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Language Features

Alternate names
Ancient Ethiopic, Ethiopic, Ge’ez, Giiz
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Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Geez.

This language is primarily used in

Other countries where this language is used

Writing systems for this language


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
12th century Ge'ez text Use & History
Abyssinica SIL Fonts & Keyboards
Ge'ez Software Package Fonts & Keyboards
Geez Handwriting fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Keyman Desktop keyboards for Geez Fonts & Keyboards
Linguist's Software - LaserAmharic Font Fonts & Keyboards
Senamirmir Ethiopic Fonts Fonts & Keyboards
SIL Ethiopic Keyman keyboard 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
Ethiopian History: Ge'ez - web page
Ethiopic (Ge'ez) Script Keyboards - web page
Ethiopic block character picker - Ishida apps web page
Ethnologue entry for Geez - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Geez - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Geez - ISO 639-3 web page
MultiTree entry for Geez - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Geez - Open Language Archives Community web page
SIL Archive for Geez - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page
UNESCO Endangered Languages Atlas page for Geez [gez] - UNESCO Interactive Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger web page


Needs related to this language

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