Subject areas for this language


Language Features

Alternate names
Abyssinian, Amarigna, Amarinya, Amhara, Ethiopian, Beta Israel ("Falasha")
OpenType tag

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Amharic.

This language is primarily used in

Other countries where this language is used



Entries for this language

Entries can contain text, graphics, media, files and software. Click on the entry title to see full details.

Title Subject Area
Abyssinica SIL Fonts & Keyboards
Amharic Scripture Use Manual Use & History
Amharic transliteration table Sorting & Analysis
Freelang Font Directory Fonts & Keyboards
Ge'ez Software Package Fonts & Keyboards
Geez Handwriting fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Keyboard for Windows installation Fonts & Keyboards
Keyman Desktop keyboards for Amharic Fonts & Keyboards
KeymanWeb keyboard for Amharic Fonts & Keyboards
Lexilogos Online Keyboard Fonts & Keyboards
Linguist's Software - LaserAmharic Font Fonts & Keyboards
Names of Months and Days in Amharic Use & History
Senamirmir Ethiopic Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
SIL Ethiopic Keyman keyboard Fonts & Keyboards
TITUS Cyberbit Font Fonts & Keyboards


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Sources for this language

Sources are references to books, web pages, articles and other materials. Click on the source title to see full details.

Title Type
ALA-LC Romanization Tables - Library of Congress web page
Amharic Basic Course book
Ethiopic (Ge'ez) Script Keyboards - web page
Ethnologue entry for Amharic - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Amharic - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
Grammaire éthiopienne book
ISO 639-3 page for Amharic - ISO 639-3 web page
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
MultiTree entry for Amharic - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Amharic - Open Language Archives Community web page
Script features by language - web page
SIL Archive for Amharic - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
The Alone-Stokes Short Manual of the Amharic Language (with vocabularies) book
The fundamentals of Amharic book
Traité de langue amharique (Abyssinie) book
Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Amharic - Unicode - UDHR web page


Needs related to this language

These are unmet needs for fonts, keyboards, other software and language information. Click on the need title to see full details.

Description Category Status
Ethiopic Fantuwua Font Unmet
OCR in Ethiopic, Bengali, Gujarati scripts Software Unmet

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