|Spoken by:||19 million|
Amharic (አማርኛ amarəñña) is spoken by approximately 15 million native and 4 million second language speakers in Ethiopia. It is a member of the Semitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family. After Arabic, it is the second most widely spoken Semitic language in addition to being the 4th largest overall in Africa.
It is written using a modified form of the Ge'ez abugida which is called fidäl (meaning: 'script' or 'alphabet').
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From Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
\VZcOMcKOcVZOGcQLQcENEUQcEPEWPcDNOQWc \OZ c QZ c \WIXU c \PVWZOQ c OQZ c VOOZ c DQG c OOZQ c EZQGPPFQWcPQIVcPPONWc\JEZO DQTLc