Writing System

Amharic written with Ethiopic scriptam

Subject areas for this writing system

StatusCurrently in use
Useprimary usage
LanguageAmharic [amh]
ScriptEthiopic (Geʻez) [Ethi]
CLDR Locale  am [Amharic]

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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
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 writing system

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Title Type
ALA-LC Romanization Tables - Library of Congress web page
Amharic Basic Course book
Ethiopic (Ge'ez) Script Keyboards - web page
Grammaire éthiopienne book
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
Script features by language - 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 writing system

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


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