Geez

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A language of Ethiopia

Alternate Names
Ancient Ethiopic, Ethiopic, Ge’ez, Giiz
Population

No known L1 speakers in Ethiopia.

Location

Also in Eritrea.

Language Status

9 (Second language only).

Typology

VSO

Language Use

Liturgical language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Ancient language of the Aksumites.

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 1918.
Writing
Ethiopic script.
Other Comments

Christian.

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