Amharic (or አማርኛ, pronounced [ɑːmˈhɑrɪk]) is a Semitic language spoken in Ethiopia. It is the second-most spoken Semitic language in the world, after Arabic, and the official working language of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. It is written left-to-right using the Amharic script which is an abugida – each character of the alphabet represents a consonant+vowel sequence.
Writing system: Ge’ez (Amharic alphabet)
Official language in: Ethiopia and the following specific regions: Addis Ababa City Council, Amhara Region, Benishangul-Gumuz Region, Dire Dawa Administrative council, Gambela Region, SNNPR