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 Encyclopedia: Semitic languages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Semitic languages were among the earliest to attain a written form, with Akkadian writing beginning in the middle of the third millennium BC.
Proto-Semitic is the hypothetical proto-language of the Semitic languages.
The Geez language (or Giiz language) is an ancient language that developed in the Ethiopian Highlands of the Horn of Africa as the language of the peasantry.
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 Encyclopedia: Tigre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Tigre language, spoken in the Horn of Africa.
The Tigre is a Peruvian tributary to the Amazon River west of the Nanay, and is navigable for 125 miles from its confluence with the Amazon.
The train station at Tigre One of the many passenger boats that travel the delta View of the riverbank from a boat Tigre is a municipality situated in the northern zone of Greater Buenos Aires.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Tigre   (353 words)

 Tigré (region) - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Tigré (region)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Most of the population live by cultivation in the south and by nomadic herding in the north, but the area suffers from periodic severe droughts.
Tigré is a major source of hides and skins for export and also an important producer of grain, beeswax, and wool.
In 1989 government troops were forced from the province, and the TPLF advanced towards Addis Ababa, playing the key role in the fall of the Ethiopian government in May 1991.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Tigr%e9+(region)   (253 words)

 Tigre language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
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Tigre Delta Web Site Directorio de sitios de Internet en el partido de Tigre.
Municipalidad de Tigre Turismo, cultura y educación, salud, deportes, mapas, Tigre comercial.
www.serebella.com /encyclopedia/article-Tigre_language.html   (353 words)

 Joshua Project - Peoples by Country Profiles
The Tigre, descendants of the ancient Egyptians, are generally tall and have narrow noses and brown skin.
The settled Tigre farmers raise corn, sorghum, wheat, barley, legumes, and linseed.
Tigre society is patrilineal, which means that the line of descent is traced through the males.
www.joshuaproject.net /peopctry.php?rop3=110051&rog3=ER   (980 words)

There are many who can speak this language more superbly than I can, but my love for it is so enormous that it drives me to not believe that there could be anyone who loves the Tigre language more than I do.
The Tigre language is spoken in the provinces of Gash Setit (eg.
Languages are the wealth of a nation and its people; and if Tigrigna slims down it can borrow and fatten up from Tigre and if Tigre slims down it can borrow and fatten up from Tigrigna; and the same goes for Arabic.
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 Tigrinya language resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Tigrinya is an Ethio-Semitic language spoken in Eritrea and northern Ethiopia.
Tigrinya belongs to the Tigrinya branch of Northern Ethio-Semitic (Bender 1976) and is the main language of Tigre Province, Ethiopia.
Tigrinya The language of the northern Ethiopian highlands in Tigray province and the Eritrean highlands.
www.mongabay.com /indigenous_ethnicities/languages/languages/Tigrinya.html   (838 words)

 Semitic Languages (and the Phoenician language)
Ancient languages spoken by non-Arab population of these many Middle Easter countries continue to survive in the dialects/languages of everyday life and the roots of the older languages of the Phoenician, Aramaic, Syriac, Assyrian, Coptic...etc. are still evident.
Ancient languages spoken by non-Arab population of these countries continue to survive in the dialects/languages of everyday life and the roots of the older languages of the Phoenician, Aramaic, Syriac, Assyrian, Coptic...etc. are still evident.
It diverged from the South Arabian languages around the beginning of the Christian era, reaching its greatest extension in the 4th century AD, when it was spoken especially in the kingdom of Aksum on either side of the present-day border of Ethiopia and Eritrea.
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 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.
Tigre was influenced by the Beja of one of the "barbarian" tribes whose onslaughts toppled Aksum.
Note that Tigre (actually Tigré a language of extreme northern Eritrea that Tigrai is a province in which Tigrinya (not Tigre) is spoken.
www.abyssiniagateway.net /info/bender.html   (1976 words)

 Tigre - TheBestLinks.com - Amazon River, Nanay, Ucayali, TheBestLinks.com:Find or fix a stub, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The Tigre is a tributary to the Amazon River west of the Nanay, and is navigable for 125 miles from its confluence with the Amazon.
Its mouth is 42 miles west of the junction of the Ucayali with the Amazon.
Continuing west from the Tigre we have the Parinari, Chambira, and Nucuray, all short lowland streams, resembling the Nanay in character.
www.thebestlinks.com /Tigre.html   (148 words)

 Ge'ez language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
It later became the language of the Ethiopian imperial court; it is currently the language of use in the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church and the Eritrean Orthodox Church.
Today Ge'ez remains the main language used in the worship services of the Ethiopian and Eritrean Orthodox Churches, though Amharic (the main lingua franca of modern Ethiopia) may be used for sermons.
The origins of the Ge'ez alphabet and the language are still controversial; as Scott Munro-hays notes, "the arguments advanced for the origins of the Ge'ez script would fill a small book." The earliest known inscriptions in Ge'ez are dated to the 3rd century AD in South Arabian script which lacked vowels.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/G/Ge'ez-language.htm   (595 words)

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The Tigre language, which is spoken by about 35% of the population has been, to this date, the most popular choice of communication of the overwhelming majority Eritreans who travel in the lowlands, except in Dankalia, and maybe along the Sudanese border, including the choice of those Highland Christians who correlate with the Lowlanders.
It is spoken from Foro to Zola, and to Emini Hajer.
Still Tigre is the lingua franca in the Lowlands; it is the most fluently spoken language by those who choose to use it and Arabic is used in the Lowlands as the last-resort medium of communication.
news.asmarino.com /YonasAraya/YonasAraya13.asp   (4703 words)

 Profile of the Beja People of Sudan, Eritrea and Egypt
Language: The Beja word for their language is To Bedawie (or To Bedawiat), and the people and language are also called Bedawiye, Bedauye and Beni-Amer (with other variations).
All serfs in Beja society were called Tigre (the Beja word for "slave") and the Tigre language is associated with serfdom, though the serfs were "themselves Beja of a very ancient stock" (Paul).
The Bisharin dialect is spoken by Beja in Sudan and Egypt.
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 languagehat.com: ON REFUSING TO READ YOUR OWN LANGUAGE.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Tigre became a written language at the end of the 19th century, when Swedish missionaries translated the Bible into it using Ge-ez script.
The use of Ge-ez script to write Tigre is a barrier to many Muslims, because Ge-ez is the holy language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.
Tigre Muslims would prefer their language to be written in Arabic script.
www.languagehat.com /archives/000454.php   (289 words)

Their language is Tigre; hut they know also the language of the Hedarab, or Min-Amer.
These tribes have a different language of their own country, but they have learned the Tigre language, and some of them speak it well.
All the people of the Belen country have a language of their own; but, on the other hand, all of them know the Tigre language also.
www.eri24.com /Article_213.htm   (2491 words)

 Tigre --  Encyclopædia Britannica   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The Tigre speak Tigré, a Semitic language related to ancient Ge'ez and to modern Tigrinya, the language of the Tigray people.
The largest federation of Tigre is that of the Amer (Beni Amer), a branch of the historically important Beja peoples.
An early settlement of the partido was centred on a chapel built in 1678 (reconstructed in 1820).
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9072454?tocId=9072454   (542 words)

 tigre to english translation services, english to tigre translation services, tigre language translation services, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Whether your Tigre translation requirement comprises of a website, a company brochure, a manual or a letter or contract, as a provider of translations in over 140 languages, we are able to help.
Tigre translations are carried out by qualified and experienced professional translators, working exclusively into their mother tongue in order to guarantee fluency and professionalism.
The Tigre translator selected to work on your assignment will be experienced and have specialist knowledge of your particular field so that technical terms do not present a translation barrier.
www.absolutetranslations.com /english-into-tigre-translation-services.htm   (335 words)

 Tigre language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Tigre is a Semitic language descended from Ge'ez and is closly related to Tigrinya, and Amharic.
It is spoken by around a million people in Eritrea with a few speakers in Sudan.
The Tigre language or it's people, should not be confused with the Tigray province in Ethiopia who speak Tigrinya or the Tigrinya people in Eritrea.
en.mcfly.org /Tigre+language   (57 words)

 319-320 (Nordisk familjebok / 1800-talsutgåvan. 16. Teniers - Üxkull)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
De stammar, hvilka tala tigre som sitt modersmål, äro: utmed kusten habäb i s.
De förnämsta skiljepunkterna mellan de bägge dialekterna bestå deri att i tigriria, men ej i tigre, slutande e öfvergår till te och k ofta till ch, att de ursprungliga formerna för 2;dra och 3:dje pers.
Tigre känner man ännu helt obetydligt genom Beurmann-Merx: »Yocab.
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Their language is different to all other Turkic languages and belongs to the Bulgar group of the western Turkic languages.
The northern Tigre speak the Semitic Tigre language, are mainly nomads, and live in the arid lowlands of north and east Eritrea and southeast Sudan.
Their language is classed with Mingrelian in the Zan (Colchian) branch of the Kartvelian (South Caucasian) languages, and is related to Georgian and Svan.
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DAHLAK, A NEWLY DISCOVEREDAFRO-SEMETIC LANGUAGE SPOKEN EXCLUSIVELY IN ERITREA The Dahlak Islands are the original abodes of the first settlers in the African continent and the land inhabited by the first Israelites that migrated to the continent.
The origin of Geez, Tigre, Tigrigna and Amharic could be traced to this land.
TIGRE - THE LANGUAGE OF GOD (PART 1) In this millennium, all the religious institutions of the last two millenniums shall fall.
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 Search Results for Tigre - Encyclopædia Britannica
The Tigre speak Tigré, a Semitic language related to ancient Ge'ez and to modern Tigrinya, the language of the Tigray...
Semitic language of the Tigre people of northwestern Eritrea and smaller areas of neighbouring Sudan.
It is closely related to the ancient Ge'ez language and modern Tigrinya.
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 Allied IP Attorneys.com || Intellectual Property || Trademark || Patent   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The publication languages are, Tigringia or Tigre (local language of Eritrea), Arabic and English.
The local language is the official language of the State of Eritrea.
Multiple language publication ensures that all inhabitants can easily read, understand and thus be aware of the content of the Cautionary Notice.
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 A Summary of the Cushite Peoples of Eastern Africa
The Beni-Amer group, speaking Tigre (a Semitic language related to Amharic and Tigrinya), or bilingual in To Bedawie, and often trilingual in Arabic, are associated with the Tigre, as an upper caste, but Tigre tribes are not considered Beja.
Literacy is in the Standard Somali of the North and Mogadishu, which must be learned as a separate language by Maay speakers, and thus is not a suitable evangelization medium.
It may be more than one language; the dialects form a continuum Standard Somali is difficult or unintelligible to Maay speakers, except for those who have learned it through mass communications, urbanization, and internal movement.
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 2. Pastoral indigenous knowledge and information systems in Eritrea   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The Tigre and Hidareb raise mainly goats, cattle, sheep and camels.
The alphabetization of the Afar and Hidareb languages is in fact a recent phenomenon introduced during the armed struggle.
The Tigre language uses the script of Ge’ez, one of the first written languages in the region.
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 Ethiopia - Ethio-Semitic Language Groups
It was the empire's official language and is still widely used in government and in the capital despite the Mengistu regime's changes in language policy.
Of the seven Ethio-Semitic languages found among the Gurage of southern Shewa, four are single tongues and three are dialect clusters, each encompassing four or five dialects.
In 1970 a total of 117,000 persons were estimated to speak Tigre, which is related to Tigrinya; but that figure was likely an underestimate.
www.countrystudies.us /ethiopia/49.htm   (797 words)

 Tigrinya People Profile
The Tigre of Eritrea are a mixture of small groups of peoples, primarily Muslim, who speak a language called Tigre, related to the Tigrinya spoken by the Tigray-Tigrinya.
The Tigre peoples were once related to the Tigrinya, but through influence from the Beja and the Arabs, they are Muslims and unassociated with the Tigrinya culturally today.
Tigrinya is closely related to the Tigre language, spoken by numerous small people groups of diverse origins (jointly called the Tigre people), as well as many Beja people.
strategyleader.org /profiles/tigrinya.html   (2667 words)

 Tigre language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tigre is a Semitic language descended from Ge'ez and is closely related to Tigrinya and Amharic.
It is spoken by approximately one million people in Eritrea with a few speakers in Sudan.
This page was last modified 17:53, 11 November 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tigre_language   (91 words)

 Joshua Project - Peoples by Country Profiles
Today, many of the Tigre continue to live as nomads, but most are semi-nomadic; others have become settled farmers.
With unpredictable amounts of rainfall and families averaging seven children, many are dependent on government aid for survival.
There are only a few known Tigre believers in Sudan at this time.
www.joshuaproject.net /peopctry.php?rop3=110051&rog3=SU   (969 words)

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