Peace Corps - Amharic Peace Corps Language Manual
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The first edition of this Amharic Language Training Manual was developed by Eseynesh
Fantahun and Ato Mekonnen Lemma in 2009 with editing of Group1 PCVs.Then the manual was
edited by Group 1 PCVs And revised in 2010,in 2013 and then in 2014 with the great input from
the Language and Cultural Facilitators, and PCTs and PCVs comments and suggestions.
PROGRAMS THAT USED THIS LANGUAGE
Ethiopia: 1962-1977, 1995-1999, 2007-present
Ethiopia: Education, Environment, Health
Amharic is a Semitic language spoken in Ethiopia. It is the second-most spoken Semitic language in the world, after Arabic, and the official working language of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Thus, it has official status and is used nationwide. Amharic is also the official or working language of several of the states within the federal system. It has been the working language of government, the military, and of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church throughout medieval and modern times. Outside Ethiopia, Amharic is the language of some 2.7 million emigrants. It is written using Amharic Fidel, which grew out of the Ge'ez abugida called, in Ethiopian Semitic languages.
Amharic is spoken in: Ethiopia
Amharic is also called: Abyssinian, Amarigna, Amarinya, Amhara, Amharic, Ethiopian, Falasha