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Amharic

[ am-har-ik, ahm-hahr- ]
/ æmˈhær ɪk, ɑmˈhɑr- /
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noun
the Semitic language that is the official language of Ethiopia.
adjective
of or relating to this language or its speakers.
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Origin of Amharic

First recorded in 1590–1600; Amhar(a) + -ic

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British Dictionary definitions for Amharic

Amharic
/ (æmˈhærɪk) /

noun
the official language of Ethiopia, belonging to the SE Semitic subfamily of the Afro-Asiatic family
adjective
denoting or relating to this language
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