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Thread #59418   Message #1388251
Posted By: Amos
25-Jan-05 - 01:47 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
GEEZ: an extinct language of Ethiopia


SIL code: 
GEE

ISO 639-2: 
gez

 


Region
Also spoken in Eritrea.

Alternate names  
ANCIENT ETHIOPIC, ETHIOPIC, GE'EZ, GIIZ

Classification
Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, South, Ethiopian, North.

Comments
Liturgical language. Not otherwise used. VSO. Christian. Extinct. Bible 1918.


Also spoken in:
Eritrea   
Language name  
GEEZ
Alternate names  
ANCIENT ETHIOPIC, ETHIOPIC, GE'EZ, GIIZ
Comments
Liturgical language. Not otherwise used. VSO. Christian. Extinct. Bible 1918. See main entry under Ethiopia