Spoken by the Amharic people, one of the most culturally and ethically dominant groups in Ethiopia, this language is the second most spoken Semitic Language after Arabic. It’s the official working language of Ethiopia, a land overflowing with nature’s bounty.
Unlike Arabic, Amharic is written from left to right, which comes as a surprise considering that it has Semitic origins. Guess whose first language is Amharic? Canadian singer songwriter, The Weekend (akaAbÄ™l Makkonen Tesfaye) ! Learn this mellifluous and emphatic language, and enter calmness.