WHO SPEAKS AMHARIC IN THE WORLD
Amharic is the second most commonly spoken language Semitic language in the world after Arabic. Amharic is an Ethiopian Semitic language spoken as a first language of the Amharas, The language serves as the working language of Ethiopia. There are almost 32 million people with Amharic as their mother tongue and another 25 million who are second language speakers. Amharic is the second most commonly spoken mother tongue of Ethiopia after Oromo, but the most widely spoken in terms of total speakers.
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INFORMATION ABOUT THE AMHARIC LANGUAGE
ASHA (AMERICAN SPEECH/LANGUAGE HEARING ASSOCIATION) MULTICULTURAL)
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ASHA’s policy documents state that SLPs and audiologists must consider the sound systems of all the languages used by a client in order to provide appropriate assessment and treatment services.
Amharic Phonemic Inventory
Predicted influence of Amharic on English
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