Geez

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A language of Ethiopia

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

No known L1 speakers in Ethiopia.

Language Status

9 (Second language only).

Typology

VSO.

Language Use

Liturgical language of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. Ancient language of the Aksumites. Used as L2 by Qimant [ahg].

Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. Bible: 1918.
Writing

Ethiopic script [Ethi].

Other Comments

Christian.

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