Written language info for Amharic (Ethiopic)

Language info for Amharic written in the Ethiopic script

A written language is the representation of a spoken or gestural language by means of a writing system. When dealing with fonts, we are dealing with a written language, and not a spoken language. A particular language can be written in a single or multiple scripts.

Characters used for writing

Standard (282 characters)

The minimal characters required for this language

Punctuation (21 characters)

The marks used to separate sentences and to clarify meaning

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Unicode Blocks

This language uses characters from the following blocks:

Fonts for writing Amharic in the Ethiopic script

There are 9 fonts for writing Amharic with full character support (combined standard characters, auxiliary characters, and punctuation characters).

Language population

The worldwide literate language population is 34,814,468 people across 2 countries.
Country Language literate population Country population
Ethiopia 34,765,500 (99.86%) 105,350,000 (33%)
Israel 48,968 8,299,710 (0.6%)