Amharic language resources – Language Links Database

Amharic – is a Semitic language spoken in Ethiopia. It is the second-most spoken Semitic language in the world, after Arabic, and the official working language of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. Thus, it has official status and is used nationwide. Amharic is also the official or working language of several of the states within the federal system. It has been the working language of government, the military, and the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church throughout medieval and modern times. 

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Native speakers: 25 million  (2007)

Official language in: Ethiopia

Amharic Grammar and Pronunciation

  • FSI Language Courses - The Amharic Basic Course presents lessons in dialogues, drills, exercises, and narratives. It includes samples of speech, explanations of basic language structures, and a variety of practical exercises.
  • ILanguages - this site is designed to teach you and help you learn Amharic for free through vocabularyphrasesgrammar and flashcards (vocabulary trainer)
  • An Amharic Reference Grammar  
  • - alphabet, punctuation, numerals
  • Wiki - grammar and writing system
  • Learn101 - grammar, phrases, vocabulary, exams, audio, translation
  • Omniglot - writing system
  • Internet Polyglot - Amharic Lessons and Games
  • AdamYoung1997 - Amharic Lessons

Amharic Vocabulary

Amharic Reading Materials

Amharic Dictionaries

Amharic Listening and Video Resources

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