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Alternate names
Khasa, Xasa
Algeden, Beni-Amir, Dahalik, Habab, Mansa’, Semhar, Senhit (Ad-Tekleis, Ad-Temariam, Bet-Juk, Marya Kayah, Mensa)
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 Tigre.

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Entries for this language

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Title Subject Area
Abyssinica SIL Fonts & Keyboards
Geez Handwriting fonts Fonts & Keyboards
Linguist's Software - LaserAmharic Font Fonts & Keyboards
SIL Ethiopic Keyman keyboard Fonts & Keyboards


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Sources for this language

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Title Type
Ethnologue entry for Tigre - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Tigre - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Tigre - ISO 639-3 web page
MultiTree entry for Tigre - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Tigre - Open Language Archives Community web page
SIL Archive for Tigre - SIL Language and Culture Archives 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
OCR in Ethiopic, Bengali, Gujarati scripts Software Unmet

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