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Language Database for Ethiopia

Language Database for Ethiopia


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Language: Afar

name:Afar
ISO 639-3:aar
alternative names:Adal, Afaraf, Affar, Affarigna, Qafar, Qafar af, ʿAfár af
classification:Afro-Asiatic, Cushitic, East, Saho-Afar
alternative classification:
dialects:Northern Afar, Central Afar, Aussa, Baadu (Ba`adu). Related to Saho
location:Afar, Amhara, and Somali regions: eastern lowlands. Also in Djibouti, Eritrea, maybe Somalia
extinct:no
endangered:no
number of speakers:1,281,284 (2007 census)
ethnic population:1,276,867 (2007 census)
medium of instruction:yes
MLE program implemented:yes
orthography in use:yes
vernacular literature status:
Language Documentation Status
Phonology:
Morphology:
Syntax:
Discourse Studies:
Dictionary:yes
Published Texts:
Wikipedia Link:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Afar_language

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Work Short Name Title Year Type Language Phon. Morph. Synt. Disc. Lex. Txt.
Anonymous 1900 Vocabulaire express des langues qui se parlent de Djibouti à Addis-Ababa 1900 French no no no no no no
Arpino 1938 Vocabolario dell'italiano nelle versioni galla (oromo), amara, dancala, somala 1938 Italian no no no no no no
Bender 1976 a The Non-Semitic Languages of Ethiopia 1976 Collection of Articles English no no no no no no
Bliese 1967 Selected Problems in Noun Morphology in the Aussa Dialect of 'Afar 1967 Thesis English no no no no no no
Bliese 1969 a Afar Nominals 1969 English no no no no no no
Bliese 1970 The Lexicon - A Key to Culture; with Illustrations from 'Afar Word List 1970 English no no no no no no
Bliese 1973 Notes on the Reconstruction of the Glottal Stop in the Aussa Dialect of 'Afar 1973 Article English no no no no no no
Bliese 1975a ‘Afar Vowel Dissimilation: A Problem in Rule Ordering 1975 Article English yes yes no no no no
Bliese 1976 a Afar 1976 English no no no no no no
Bliese 1976 b Proportional Relations and Synchronic Developements in 'Afar Morphology 1976 Article English no no no no no no
Bliese 1980 a Amharic Interference in ’Afar Translation 1980 Article English no no no no no no
Bliese 1980 b Bible Translation from SVO to SOV Languages in Ethiopia 1980 Article English no no no no no no
Bliese 1981 A Generative Grammar of Afar 1981 Monograph English no no no no no no
Bliese 1983 'Afar Songs 1983 Article English no no no no no no
Candeo 1893 Vocabolario dancalo 1893 Article Italian no no no no no no
Capomazza 1907 La lingua degli Afar: vocabolario italiano-dankalo e dankalo-italiano 1907 Italian no no no no no no
Cecchi 1886 Da Zeila alle frontiere del Caffa 1886 Monograph Italian no no no no no no
Cecchi 1887 b Vocaboli e modi di dire della lingua afar 1887 Article Italian no no no no no no
Cerulli 1930 Le stazioni lunari nelle nozioni astronomiche dei Somali e dei Danakil 1930 Article Italian no no no no no no
Charency 1877 Grammatical Notes of the Dankali Language 1877 Article English no no no no no no
Chedeville 1954 a La formation des noms propres en Afar 1954 Article French no no no no no no
Chedeville 1954 b Noms de parenté en Afar-Saho 1954 Article French no no no no no no
Colby/Parker 1967 Afar Pedagogical Grammar 1967 Monograph English no no no no no no
Colby 1961 Danakil Grammar (Lessons 1-16) 1961 Monograph English no no no no no no
Colby 1970 Notes on the Northern Dialect of the 'Afar Language 1970 Article English no no no no no no
Colizza 1887 Lingua 'Afar nel nord-est dell ' Africa 1887 Monograph Italian no no no no no no
Derchi 1895 Dizionario efrasario italo-dancalo 1895 Italian no no no no no no
Dimis/Reedo 1976 a Qafar Afak: Yabti-rakiibo 1976 French no no no no no no
Dimis/Reedo 1976 b Qafar Afih Baritto 1976 French no no no no no no
Ferrario 1923 La coniugazione cuscitica ed il problema della affinità e delle origini 1923 Article Italian no no no no no no
Galtier 1912 Le verbe "way" en afar et emprunts arabes en afar 1912 Article French no no no no no no
Hayward/Makuun 1981 Tolo Hanfade's Song of Accusation: An Afar Text 1981 Article English no no no no no no
Hayward/Parker 1985 An Afar- English Dictionary, with French Glosses 1985 English no no no no no no
Hayward 1974 The Segmental Phonemes of 'Afar 1974 Article English no no no no no no
Hayward 1976 Categories of the Predictor in Afar, with Special Reference to the Grammar of Radical Extensions 1976 Thesis English no no no no no no
Hayward 1978 a The Prefix Conjugation in Afar 1978 Article English no no no no no no
Hayward 1978 b The Stative Conjugation in ‘Afar 1978 Article English no no no no no no
Hayward 1980 a Participles in Afar: Evidence for the Restructuring of Verb Suffixes 1980 Article English no no no no no no
Hayward 1983 Ultimate Vowels in Saho-'Afar 1983 Article English no no no no no no
Hohenberger 1976 Zur Pluralbildung mit Vokalwechsel im Saho-Afar und in der Nandi-Gruppe 1976 Article German no no no no no no
Isenberg 1840 A small Vocabulary of the Dankali Language, in Three Parts: Dankali and English, English and Dankali, and a Selection of Dankali Setences with English Translations 1840 English no no no no no no
Kennard undated Grammar of the Southern (Central) Dialect of Afar (in Ethiopic script) 0 English no no no no no no
König 1839 Vocabolari somali e dankali. Vocabulaires Appartenant à Diverse Contrées ou Tribus de l'Afrique, Recuellis dans la Nubie Supérieure 1839 Monograph French no no no no no no
Lefebvre 1845 Afar Vocabulary, in Voyage en Abyssinie 1845 French no no no no no no
Lewis 1955 Peoples of the Horn of Africa: Somali, Afar and Saho 1955 English no no no no no no
Linguistics 1982 Orthographies of Afar, Saho, Kefa-Mocha, and Silti Languages 1982 Amharic no no no no no no
Locker 1966 L'afar e il somalo. 1966 Italian no no no no no no
Longacre 1990 Storyline Concerns and Word Order Typology in East and West Africa 1990 Book English no no no yes no no
Luc 1967 Grammaire d'Afar 1967 Monograph French no no no no no no
Mahaffy 1952 An Outline of the Phonemics and Morphology of the Afar (Dankali) Language of Eritrea, East Africa 1952 English no no no no no no
Militarev 2005 b Saho-Afar etymology 2005 Internet Publication English no no no no no no
Morin 1977 Le nom en afar du sud 1977 Article French no no no no no no
Öhlschläger 1891 Vocabulaire dankali 1891 French no no no no no no
Parker/Hayward 1985 An Afar-English-French Dictionary (with Grammatical notes in English) 1985 Monograph English no no no no no no
Parker 1967 Afar Pedagogical Grammar (Lessons 17-36 added to Colby 1961) 1967 English no no no no no no
Parker 1971 Afar Stories, Riddles, and Proverbs 1971 Article English no no no no no no
Parker 1979 Prerequisites for an Adequate Lexicography of 'Afar 1979 Thesis English no no no no no no
Parker 1981 An english-'Afar phrase book 1981 English no no no no no no
Parker undated 'Afar Lexicon 0 English no no no no no no
Plazikowsky-Brauner/Wagner 1953 Studien zur Sprache der Irob 1953 Article German no no no no no no
Reinisch 1885 Die Afar-Sprache 1885 German no no no no no no
Salt 1814 A Voyage to Abyssssinia and Travels into the Interior of that Country 1814 Monograph English no no no no no no
Savard 1965 War Chant in Praise of Ancient Afar Heroes 1965 Article English no no no no no no
Caraccioli 1883 Saggio di vocabolario della lingua danakil 1883 Article Italian 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
Voigt 1975 Bibliographie des Saho-'Afar 1975 German no no no no no no
Parker 2006 English-Afar Dictionary 2006 Book English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Zaborski 1987 Afar-Saho Linguistics—An Overview 1987 Article English unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown unknown
Hammadu 2003 Phonetic Description of the Afar Language 2003 Article English yes no no no no no

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