If you’ve followed Amharic Word of the Day
for the past few weeks, you’re probably wondering how we select vocabulary. We choose Amharic Word of the Day
words based on the Ethiopian Fidel characters used to pronounce them. The process is a little like A
is for apple
is for bus
. Let us explain. Fidel, the alphabet system used to read and speak Amharic, is made up of 33 root characters, each with its own unique sound.
From each root… Continue