Written language info for Tigrinya (Ethiopic)
Language info for Tigrinya 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 (44 characters)
The minimal characters required for this language፟ ሀ - ሆ ለ ቆ ቈ ቊ ቍ ቐ ቖ ቘ ቚ ቝ በ ኆ ኈ ኊ ኍ ነ ኮ ኰ ኲ ኵ ኸ ኾ ዀ ዂ ዅ ወ ዎ ዐ ዖ ዘ ዮ ደ ዷ ጀ ጎ ጐ ጒ ጕ ጠ ፗ
Auxiliary (131 characters)
Additional letters (beyond the minimal set) used in foreign or technical words found in typical magazines, newspapers, etc..
Punctuation (12 characters)
The marks used to separate sentences and to clarify meaning
This language uses characters from the following blocks:
Fonts for writing Tigrinya in the Ethiopic script
- There are 6 fonts for writing Tigrinya with standard character support.
- There are 5 fonts for writing Tigrinya with full character support (combined standard, auxiliary and punctuation characters).
|Country||Language literate population||Country population|
|Ethiopia||6,321,000 (63.96%)||105,350,000 (6%)|
|Eritrea||3,551,352 (35.94%)||5,918,920 (60%)|