Tigrinya

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noun Ti·gri·nya \tə-ˈgrē-nyə\

Definition of Tigrinya

  1. :  a Semitic language of northern Ethiopia and Eritrea

Origin and Etymology of tigrinya

Amharic tïgrïñña, from T ïgray Tigre, Ethiopia


First Known Use: 1878


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