BLGM's mission is to promote a love of books and reading to all by offering advice and information needed to help our visitors to find their next favorite book. We regularly create and post so-called listicles (also known as booklists) on various mostly tech-related topics.

Best Amharic Books That Will Hook You

Looking for the best Amharic books? Browse our list to find excellent book recommendations on the subject.

1. The Essential Guide to Amharic: The National Language of Ethiopia (2015)

 Best Amharic Books That Will Hook YouThe Essential Guide to Amharic is a 150+ pages of grammar, phrases, and vocabulary for the national language of Ethiopia. All translations are spelled phonetically, as well as in the Amharic alphabet. The vocabulary section is organized by topic; greetings, foods, furniture, politics, occupations etc. There are over 200 verb definitions with simple conjugation. The grammar section includes in-depth information on how to conjugate verbs in the past, present and future; using adjectives, pluralizing words, asking questions, punctuation, and much more….
Author(s): Mr. Abraham Teklu, Andrew Tadross

2. Introducing Amharic: An Interactive Workbook (GlossaHouse Modern Languages Series) (Volume 1) (2016)

 Best Amharic Books That Will Hook YouIntroducing Amharic is an interactive workbook for those interested in learning Amharic, the official language of Ethiopia. Through a variety of engaging lessons, learners using this text will gain a variety of speaking, reading, and writing skills. The foundation for being able to do these things well is a complete mastery of the fidel (i.e. alphabet). That is the main focus of this book! But learners who use this book will also be in a position to begin working with Ge’ez (Classical/Ecclesiastical Ethiopic). Along the way, however, readers will learn…
Author(s): T. Michael W. Halcomb

3. Colloquial Amharic (2015)

 Best Amharic Books That Will Hook YouColloquial Amharic: The Complete Course for Beginners has been carefully developed by an experienced teacher to provide a step-by-step course to French as it is written and spoken today. Combining a clear, practical and accessible style with a methodical and thorough treatment of the language, it equips learners with the essential skills needed to communicate confidently and effectively in Amharic in a broad range of situations. No prior knowledge of the language is required. Colloquial Amharic is exceptional; each unit presents a wealth of grammatical points…
Author(s): David Appleyard

4. Lonely Planet Ethiopian Amharic Phrasebook & Dictionary (2017)

 Best Amharic Books That Will Hook YouLonely Planet: The world’s #1 phrasebook publisher* is your handy passport to culturally enriching travels with the most relevant and useful Ethiopian Amharic phrases and vocabulary for all your travel needs. Chat with kids, haggle in the market, or find out where you can recycle; all with your trusted travel companion. With language tools in your back pocket, you can truly get to the heart of wherever you go, so begin your journey now! a pocket-sized comprehensive language guide, provides on-the-go language assistance; great for language students…
Author(s): Lonely Planet , Aboye Aberra, Daniel, et al.

5. Concise Amharic Dictionary: Amharic-English & English-Amharic. Script & Roman (1996)

 Best Amharic Books That Will Hook YouAlthough Amharic is the national language of Ethiopia and English its international language, until publication of this book in hardcover there was no concise Amharic-English, English-Amharic dictionary. Students of Amharic as well as visitors to Ethiopia and foreign workers will benefit from this concise dictionary with phonetic transcriptions that allow for its use by those unfamiliar with Amharic script….
Author(s): Wolf Leslau

6. Amharic Student Dictionary: English-Amharic/ Amharic-English (2019)

 Best Amharic Books That Will Hook YouThis comprehensive bilingual student dictionary includes 26,000 Word-to-Word dictionary entries, and is approved for ESL/ELL students to use for standardized testing. Amharic is the official working language of Ethiopia, with approximately 30 million speakers. The language has been used in courts, trade and everyday communications, within the military, and in the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church since the 13th century. Amharic is the second most widely spoken Semitic language in the world after Arabic. Unlike Arabic, however, Amharic is written…
Author(s): Girum Asanke

7. Amharic For Foreigners and the Ethiopian Diaspora: Beginner to Intermediate (2019)

 Best Amharic Books That Will Hook YouWanna learn Amharic? This book helps you learn the Amharic language from the very beginning to an intermediate level. It teaches you the alphabet, the punctuation marks, the pronunciation, the grammar, the vocabulary that are basically required to communicate for transportation, shopping, dining at restaurants, and visit Ethiopia and enjoy its diverse cultures!…
Author(s): Amlaku B. Eshetie

8. LelaSew (Amharic Edition) (2015)

 Best Amharic Books That Will Hook YouThis is an Amharic Novel, a second book for Dr Mehret Debebe Gebretsdaik, a psychiatrist by training. The title ‘LelaSew’ loosely means ‘the other person’. It is a book about personalities and personhood. It covers contemporary societal issues of Ethiopia. Most of the major mental illness are incorporated in the story. It is written as a revealing reality of what we are and capable of. It is a story of the journey of a family, struggling to strike the balance between personal comfort and societal contribution. The main character, himself a psychiatrist, fights to keep his family together while pursuing his life…
Author(s): Mehret Debebe Gebretsadik

9. Amharic Grammar, Conversation, Words for Foreigners: With Ethiopian Audio MP3 Files. (2018)

 Best Amharic Books That Will Hook YouThis is Amharic Grammar, Conversation, Words for Foreigners(With Ethiopian Audio MP3 Files). Learn and Practice with 1,250 sentences. These are 31 grammar lessons and 26 Conversation lessons . 4,000 words. Book Sample Amharic Alphabet & English Pronunciation). I would like to welcome you to the Amharic lessons. Grammar Explanations(1,000 Sentences), About 4,000 words, About 500 Conversations(Sentences & Words). Amharic Grammar Book.Amharic Grammars1. Amharic Alphabet 2. Demonstrative & Personal Pronouns – Exercise 30 3. The Possessive Pronouns…
Author(s): Juchan Jung

10. Our First Amharic Words: Second Edition: 125 Amharic words transliterated for easy pronunciation. (Amharic Edition) (2015)

 Best Amharic Books That Will Hook You“Our First Amharic Words” has over 100 Amharic words transliterated for easy pronunciation. Each word label includes the transliteration, English and Amharic language script called “Fidel.” Word categories include body parts, toys, animals, relationships, feelings, numbers, household items, weather, fruit, vegetables, shapes and colors. The book is filled with beautiful photos of Ethiopian born children from infant to teenager. Traditional Ethiopian items are used in the book and include a cultural explanation on the “What is it?” page. Also included is a map of Ethiopia and a fidel chart with…
Author(s): Stacy Bellward

11. Am I small?: Ene tenese nane? Children’s Picture Book English-Amharic (Bilingual Edition) (English and Amharic Edition) (2014)

 Best Amharic Books That Will Hook You“Am I small?” – Tamia is not sure and keeps asking various animals that she meets on her journey. Eventually she finds the surprising answer… “This is !” —Amazon Customer Review from the United States”for children who enjoy lingering over and whimsical details […] told in simple and engaging words and imaginative pictures.”—Kirkus Reviews”This has been since she was 4 months old. The sentences are nice and short so she doesn’t lose interest in the pictures while I’m reading each page.” —Amazon Customer Review from the UK “Muito legal esse livro. Singelo, divertido e…
Author(s): Philipp Winterberg, Nadja Wichmann

12. Let’s Learn the Amharic Alphabet! (2018)

 Best Amharic Books That Will Hook YouNow You Can Learn the Amharic Alphabet! Let's Learn the Amharic Alphabet gives you a strong foundation for learning Amharic, the national language of Ethiopia, with over 130 worksheets and over 200 vocabulary words. Let's Learn the Amharic Alphabet includes: * 4 Worksheets for Each Amharic Letter Family in English AND Amharic * A Pronunciation Guide with Online Access to Sample Sound Files * Over 200 Words to Increase Your Vocabulary * Colorful Pictures to Engage Any Age Learner * Unique Handwriting Instruction to Learn How to Write Each Letter.  Begin your journey to learning Amharic…
Author(s): Sheba’s Jewels, Hana Seyoum

13. Amharic Language: The Amharic Phrasebook and Dictionary (2016)

 Best Amharic Books That Will Hook YouThis guide to Amharic language collects the most common Amharic phrases and expressions as well as an English-Amharic/Amharic-English dictionary. This phrasebook includes greetings, food items, directions, sightseeing and many other categories of expressions that will help anyone wanting to learn Amharic….
Author(s): Aman Madaki

Best Amharic Books That Will Hook You

We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some amharic books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.

Contrastive Analysis of Lexical Standardization in Amharic and Hadiyya

Author(s): Samuel Handamo Godisso
ID: 2758919, Publisher: , Year: 2017, Size: 3 Mb, Format: pdf

Gwama-English-Amharic Dictionary

Author(s): Education Bureau, Bureau of Culture & Tourism,
ID: 2688653, Publisher: Education Bureau, Bureau of Culture & Tourism, - Ethiopia, Year: 2015, Size: 1 Mb, Format: pdf

Ert-ketaga porsh maxsap. English-Benc’non-Amharic School Dictionary

Author(s): coll.
ID: 2747096, Publisher: SIL Ethiopia, Bench Maji Zone Education Department, Year: 2015, Size: 11 Mb, Format: pdf

Please note that this booklist is not absolute. Some books are really chart-busters according to The Wall Street Journal, others are composed by unknown writers. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant links you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

Rate article
Add a comment

;-) :| :x :twisted: :smile: :shock: :sad: :roll: :razz: :oops: :o :mrgreen: :lol: :idea: :grin: :evil: :cry: :cool: :arrow: :???: :?: :!: