So if you are planning ahead for your trip. We offer some of the very best language sheets for your international travels to Ethiopia and beyond. For the possessive pronouns, however, the polite 2nd person has the special suffix -wo 'your sg. Amharic Phrases Welcome to our seventh lesson about popular Amharic phrases. This suffix is no longer productive and is limited to certain patterns and some isolated nouns. July 2014 Amharic is supported on most major distributions, including Fedora and Ubuntu.
It has an introduction and a , but there is not enough present. The choice depends on what precedes the form in question, usually whether this is a vowel or a consonant, for example, for the first-person singular possessive suffix, አገሬ agär-e 'my country', ገላዬ gäla-ye 'my body'. Click on any of the non-English phrases that are links blue to hear them spoken. It is the most widely spoken language in the. If you have the occasion, and if you like, take as you will from the Ethiopian way of how to say I love you in Amharic. The singular pronouns have combining forms beginning with zz instead of y when they follow a preposition: ስለዚህ sǝläzzih 'because of this; therefore', እንደዚያ ǝndäzziya 'like that'.
A modern usage of Amharic: the label of a bottle. This includes such as English I, Amharic እኔ ǝne; English she, Amharic እሷ ǝsswa. You plan on travelling to Ethiopia? The 13th month has 5 to 6 days depending on whether it is a leap year or not. I will make corrections to this page as needed when I am notified of errors, but except for the correction of errors any additions and native scripts will appear only on the. Another possibility for nouns ending in a vowel is to delete the vowel and use plain očč, as in wǝšš-očč 'dogs'.
In the case of an indefinite plural adjective noun complex, the noun is plural and the adjective may be used in singular or in plural form. Examples: täbat t'ǝǧa 'calf m. This literature includes government proclamations and records, educational books, religious material, novels, poetry, , dictionaries monolingual and bilingual , technical manuals, medical topics, etc. The table below shows alternatives for many of the forms. Our can request new languages for no additional charge and those requests get top priority. Also each category of phrases is in an easy to find box.
For example, wändǝmm 'brother' can be pluralized as wändǝmm-očč 'brothers' but also as wändǝmmam-ač 'brothers of each other'. Amharic demonstrative pronouns Number, Gender Near Far Singular Masculine ይህ yǝh ǝ ያ ya Feminine ይቺ yǝčči, ይህች yǝhǝčč ያቺ yačči Plural እነዚህ ǝnnäzzih እነዚያ ǝnnäzziya There are also separate demonstratives for formal reference, comparable to the formal personal pronouns: እኚህ ǝññih 'this, these formal ' and እኒያ ǝnniya 'that, those formal '. How are you informal, to a man Endemin-neh? If you can provide recordings, corrections or additional translations, please. After much fanfare, the bride is presented to the groom and they feed one another a ceremonial bite of food. For people, wänd is used for masculinity and set for femininity, e.
The Amharic script is included in , in the U+1200 — U+137F. Inspirational Quote: Every artist was first an amateur. Dehna duree to a woman Good night to sleep. Some -terms have two plural forms with a slightly different meaning. Nouns and adjectives ending in -awi usually take the suffix -t to form the feminine form, e. What i like is i get the English, then the Italian spelling and then the detailed phonetic info. The feminine marker can also serve to express tenderness or sympathy.
For example: masculine sg masculine sg definite feminine sg feminine sg definite bet bet-u gäräd gärad-wa house the house maid the maid In singular forms, this article distinguishes between the male and female gender; in plural forms this distinction is absent, and all definites are marked with - u, e. All dialects are mutually intelligible, but certain minor variations are noted. If the adjective noun complex is , the definite article is suffixed to the adjective and not to the noun, e. As in the plural, alternations occur depending on the final consonant or vowel. If you'd like to see these phrases in any combination of two languages, try the.
Lissan: Journal of African Languages and Linguistics. I had put together a few language pages before I found yours and it has saved me tons of time. Various artists in the 1970s, including , and , have sung in Amharic, thus bringing the language to a wider audience. Elgon Kenya Alinde Bukusu Mt. Additionally, 3 million emigrants outside of Ethiopia speak the language. In , the plural marker is suffixed to the second noun: betä krǝstiyan 'church' lit. Do you know Ethiopian sign language? Amharic is a : neutral sentences in which no element is emphasized normally omit independent pronouns: ኢትዮጵያዊ ነው ʾityop̣p̣yawi näw 'he's Ethiopian', ጋበዝኳት gabbäzkwat 'I invited her'.
Ethnologue: Languages of the World Eighteenth ed. When the subject or object in such sentences is emphasized, an independent pronoun is used: እሱ ኢትዮጵያዊ ነው ǝssu ʾityop̣p̣yawi näw ' he's Ethiopian', እኔ ጋበዝኳት ǝne gabbäzkwat ' I invited her', እሷን ጋበዝኳት ǝsswan gabbäzkwat 'I invited her'. The feminine gender is not only used to indicate biological gender, but may also be used to express smallness, e. It is also 7 years behind, so that means in Ethiopia it is currently 2009. Overview: Located in Sub-Saharan Africa, the official name of Ethiopia is Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Published 4 November 2011 by Jah Rebel. As of the 2007 census, Amharic is spoken by 21.