About Amharic Language
According to Wikipedia.org, Amharic language, is also called Amarinya or Kuchumba, Amarinya. It is also spelled Amharinya and Amarigna. It is one of the two main languages of Ethiopia. It is spoken majorly in the central highlands of the country. It is the official language of Ethiopia. The language is Semitic and is descended from Ge'ez. It is spoken by about 9 million people. It is an Ethiopian Semitic language and is a subgroup of the Semitic branch of the Afroasiatic languages. It is the first language of the Amharas and serves as the lingua franca for other populations living in the major cities of Ethiopia. It is the working language of Ethiopia and is also the major language in major states within the Ethiopian federal system. It is the mother tongue of 31,800,000 speakers. It is the second language of 25,100,000 speakers.