Site about foreign languages. This page is on Amharic. I need to remember to come back to this when I start trying to learn a bit before we travel to Ethiopia!

Site about foreign languages. This page is on Amharic. I need to remember to come back to this when I start trying to learn a bit before we travel to Ethiopia!

ladybug theme baby shower | designer. The polka dots and stripes really make these lady bug shower ...

ladybug theme baby shower | designer. The polka dots and stripes really make these lady bug shower ...

Sabaean, an extinct Semitic language once spoken in Saba, the biblical Sheba, in southern Arabia. The Sabaean or Sabaic alphabet is one of the south Arabian alphabets. The oldest known inscriptions in this alphabet date from about 500 BC. Its origins are not known, though one theory is that it developed from the Byblos alphabet. The Sabaean alphabet is thought to have evolved into the Ethiopic script.

Sabaean, an extinct Semitic language once spoken in Saba, the biblical Sheba, in southern Arabia. The Sabaean or Sabaic alphabet is one of the south Arabian alphabets. The oldest known inscriptions in this alphabet date from about 500 BC. Its origins are not known, though one theory is that it developed from the Byblos alphabet. The Sabaean alphabet is thought to have evolved into the Ethiopic script.

"Semitic languages" by Rafy - Own work. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Semitic_languages.svg#mediaviewer/File:Semitic_languages.svg

"Semitic languages" by Rafy - Own work. Licensed under Public domain via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Semitic_languages.svg#mediaviewer/File:Semitic_languages.svg

12th C. A manuscript page of the Qur'an  from al-Andalus, (Iberia) which the Moors controlled from 711-1492. The thicker text in the middle  is in Kufic script.

12th C. A manuscript page of the Qur'an from al-Andalus, (Iberia) which the Moors controlled from 711-1492. The thicker text in the middle is in Kufic script.

The Sabaean or Sabaic alphabet is one of the south Arabian alphabets. The oldest known inscriptions in this alphabet date from about 500 BC. Its origins are not known, though one theory is that it developed from the Byblos alphabet. The Sabaean alphabet is thought to have evolved into the Ethiopic script. Sabaean, an extinct Semitic language once spoken in Saba, the biblical Sheba, in southern Arabia.

The Sabaean or Sabaic alphabet is one of the south Arabian alphabets. The oldest known inscriptions in this alphabet date from about 500 BC. Its origins are not known, though one theory is that it developed from the Byblos alphabet. The Sabaean alphabet is thought to have evolved into the Ethiopic script. Sabaean, an extinct Semitic language once spoken in Saba, the biblical Sheba, in southern Arabia.

Map showing the distribution of Semitic (orange) and other Afro-Asiatic language speakers today

Map showing the distribution of Semitic (orange) and other Afro-Asiatic language speakers today

12 Amharic Words and Phrases to use daily. || beautiful, shared by a wonderful friend & mother; key words from Ethiopian culture in their official language

12 Amharic Words and Phrases to use daily. || beautiful, shared by a wonderful friend & mother; key words from Ethiopian culture in their official language

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