Language of the Day for 07 April 2021

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Aari [aiw]

A language of
Ethiopia
Population Full
298,300, all users. L1 users: 285,000 (2007 census). Includes Gayil [gyl] speakers. L2 users: 13,300. 129,000 monolinguals. Ethnic population: 290,000 (2007 census). Includes Gayil [gyl].
Status
4 (Educational).
Language Use
Home, market. Used by all. Also use Amharic [amh]. Used as L2 by Dime [dim].
Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 8%. Grade 1 pilot classes are in progress. NT: 1997.