Mohammed Ali, ʿƎmanini (“Trust me”): Linguistic features of a novel in Tigre

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Lusini, Gianfrancesco;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.10.1.193
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies | Linguistics; Literature; Tigre; ʿEmanini; Mohammed Ali | ddc:400 | ddc:490 | ddc:890

The novel ʿƎmanini (“Trust me”) by Mohammed Ali Ibrahim Mohammed (born 1966) is the first work written in Tigre by a native speaker. This is a true literary and linguistic experiment, which will greatly enrich our knowledge of the Tǝgrāyǝt grammar and vocabulary, specif... View more