The Argobba of Ethiopia are not the Language they Speak

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Kifleyesus, Abbebe (2012)
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.9.1.238
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies | Argobba; Amharic; Oromo; Säwa; Wällo; Anthropology; Linguistics; | ddc:300 | ddc:290 | ddc:320 | ddc:390 | ddc:490

The Argobba of southeastern Wällo and northeastern Šäwa live amongst and speak the languages of the Amhara and the Oromo with great ease as if they are members of these ethnic groups. For them Amharic and Afaan Oromoo are the languages of administration and market trans... View more