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Ge'ez

 (gĭ′ĭz, gĕ′ĕz, gē-ĕz′)
n.
A Semitic language, closely related to Tigrinya and Tigré, that was spoken in the empire of Aksum and is still used in the liturgy of the Ethiopian and Eritrean branches of the Oriental Orthodox Church. Also called Ethiopic.

[Ge'ez gə'əz, Ethiopian.]

Ge'ez

(ˈɡiːɛz)
n
1. (Languages) the classical form of the ancient Ethiopic language, having an extensive Christian literature and still used in Ethiopia as a liturgical language
2. (Historical Terms) the classical form of the ancient Ethiopic language, having an extensive Christian literature and still used in Ethiopia as a liturgical language
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I am often entranced by the liturgy of the Orthodox Towahedo Church in the mysterious Ge'ez language and the spirituality of its mystical saints.
Un abuna es un patriarca de la Iglesia Ortodoxa etiope y quiere decir "padre" en amarico, lenguaje que hablamos en el centro y norte de Etiopia, descendiente del antiguo ge'ez, idioma en el que estan escritos nuestros libros sagrados.
Papers may introduce relatively unknown texts or suggest new theoretical approaches to the study of vernacular African literatures, which include, but are not limited to, literatures in Arabic, Berber, Coptic, Meroitic, Ge'ez, Hausa, Yoruba, Igbo, Kiswahili, Amharic, Oromo, Tigrinya, Somali, Malagasy, Shona, Zulu, and Xhosa, as well as Sheng, Nigerian Pidgin, and other creolized African languages.
Dorn was the first professor who started teaching Ge'ez language in Kharkov University (Olderogge, 1975).
Alphabetically listed, they are Bagri, Batak Toba, Bench, Bhili, Capiznon, Chavacano, Eastern Min, Fiji Hindi, Ge'ez, Gurani, Ingush, Karachay, Khorasani Turkic, Kipsigis, Maharashtrian Konkani, Lezgian, Mizo, Maguindanao, Malay (Brunei), Maranao, Southern Min, Northern Sami, Qashqa'i, Rinconada Bikol, Surjapuri, Tausug, Upper Saxon, and Vasavi.
150 Years After Dillmann's Lexicon: Perspectives and Challenges of Ge'ez Studies
She may have always worn a protective amulet containing a Ge'ez prayer scroll around her neck, which her mother placed on her because the family next door was known to be yabuda zar, the race of buda.
The night's festivitiesNorth America's sixth annual celebration of Sigd, an Ethiopian Jewish holidayofficially began when four men chanted in Ge'ez, an ancient Semitic language that developed in Ethiopia and Eritrea, as they carried large rainbow umbrellas made of fabric to the stage.
There are many Christian-rite teachings written in Ge'ez [the holy language of Ethiopia], I want to translate these Ge'ez writings about patrology I want to specialize in the belief of the Assumption of Our Lady [an event that is important in the Ethiopian calendar and is considered a major holiday].
Today the Eritrean community celebrates a Ge'ez Rite Mass in their own language every Sunday, and the Burmese community welcomes a Burmese priest for Christmas and Holy Week services.
En cuanto al idioma utilizado en la liturgia, es el ge'ez, un idioma semita cercano al arabe, el hebreo y el antiguo copto.
When Ge'ez became the spoken and written language in common use in northern Ethiopia, it took only 24 of the 29 Sabaean symbols, modify most of them and add two new symbols to represent sounds of Greek and Latin loanwords not found in Ge'ez [7].