Ethiopian Amharic Phrasebook

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Lonely Planet, 2002 - Foreign Language Study - 268 pages
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Voices woven through staccato rhythms lead you to a narrow alley. Laughter flows from beneath a door. It opens to a kaleidoscope of sound and color, led by an azmari singing a song of invitation. A waiter smiles as you glance in the book - you order a bira and some ocholoni. The day had started with a mountain-top view of the Blue Nile and now the vibrant city nightlife takes you in...

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New pronunciation guide and Amharic script.
Expanded dictionary with over 1000 words.
Grammar essentials for building your own sentences.
Cultural information and basic travel tips.
Phrases for every traveler.
 

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Ethiopian Amharic Phrasebook
Tilahun Kebede - Foreign Language Study - 2002 - 268 pages
Voices woven through staccato rhythms lead you to a narrow alley. Laughter flows from beneath a door. It
opens to a kaleidoscope of sound and color, led by an azmari singing a song of invitation. A waiter smiles as you glance in the book - you order a bira and some ocholoni. The day had started with a mountain-top view of the Blue Nile and now the vibrant city nightlife takes you in... In This Guide: New pronunciation guide and Amharic script. Expanded dictionary with over 1000 words. Grammar essentials for building your own sentences. Cultural information and basic travel tips. Phrases for every traveler.
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Contents

INTRODUCTION
9
Adverbs
32
Directions
53
Invitations
96
Camping
161
Seasons
169
ACTIVITIES
179
Traditional Sports
186
Weddings
199
Parts of the Body
207
On Business
215
Present
221
EMERGENCIES
227

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