By Hans-Christian Leiper Kirsch, Thomas L Kane, Wolf Leslau
This selection of essays has reasons: first to offer the complicated pupil of Amharic a pattern of the Amharic writing type and secondly to supply info on Ethiopia's cultural history. The texts have been written by way of a number of Ethiopian college scholars a few forty years in the past on matters with which they have been so much ordinary corresponding to naming, christening, marriage ceremony, burial rite, foods and drinks, the style of donning outfits, condo development in Amhara nation, day-by-day paintings of an Ethiopian girl, landholding disputes, good looks, service provider, mercato, kingdom industry, artisans, elderhood, monks, dabtara, monkhood, divination, Christmas, Easter, Addis Ababa, the town of Gondar, Harar urban and so on. even though your time has handed because the assortment used to be compiled the texts exhibit a very good photograph of Ethiopian tradition. each one Amharic textual content is given an English translation at the contrary facet. The e-book is done by way of an Amharic-English Dictionary of approximately ninety pages and an index of English phrases and Amharic lexemes.
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Amharic Cultural Reader by Hans-Christian Leiper Kirsch, Thomas L Kane, Wolf Leslau