabic script and the Amharic language
Ge'ez, the classical language of Ethiopia which is still used as a liturgical language by Ethiopian christians and the Beta Israel Jewish community of Ethiopia.
Amharic, the national language of Ethiopia, has about 27 million speakers.
There are Amharic speakers in a number of other countries, particularly in Egypt, Israel and Sweden.
www.omniglot.com /writing/ethiopic.htm   (357 words)

 AllRefer.com - Amharic (Language And Linguistics) - Encyclopedia
Amharic[amhAr´ik] Pronunciation Key, language of Ethiopia belonging to the South Ethiopic group of South Semitic languages, which, in turn, belong to the Semitic subfamily of the Afroasiatic family of languages (see Afroasiatic languages).
Amharic employs a modification of the Ethiopic script (see Ethiopic).
Amharic has been considerably influenced in its grammar and vocabulary by the nearby Cushitic tongues.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/A/Amharic.html   (222 words)

 Exerts From "Amharic Verb Morphology: A Generative Approach"
Not only are the languages spoken by most Ethiopians genetically related, but (as Ferguson 1970 and 1976 has shown) the phenomenon of diffusion of traits over a large area has resulted in even more sharing of common features than one would expect among languages of three coordinate branches of a super-family.
The conquering Semitic-speakers spoke a language which was perhaps only four to seven centuries removed from a common origin with Giiz, the classical language of the Aksum Empire and of Medieval Ethiopian religion and literature.
As the national language, Amharic is spoken in every province, but the indigenous areas are those radiating out from the old province of Amhara in southwestern Wello to Wello, Begemidir.
www.abyssiniagateway.net /info/bender.html   (1976 words)

 Amharic - language.com.au - Amharic   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Amharic is one of two Ethiopian languages, Tigrini being the other.
Amharic is the official language of Ethiopia used in government, business, government schools, most newspapers, and by educated people.
Colloquial Amharic is interactive - with lots of exercises for regular practice, clear - with concise grammar notes, practical and complete.
www.language.com.au /amharic.html   (174 words)

 UCLA Language Materials Project Language Profiles Page
Amharic is a South Ethiopian language of the South Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family.
Gemination is phonemic or contrastive in the language.
The first attestation of Amharic’s use in the arena of national government was the publication of the royal chronicles, which were written in the 19th century at the time of Emperor Theodoros II.
www.lmp.ucla.edu /Profile.aspx?LangID=7&menu=004   (864 words)

 Amharic language
Amharic Dialects: Argobba is a dialect spoken by Muslim population.
Amharic alphabet is Ethiopic script in Kana system originating from Ge’ez in the 4th century AD.
Amharic Language Enriched by: The Cushitic tongues influenced Amharic grammar and vocabulary.
www.online-languagetranslators.com /amharic_language.htm   (324 words)

 Amharic Bibles
Amharic is one of the languages of Ethiopia.
Amharic Leather Study Bible (fl cover) from the International Bible Society.
Amharic Leather Study Bible (burgundy cover) from International Bible Society.
www.ethnicharvest.org /bibles/amharic.htm   (130 words)

 The Amharic Language Multimedia Series
For starters, it is the only multimedia that is designed to teach the Amharic language from the very basics to a complex level.
Amharic 101 is designed by a new generation of Ethiopians that utilized sound and pictures to explain complex ideas.
Short cuts are patterns or trends that are found in different areas of the Amharic language which are used to develop rules.
www.africanlanguage.com /products/ams3.html   (591 words)

 Amharic language resources
Amharic was the language of primary school instruction, but has been replaced in many areas by local languages such as...
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Amharic is the national language of the country of Ethiopia, which has a population of approximately 58 million people.
www.mongabay.com /indigenous_ethnicities/languages/languages/Amharic.html   (1209 words)

Language, I was taught, is like a living creature, and it will pass three main stages--it will be born, grow and, if it is not properly nurtured, die.
Some of the people said that it was not a good idea to alter the language for the sake of technology, while others felt that it was an idea which might save the Amharic numeric system from disappearing.
Unfortunately, there are many magazines which are published in Amharic, but, lately, it looks like the magazines and newspapers have purged the Amharic numeric system from their computers or printers.
www.yebbo.com /sydneyolympic/MARATHON/Yidnekachew_Tesema/Chat/Zero/zero.html   (3136 words)

 Amhara or Amharic Speaking Others
Looking at the alphabet that was used to write the Amharic language, it is apparent that it was inherited from the Tigrigna language, which itself is based on the Ge’ez script that has its roots in Yemen.
Many agree that the Amharic language is known as a Semitic language with significant Cuhitic language components, the forerunner of which is the Oromo language.
Donald L. Levine notes that most of the Amharic speaking people’s culture traits “appear to have characterized the Amhara system since the fourteenth century.” That is shortly after the birth of the Amharic language around the end of the thirteenth century.
www.voicefinfinne.org /English/Column/Amharic_Speaking_Others.htm   (2807 words)

 Research interest
spoken, Amharic is a Semitic language spoken in the country, where it is the official language, it is written using a
Generally, it is very important to all population of my country so that it is possible to communicate with machine in our language (Amharic).
language even while they are in elementary school, and also to crate adaptive equipments like brail.
www.geocities.com /tadanberbir/AmharicTTS.html   (968 words)

 Learn Amharic - Amharic Books and Courses
Amharic is the official language of Ethiopia, and is the native language of some 6 million people.
Fifty selections assist the intermediate student of Amharic in bridging the gap between the exercises of the standard elementary textbooks and the natural language of newspapers.
Concise Amharic Dictionary is a bi-directional modern dictionary of the Ethiopian language, which features phonetic transcriptions for those unfamiliar with Amharicscript.
www.multilingualbooks.com /amharic.html   (1282 words)

 Learn Amharic (Ethiopian) Online - Write or Speak in Amharic (Ethiopian) Language Exchange
A language exchange complements other forms of learning such as classroom, cultural immersion and multimedia, because you get to practice all that you have learned with native speakers in a safe and supportive environment.
Language exchange learning is also inexpensive because we provide free tips and conversation lesson plans that allow you to do a language exchange on your own.
Sanskrit is supposed to be the first language and it is an efficient ancient language.I want to study texts and chat with native speakers.
www.mylanguageexchange.com /Learn/Amharic.asp   (850 words)

 Learn how to speak, read, and write in Amharic and we will help you to translate it
Most Amharic fonts are working fine in Microsoft Word, but they will change their behaviors when they are imported to some professional graphics software like Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop or Quark Express.
If you have an Amharic document which is translated by another translator (in MS Word) and you want to give this document for your in-house DTP expert, there will have a high chance of creating errors.
The Ethiopic script developed from the script of Ethiopia's classical language, Ge'ez, which was derived from the Sabaean/Minean script.
www.ethiotrans.com /amharic1.htm   (775 words)

 Ethiopian Writing System - Baye Yimam
Languages that have these symbols are called written languages whereas those that do not have them are known simply as spoken languages.
However, for anyone who understands the fact that Amharic is the lingua-franca of the country, it is clear that such an outlook is far from reality in a multi-ethnic and multi-lingual country such as Ethiopia.
In a multi-lingual society, the ownership of a literary piece written in a given language is determined not by the identity of the language itself or by the ethnic origin of the writer, but rather by the social-life the writings reflect and the society they are written about.
www.ethiopians.com /bayeyima.html   (6639 words)

 Amharic - Research the news about Amharic - from HighBeam Research
South Semitic, the official language of Ethiopia and a second language, there and in Sudan, for many for whom it is not native.
the Semitic language descended from Ge’ez that is the official language of Ethiopia.
Amharic is one of the three major languages of Ethiopia...
www.highbeam.com /search.aspx?q=Amharic&ref_id=ency_botnm   (1077 words)

Following is an annotated bibliography of publications useful for learning the Amharic language and about the Amharic language.
YäAmareñña Säwasew [Grammar of Amharic] Addis Ababa: EMPDA.
Amharic and Argobba, in The Semitic Languages,edited by Robert Hetzron, pp.
www.msu.edu /~hudson/Amhbiblio.htm   (628 words)

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