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Language Database for Ethiopia

Language Database for Ethiopia


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Language: Sidamo

name:Sidamo
ISO 639-3:sid
alternative names:Sidaama, Sidama, Sidaminya, Sidámo ’Afó
classification:Afro-Asiatic, Cushitic, East, Highland
alternative classification:
dialects: Lexical similarity 64% with Alaba-Kabeena, 62% with Kambaata, 53% with Hadiyya
location:South central Ethiopia, northeast of Lake Abaya and southeast of Lake Awasa
extinct:no
endangered:no
number of speakers:2,981,471 (2007 census)
ethnic population:2,951,889 (2007 census)
medium of instruction:yes
MLE program implemented:yes
orthography in use:yes
vernacular literature status:
Language Documentation Status
Phonology:yes
Morphology:yes
Syntax:yes
Discourse Studies:
Dictionary:yes
Published Texts:yes
Wikipedia Link:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidamo_language

Bibliography


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Work Short Name Title Year Type Language Phon. Morph. Synt. Disc. Lex. Txt.
Gebre-Tsadik/Sim/Wedekind 1985 The Verb Morphophonemics of Five Highland East Cushitic Languages, Including Burji 1985 Article English no yes no no no no
Gebre-Tsadik 1982 Derived Nominals in Sidamo 1982 Thesis English no yes no no no no
Gebre-Tsadik 1985 An Overview of the Morphological Structure of Sidamo Verbs 1985 Article English no yes no no no no
Gebre-Tsadik 1986 Sidamo Verbal Phonology 1986 Thesis English yes yes no no no no
Siyom 1971 Verbal Morphology in Sidamo 1971 Thesis English no yes no no no no
Bender 1976 a The Non-Semitic Languages of Ethiopia 1976 Collection of Articles English no no no no no no
Borelli 1980 Ethiopie Meridoniale. Journal de mon Voyage aux pays Amhara, Oromo et Sidamo Septembre 1885 à Novembre 1888 1980 Monograph French no no no no no no
Cerulli 1938 a La lingua e la Storia dei Sidamo 1938 Monograph Italian no no no no no no
Gasparini 1978 Grammatica pratica della lingua sidamo 1978 Italian no no no no no no
Gasparini 1983 Sidamo-English Dictionary 1983 Monograph English no no no no yes no
Hamer 1998 The Sidama of Ethiopia and Rational Communication Action and Dispute Settlement 1998 Article English no no no no no no
Kawachi 2007 A Grammar of Sidaama (Sidamo), a Cushitic Language of Ethiopia 2007 Thesis English yes yes yes no no no
Yri 1982 Dictionary English-Sidaamu 1982 Book no no no no yes no
Taddese 1982 Sidama Orthography in the Study of Development of Orthography for Five Ethiopian Languages 1982 English no no no no no no
Tucker/Bryan 1956 The Non-Bantu Languages of North-eastern Africa 1956 Monograph English no no no no no no
Tucker/Bryan 1966 Linguistic analyses: The non-Bantu languages of north-eastern Africa 1966 Monograph English no no no no no no
Shimelis 2007 Sidama-Amharic-English Dictionary 2007 Book English no no no no yes no
Wedekind, K. 1980 Sidamo, Gedeo (Derasa), Burji: Phonological Differences and Likenesses 1980 Article English yes no no no no no
Hudson 1989 Highland East Cushitic Dictionary 1989 Book unknown unknown unknown unknown yes unknown
Bender/Cooper 1971 Mutual Intelligibility Within Sidamo 1971 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Leslau 1952 b The Influence of Sidamo on the Ethiopic Languages of Gurage 1952 Article English yes yes no no no no
Demeke 2006 a Sketch of Sidaama Grammar 2006 Article English yes yes yes no no no
Zaborski 1986 The Morphology of Nominal Plural in the Cushitic Languages 1986 Monograph English no yes no no no no
Hudson 2007 Enset Vocabulary in Eight Ethiopian Languages 2007 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown yes unknown
Teferra 1987 b Complement Clauses in Sidamo: A Transformational Generative Approach 1987 Thesis English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Yri 2007 Nouns and Adjectives in Sidaamu ʔafó 2007 Article English no yes yes no no no
Asratie 2006 A Linguistic Survey of Proper Names in Sidama 2006 Article English no no no no no no
ICDR 1995 a Evaluation of the Implementation of the New Language Policy: Sidama Language 1995 Report English no no no no no no
Teferra 2000 b Palatalization in Sidaama 2000 Article English yes no no no no no
Teferra 1987 a Bališša: Women’s Speech Among the Sidama 1987 Article English yes no no no yes no
Sidama 2007 Sidaamu Afii Jirte (Sidaamo Grammar) 2007 Book Sidamo unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Teferra 1984 Sidamo Verb Morphology: Some Inflections and Derivations 1984 Thesis English unknown yes unknown unknown unknown unknown
Teferra 1994 Phonological Government in Sidaama 1994 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Teferra 1993 Complementation in Sidamo 1993 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Leslau 1980 Proto-Sidamo *z 1980 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Mesfin 1986 The Structure of Dependent Sentences in Sidamo 1986 Thesis English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Murray/Vennemann 1982 Syllable Contact Change in Germanic, Greek and Sidamo 1982 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Lemma 1982 The Morphophonemics of Sidamo 1982 Thesis English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Worqineh/Latamo 1995 Sidaamu-Amaaru-Ingilizete Afii Qaalla Taashsho [Sidaama-Amharic-English Dictionary] 1995 Book unknown unknown unknown unknown yes unknown
Tesfaye 1983 The Simple Declarative Sentences in Sidamo 1983 Thesis English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Yri 2006 Decategorialization of Nouns as Prepositions in Sidaamú ʔafo and Amharic 2006 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Yri 1990 A Contribution to the Understanding of Metathesis and Assimilation in Sidamu Afo (Sidamo) 1990 Thesis English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Hudson 1969 Towards a Generative Phonology of Sidamo 1969 English yes unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Leslau 1959 c Sidamo Features in the South Ethiopic Phonology 1959 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Teferra 2000 a A Grammar of Sidaama: Phonology, Morphology, and Syntax 2000 Ph.D. dissertation English yes yes yes unknown unknown unknown
Yri 2004 Orthography and Phonology in Sidaamu Afoo (Sidamo) 2004 yes unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Teferra 2007 The Structure of Sidaama Nouns 2007 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Braukämper 1973 The Correlation of Oral Traditions and Historical Records in Southern Ethiopia: A Case Study of the Hadiya-Sidamo Past 1973 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown

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