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Language Database for Ethiopia

Language Database for Ethiopia


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Language: Amharic

name:Amharic
ISO 639-3:amh
alternative names:Abyssinian, Ethiopian, Amarinya, Amarigna
classification:Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, South, Ethiopian, South, Transversal, Amharic-Argobba
alternative classification:
dialects:
location:North central Ethiopia, Amhara Region, and in Addis Ababa, also Egypt, Israel, Sweden
extinct:unknown
endangered:unknown
number of speakers:21,634,396 (2007 census)
ethnic population:19,878,199 (2007 census)
medium of instruction:yes
MLE program implemented:unknown
orthography in use:Fidel, with problems
vernacular literature status:lots of literature published
Language Documentation Status
Phonology:lots
Morphology:lots, well documented
Syntax:well documented
Discourse Studies:well documented
Dictionary:good selection
Published Texts:many
Wikipedia Link:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amharic

Bibliography


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Work Short Name Title Year Type Language Phon. Morph. Synt. Disc. Lex. Txt.
Arpino 1938 Vocabolario dell'italiano nelle versioni galla (oromo), amara, dancala, somala 1938 Italian no no no no no no
Yimam 1994 The Grammar of Amharic 1994 Monograph English no no no no no no
Borelli 1980 Ethiopie Meridoniale. Journal de mon Voyage aux pays Amhara, Oromo et Sidamo Septembre 1885 Novembre 1888 1980 Monograph French no no no no no no
Leiper Kane 1990 Amharic-English Dictionary 1990 Monograph English no no no no no no
Leslau 1995 Reference Grammar of Amharic 1995 Monograph English 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
Cooper 1978 The Spread of Amharic in Ethiopia 1978 Article English no no no no no no
Kapeliuk 1989 Appurtenance as a Linguistic Concept 1989 Article English no no yes no no no
Wedekind/Wedekind 1990 Amharic Stress (Beat) Rules of Linguists, Poets and Singers: Which Beat Rules Beat Which? 1990 Article English yes no no no no no
Leslau 1957 Arabic Loanwords in Amharic 1957 Article English no no no no yes no

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