Amharic

noun
Am·​har·​ic | \ am-ˈher-ik How to pronounce Amharic (audio) , -ˈha-rik; am-ˈhär- How to pronounce Amharic (audio) , äm- \

Definition of Amharic

: a Semitic language that is an official language of Ethiopia

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Amharic adjective

First Known Use of Amharic

1748, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Amharic

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

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“Amharic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Amharic. Accessed 13 Jul. 2020.

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