Tigrinya-English/ English-Tigrinya Dictionary & Phrasebook
Tigrinya (also written as Tigrigna) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken by about 7 million people, primarily in Eritrea and Ethiopia. Tigrinya is written in the same Ge’ez script used for the Ethiopic language Amharic, but Tigrinya grammar and usage differs significantly from Amharic.
This unique, two-part resource provides travelers to Eritrea and Ethiopia with the tools they need for daily interaction. The bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for everyday use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication on a variety of topics. Ideal for businesspeople, travelers, students, and aid workers, this guide includes:
· 4,000 dictionary entries
· Phonetics that are intuitive for English speakers
· Essential phrases on subjects such as transportation, dining out, and business
· Concise grammar and pronunciation sections