Amharic

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Am·har·ic

 (ăm-hăr′ĭk, äm-hä′rĭk)
n.
A Semitic language that is the official language of Ethiopia.

[After Amhara, a former kingdom of northwest Ethiopia.]

Am·har′ic adj.

Amharic

(æmˈhærɪk)
n
(Languages) the official language of Ethiopia, belonging to the SE Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family
adj
(Languages) denoting or relating to this language

Am•har•ic

(æmˈhær ɪk, ɑmˈhɑr-)
n.
a Semitic language that is the official language of the Ethiopian state.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Amharic - the dominant and official language of Ethiopia; a Semitic language much influenced by the Cushitic language with which Amhara have been in close contact
Semitic - a major branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family
Adj.1.Amharic - related to or characteristic of or written in AmharicAmharic - related to or characteristic of or written in Amharic; "the Amharic language"
Translations

Amharic

[æmˈhærɪk]
1. adjamarico/a
2. n (language) → amarico