Amharic

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the dominant and official language of Ethiopia

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March 20, 2010 (WASHINGTON) -- Washington criticized its key ally in the Horn of Africa, Ethiopia, for jamming Voice of America's local Amharic language service, saying it is a clear violation of the freedom of the press.
A top cleric is to travel from London to lead the service in the Amharic language.
Meskel' means 'cross' in Ge'ez (which is to Ethiopia's modern Amharic language what Latin is to Italian).
One of the major reasons for differences in knowing about the disease is lack of access to the Amharic language that dominates the media.
And at the same time he lost his native Amharic language and his links to his homeland.
The trio's first major success was an adaptation from the Ethiopian Amharic language, Satta Massagana (give thanks and praise) and found its market on their own Clinch label after a dispute with production mainstay Coxsone Dodd.
Abyssinian Christianity and the Amharic language became the twin hallmarks of Ethiopian nationalism, while Islam and Arabic became the symbols of official Sudanese nationalism (p.
31) Christopher Clapham, who seems also to be sympathetic to the imperial ideology and its `civilizing mission', regarded the Ethiopian Empire as 'an assimilatory system, in which initially conquered territories were gradually involved in the national policy through the spread of the Amharic language, Orthodox Christianity, and the political culture associated with the imperial court'.
The Reporter' independent daily which is published in native Amharic language said that the Sudanese delegation headed by Bashir was stuck in the presidential jet at Mekele Airport waiting for the boarding ladder.
Known in the Amharic language as buna, the coffee plant was introduced to Yemen by either the Ethiopians or the Persians sometime between 575 and 850 A.