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English Word         Amharic          Pronunciation/ Phonetic

Hello                         Selam                 Se-la-m

Bye/So long              Ciao                    Chi-o

Thank you                 Ameseginalehu   Ame-segi-na-lew

Coffee                       Buna                    Boo-na

Breakfast                  Qurse                   Qoo-r-s

Dinner                       Erat                      I-ra-t

Restaurant                Megib Bet             M-gi-b Be-t

Yes                            Awo                      Ah-wo

No                             Aye                        Eye

Good bye            Dehna Hun (male)        Deh-na Hu-n

                           Dehna Hungi (female)   Deh-na Hu-ng-i

                           Dehna Hunu (plural)      Deh-na Hu-nu

Days of the week

Sunday                  Ihud

Monday                  Segno

Tuesday                 Maksegno

Wednesday           Erob

Thursday               Hamus

Friday                    Arb

Saturday               Kidame

 

Numbers

One                  And

Two                  Hulet

Three               Sost

Four                 Arat

Five                  Amist

Six                    Sidist

Seven               Sebat

Eight                 Semmint

Nine                  Zetegn

Ten                   Asser

Source: http://www.ethiopianrestaurant.com/amharic_common_phrases.html

 

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