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  1. Agaw languages - Wikipedia

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    Agaw languages From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Agaw or Central Cushitic languages are spoken by several groups in Ethiopia and, in one case, Eritrea. They form the main substratum influence on Amharic and other Ethiopian Semitic languages.

  2. Agaw languages - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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    The Agaw, or Central Cushitic, languages are a small branch of Cushitic languages. They are spoken mainly in Ethiopia. Languages. Awngi (South Agaw) spoken southwest of Lake Tana, the largest, with over 350,000 speakers (Kunfal, spoken west of Lake Tana, is not well recorded but is probably a dialect of Awngi) Northern Agaw:

  3. Agaw people - Wikipedia

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    The Agaw are a Cushitic ethnic group inhabiting Ethiopia and neighboring Eritrea. Ethnically and culturally they are part of a wider population of Cushitic peoples, though they are most closely related to the Qemant people. They speak the Agaw languages, which belong to the Cushitic branch of the Afroasiatic language family, and have a high degree of mutual intelligibility between them. As the Agaw are a minority population in both Ethiopia and Eritrea, they face substantial pressures of assimil

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  4. Talk:Agaw languages - Wikipedia

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    Please note that the Agaw languages are not Semitic, but it is well established that both language groups in Ethiopia had a lot of contact exchange, both ways. Landroving Linguist ( talk ) 09:21, 19 January 2019 (UTC)

  5. Agaw languages — Wikipedia Republished // WIKI 2

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    The Agaw or Central Cushitic languages are spoken by several groups in Ethiopia and, in one case, Eritrea. They form the main substratum influence on Amharic and other Ethiopian Semitic languages.

  6. Qimant language - Wikipedia

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    The Qimant language is a highly endangered language spoken by a small and elderly fraction of the Qemant people in northern Ethiopia, mainly in the Chilga woreda in Semien Gondar Zone between Gondar and Metemma. Qimant Kemantney Native toEthiopia RegionAmhara Region Ethnicity172,000 Native speakers Language family Afro-Asiatic Cushitic Agaw Northern Qimant Dialects Qwara Kayla Language codes ISO 639-3ahg Glottologqima1242 ELPK'emant This article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rend

    • 172,000 (1994 census)
    • Ethiopia
  7. Cushitic languages - Wikipedia

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    Agaw languages (Central) Dullay; Highland East Cushitic (Sidamic) Lowland East Cushitic; South Cushitic; ISO 639-2 / 5: cus: Glottolog: cush1243

  8. Agaw people — Wikipedia Republished // WIKI 2

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    The Agaw are per­haps first men­tioned in the third-cen­tury Mon­u­men­tum Aduli­tanum, an Ak­sum­ite in­scrip­tion recorded by Cos­mas In­di­copleustes in the sixth cen­tury. The in­scrip­tion refers to a peo­ple called "Atha­gaus" (or Atha­gaous), per­haps from ʿAd Agaw, mean­ing "sons of Agaw." The Atha­gaous first turn up as one of the peo­ples con­quered by the un­known king who in­scribed the Mon­u­men­tum Adulitanum. The Agaw are later men­tioned in an in­scrip­tion of the fourth cen­tury em­peror Ezana of Axum and the sixth-cen­tury em­peror Kaleb of Axum. Based on this ev­i­dence, a num­ber of ex­perts em­brace a the­ory first stated by Ed­ward Ul­len­dorff and Carlo Conti Rossini that they are the orig­i­nal in­hab­i­tants of much of the north­ern Ethiopian High­lands, and were ei­ther forced out of their orig­i­nal set­tle­ments or as­sim­i­lated by Se­mitic-speak­ing Tigrayans, Amha­ras and Tigrinyas . Cos­mas In­di­copleustes also noted in his Chris­t­ian Topog­ra­phy t...

    The Agaw speak Agaw lan­guages. They are a part of the Cushitic branch of the Afro-Asi­atic fam­ily. Many also speak other lan­guages such as Amharic, Tigrinya and/or Tigre.

    The Northern Agaw are known as Bilen, capital Keren
    The Western Agaw are known as Qemant, capital Tekel Dengay
    The Eastern Agaw are known as Xamta, capital Soqota
    The Southern Agaw are known as Awi, capital Injibara
    Mara Takla Haymanot - Emperor of Ethiopia who founded the Zagwe dynastyby 1137
    Gebre Mesqel Lalibela - Emperor of Ethiopia who is credited with having constructed the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela
    Yetbarak - Emperor of Ethiopia, the last ruler from the Zagwe dynastywho reigned up to 1270
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  10. Agaw languages - Unionpedia, the concept map

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    Agaw languages. The Agaw or Central Cushitic languages are spoken by small groups in Ethiopia and, in one case, Eritrea. [1] 22 relations: Agaw people, Amhara Region, Amharic, Awngi language, Beta Israel, Bilen language, Cushitic languages, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ethiopian Semitic languages, Israel, Kassala, Kayla dialect, Keren, Eritrea, Lake Tana, North Gondar Zone, Qemant people, Qimant language, Qwara dialect, Stratum (linguistics), Sudan, Xamtanga language.

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