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Tigrinska är ett semitiskt språk med ursprung i Mellanöstern. Även om det inte nödvändigtvis förstås av dem som talar andra semitiska språk, finns det språkliga likheter. Olika skript används för de olika semitiska språken, men oftast använder de inte alfabet: i stället använder de abjads, som inte innehåller vokaler. Tigrinska och Amhariska använder en modifierad abjad som uTalk hjälper dig med!

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Where Is It Spoken?

Ethiopia

Eritrea

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Language Family

Semitic

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Fun facts about Tigrinya

The language borrows a lot of words from other languages including 'pasta' and 'makina' (car) from Italian and 'komputer' and 'radio' from English.

Pronunciation of Tigrinya is very straightforward and experts say 'you write as you read it and you read as you write it'.

Punctuation marks may look unfamiliar- a full stop is ። and a comma is ፣

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