Ethiopian language

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Noun1.Ethiopian language - 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
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The judge adjourned the case until an Ethiopian language translator is present in court on February 21.
As it turned out later, Menelik had had the wisdom to execute the treaty both in Italian and the Ethiopian language, Amharic.
Manuscripts and magic scrolls (prayer scrolls) feature an early Ethiopian language, Ge'ez, according to Laura Garrity-Arquitt of the museum.
Together they honed the script, staying true to Mehari's vision of shooting in the Ethiopian language Amharic, using 35mm and mostly local crews.
Not only that; but we the people of the Nile; were the first to write on earth the symbolic language called heliography, whereby Ethiopian language alphabets other languages were derived from.
It's sung partly in the Ethiopian language of Amharic but don't be mistaken - it's no turgid church drone, the legendary rhythm section of Robbie Shakespeare and Sly Dunbar ensure the album is powered, not by faith alone, but by irresistible drums and bass.
Among others, they also invited singer Cabra Casey, an Israeli of Ethiopian heritage who plays with Raichel to write lyrics in the Ethiopian language, Tigrit, and sing on the song Ane Nahatka.
Moreover, there are good reasons to trace the * le-prefix back to the proto-language of this branch (Bulakh and Kogan 2010: 279), which makes it virtually inconceivable for a Southern Ethiopian language of the fourteenth century to bypass this fundamental innovation.
Arabic, French, Syriac, Hebrew, Latin and Geez (an ancient Ethiopian language) are only a sampling of the languages to be found inside Bibliopolis.
The daily quoted what it called a "credible" French source from the French office for investigating into plane crashes as saying that the final statement uttered by the plane's captain was: "This is the end...May God have mercy on us." The statement was uttered in the Ethiopian language, the daily reported.
"The average Ethiopian knows little of the dangers of fast food, lack of exercise, high-fat food and the like and the amount of public information on these issues in the Ethiopian language is rare.
Additionally, interpreters translated the student handbook and briefings into Amharic, the Ethiopian language.

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