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Amharic is a Semitic language and the national language of Ethiopia. The majority of the 25 million or so speakers of Amharic can be found in Ethiopia, but there are also speakers in a number of other countries, particularly Eritrea, Canada, the USA and Sweden. The name Amharic (amarəñña) comes from the district of Amhara in nortern Ethiopia, which is thought to be the historic centre of the language. (...)

Amharic is a Semitic language spoken in Ethiopia and Eritrea by about 25 million people.

Wolaytta (Ometo) is a North Omotic language spoken in the Wolaita Zone and some other parts of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region of Ethiopia by between 1.6 and 2 million people. The language is also known as Borodda, Ometo, Ualamo, Uba, Uollamo, Walamo, Wallamo, Welamo, Wellamo, Wolaita, Wolaitta, Wolataita, Wolayta and Wollamo. (...)

Wolaytta is a South Semitic language spoken by about 6 million people in Ethiopia and Eritrea and written with the Ethiopic scripts.

Dzongkha or Bhutanese is spoken by about 130,000 people in Bhutan, where it is the national language, and also in Nepal and India. It is a South Tibetic language closely related to Sikkimese, and to a number of other languages spoken in Bhutan, such as Chocangaca, Brokpa, Brokkat and Lakha. (...)

Dzongkha or Bhutanese is spoken by about people in Bhutan, where it is…

Silt'e (ስልጥኘ) is a Semitic language spoken in Central Ethiopia by about 827,000 people. The majority of Silt'e speakers life in the Silte Zone in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region of Ethiopia, and can also be found in Ethiopia's cities, particularly in Addis Ababa. Silt'e has been written with a version of the Ethiopic script since the 1980s. (...)

Information about Silt'e, a Semitic language spoken in central Ethiopia, especially in the Silt'e Zone, by about people.

Ethiopia

Blue Nile Falls (also info about national parks and the Omo valley)

dallol, the danakil depression

malformalady: “Small salt geyser at Dallol volcano, Danakil Desert, Ethiopia. Dallol is a volcano hidden beneath a kilometer-thick layer of salt in the Danakil depression in the Afar region, Ethiopia.

Calabashes Sold On A Market, Bati, Amhara Region, Ethiopia by Eric Lafforgue, via Flickr

Calabashes Sold On A Market, Bati, Amhara Region, Ethiopia by Eric Lafforgue, via Flickr

This image from Ethiopia's Harrar Coffee reminds us of the Ethiopian icons currently on display. Visit the museum to see the special exhibit: http://museumofrussianicons.org/en/special-exhibits/on-view/

This image from Ethiopia's Harrar Coffee reminds us of the Ethiopian icons currently on display. Visit the museum to see the special exhibit: http://museumofrussianicons.org/en/special-exhibits/on-view/

Malay (Bahasa Melayu / بهاس ملايو) is an Austronesian language spoken in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei and Thailand. The total number of speakers of Standard Malay is about 18 million. There are also about 170 million people who speak Indonesian, which is a form of Malay. (...)

Malay is a Malayic language spoken in Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Brunei and Thailand.

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