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Word "flag" in Amharic

Last modified: 2017-10-13 by antónio martins
Keywords: banədera | ɂalama | sänədäḳə |
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ባንዴራ


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Overview

The title of the Amharic Wikipedia article about "flag" consists of two words: "ሰንደቅ | sänədäḳə" and "ዓላማ | ɂalama".
António Martins, 15 Aug 2007

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Word " ባንዴራ "

Word:
ባንዴራ
Transliteration:
banədera
Script:
Ethiopic
Etym. family:
*band-
Meaning:
flag

External links:
(See 1 other wordform identical to this.)
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Word " ዓላማ "

Word:
ዓላማ
Transliteration:
ɂalama
Script:
Ethiopic
Etym. family:
*ala
Meaning:
emblem

External links:

"ዓላማ | ɂalama" (just like Oromo "allaba"), shares a common etym (Arabic?) with unrelated and distant languages such as Kurdish or Chuvash.
António Martins, 15 Aug 2007

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Word " ሰንደቅ "

Word:
ሰንደቅ
Transliteration:
sänədäḳə
Script:
Ethiopic
Etym. family:
*sanjak
Meaning:
banner

External links:

"ሰንደቅ | sänədäḳə" is a cognate of modern Turkish "sancak" along with many other "flag" words in several languages.
António Martins, 15 Aug 2007


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