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BRYAN, M.A.; TUCKER, A.N. – 1966
THIS VOLUME PRESENTS THE LINGUISTIC MATERIAL ASSEMBLED BY THE AUTHORS (MUCH OF IT AT FIRST HAND) IN THE COURSE OF THEIR CLASSIFICATION OF THE NON-BANTU LANGUAGES OF NORTHEASTERN AFRICA. THIS MATERIAL, DEALING MAINLY WITH MORPHEMES AND GRAMMATICAL AND SYNTACTIC BEHAVIOR, INCLUDES DESCRIPTIONS OF THE FOLLOWING LANGUAGES--MORU-MANGBETU,…
Descriptors: African Languages, Contrastive Linguistics, Grammar, Language Research
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Leslau, Wolf – 1969
This reference grammar presents a structural description of the orthography, phonology, morphology, and syntax of Amharic, the national language of Ethiopia. The Amharic material in this work, designed to prepare the student for speaking and reading the language, appears in both Amharic script and phonetic transcription. See ED 012 044-5 for the…
Descriptors: Amharic, Grammar, Instructional Materials, Language Instruction
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LESLAU, WOLF
THIS VOLUME, (A-L), COMPRISES THE FIRST HALF OF THE FIRST MODERN ENGLISH-AMHARIC DICTIONARY. (AMHARIC IS THE NATIONAL LANGUAGE OF ETHIOPIA.) THIS TWO-PART DICTIONARY HAS BEEN COMPILED FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE STUDENT WHO KNOWS THE AMHARIC SCRIPT AND IS FAMILIAR WITH THE ESSENTIALS OF AMHARIC GRAMMAR. LIMITED IN SCOPE, THIS DICTIONARY INCLUDES ONLY…
Descriptors: Amharic, Basic Vocabulary, Dictionaries, English
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LESLAU, WOLF
THIS VOLUME, (L-Z), COMPRISES THE SECOND HALF OF THE FIRST MODERN ENGLISH-AMHARIC DICTIONARY. THIS TWO-PART DICTIONARY HAS BEEN PREPARED FOR THE STUDENT FAMILIAR WITH THE SCRIPT AND GRAMMAR OF AMHARIC, THE NATIONAL LANGUAGE OF ETHIOPIA. THE SELECTIONS, LIMITED IN SCOPE, ARE BASED ON EDUCATED COLLOQUIAL AND ARE PRESENTED IN CONTEXTUAL SENTENCES.…
Descriptors: Amharic, Basic Vocabulary, Dictionaries, English
LESLAU, WOLF – 1965
THE 1,635 VOLUMES CITED IN THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY INCLUDE ARCHIVAL AS WELL AS MODERN PUBLICATIONS, ENDING WITH THE YEAR 1964. THE FIRST TWO SECTIONS LIST GENERAL WORKS ON SEMITIC AND ETHIOPIAN LANGUAGES. FOLLOWING SECTIONS GROUP THE SEMITIC LANGUAGES ACCORDING TO (1) NORTH ETHIOPIC--INCLUDING GEEZ, TIGRE, AND TIGRINYA, AND (2) SOUTH ETHIOPIC--INCLUDING…
Descriptors: Alphabets, Amharic, Annotated Bibliographies, Area Studies
Leslau, Wolf – 1972
This basic dictionary, consisting of two sections, Amharic-English and English-Amharic, is the first such dictionary written since 1920. Since there is a considerable lack of consistency in Amharic spelling, the Amharic orthography used here has been standardized through etymological studies. Whenever necessary, English expressions are given in…
Descriptors: Amharic, Dictionaries, English, Etymology
Leslau, Wolf – 1973
This reader is intended to provide material for the intermediate-level student of Amharic, as well as to introduce the student to the cultural and social life of Ethiopia. The 39 texts were each prepared by a different student at Haile Selassie I University, thus providing the reader with a variety of language styles. The Amharic texts are…
Descriptors: Afro Asiatic Languages, Amharic, Cultural Background, Instructional Materials