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Top Resources for Learning Amharic

Learn Amharic with these useful resources from around the web.

There’s never been a better time to learn a language. No matter your age or experience, a plethora of tools and resources are available to get you started or help you improve your language skills.

Best of all, many of these resources are completely free.

Check out the links below to jump-start your Amharic.



Omniglot - Basic overview of Amharic with alphabet and useful links
Wikipedia - Overview of the Amharic language

Free Courses

Foreign Service Institute (via Live Lingua) - Amharic Basic course
ELIAS - Collection of lessons

Amazon - Amharic language learning materials


Defense Language Institute - Amharic language survival kit basic guide

Dictionaries and Translation

Amharic Dictionary -

Grammar and Vocabulary

Forvo - Collection of Amharic words pronounced by native speakers
Memrise - Spaced repetition site and app for learning Amharic vocabulary
AmharicTeacher - Vocab lists with audio


TED - Watch TED talks with Amharic subtitles and transcripts
YouTube - Search videos for learning Amharic
TheLearnamharic - YouTube channel with vocab and alphabet videos

Radio and Podcasts

Social Media

Meetup - List of Amharic language meetups worldwide


Children's Library - Children's books in Amharic


Other Resources

Articles and Opinion

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