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Amharic

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noun Am·har·ic \am-ˈher-ik, -ˈha-rik; am-ˈhär-, äm-\

Definition of Amharic

  1. :  a Semitic language that is an official language of Ethiopia

Amharic adjective


Origin of amharic

part translation of Amharic amarəñña, from Amara region of highland Ethiopia


First Known Use: 1813

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