Amharic-English and English-Amharic Dictionary by A. Zekaria. This bilingual dictionary includes romanization of the Amharic-English portion and has over 27,000 dictionary entries. More than 17 million people in Ethiopia speak Amharic, the official language of the country. Also called Abyssinian or Ethiopian, Amharic developed more than two thousand years ago and is considered one of the Semitic languages (with Arabic and Hebrew). This bilingual dictionary includes Romanization of the Amharic-English portion for those unfamiliar with the Ethiopic script. With over 27,000 dictionary entries, this reference will prove crucial for individuals in seminary schools, as well as travelers, aid workers and those of Ethiopian descent.
Hardcover, 646 pages. 27,000 entries. Publication Date: 9/2004