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East Cushitic Languages - Oromo Language, Somali Language, Afar Language, Sidamo Language, Hadiyya Language, Lowland East Cushitic Languages (Paperback) Loot Price: R386
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East Cushitic Languages - Oromo Language, Somali Language, Afar Language, Sidamo Language, Hadiyya Language, Lowland East Cushitic Languages (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 111. Not illustrated. Chapters: Oromo Language, Somali Language, Afar Language, Sidamo Language, Hadiyya Language, Lowland East Cushitic Languages, Highland East Cushitic Languages, Burji Language, Kambaata Language, Dirasha Language, Bussa Language, Gedeo Language, Yaaku Language, Alaba-K'abeena Language, Saho Language, Dullay Languages, Daasanach Language, Konso Language, Arbore Language, Rendille Language, Libido Language, Af-Maay, Tsamai Language, Omo-Tana Languages, El Molo Language, Boon Language, Western Omo-Tana Languages, Somali Languages, Baiso Language, Gawwada Language, Saho-Afar Languages, Mbugu Language, Jiiddu Language, Aweer Language, Garre Language, Rendille-Boni Languages, Dabarre Language, Tunni Language. Excerpt: Oromo, also known as Afaan Oromoo, Oromiffa(a) ), Afan Boran, Afan Arsi, and sometimes in other languages by variant spellings of these names (Oromic, Afan Oromo, etc.), is an Afro-Asiatic language, and the most widely spoken of the Cushitic family. It is spoken as a first language by more than 25 million Oromo and neighboring peoples in Ethiopia and Kenya. Older publications refer to the language as "Galla," a term that is resented by Oromo people and no longer used. The 16th edition of the Ethnologue uses the term macrolanguage, "multiple, closely related individual languages that are deemed in some usage contexts to be a single language." This article generally uses this macrolanguage approach to Oromo, not dealing with variation and non-comprehension. About 95 percent of Oromo speakers live in Ethiopia, mainly in Oromia Region. In Somalia there are also about some speakers of the language. In Kenya, the Ethnologue also lists 322,000 speakers of Borana and Orma, two languages closely related to Ethiopian Oromo. Within Ethiopia, Oromo is one of most spoken (more than 40%). Within Africa, it is the l...

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 112
ISBN-13: 978-1-155-34928-2
Barcode: 9781155349282
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LSN: 1-155-34928-8

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