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Short Manual (With Vocabulary) of the Amharic Language, Prepared for the General Staff.

By: ALONE, Major J.P. (West India Regiment).

Price: £30.00

Publisher: London: HMSO, 1909. 0:

Seller ID: 38025

1st edition. "The object of the book is to enable an officer on a visit to the country to understand, and make himself understood by, all classes of Abyssinians, and for that reason only words in common use have been employed....Amharic is a language of Semitic origin and is akin to the Bega language of the Hadendoa. Although it has no present connection with Arabic, it has, nevertheless, some of the Semitic features of that language.." 16cms x 10.5cms. Pp.213, 3 cloth-backed folding tables with minor creased edges. Black cloth spine over dark green/blue boards which have wear to fore... View more info