Definition of Tigrinya in English:

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Pronunciation: /təˈɡrinyə/


A Semitic language spoken in Tigray. Compare with Tigre2.
Example sentences
  • The official languages were Tigrinya and Arabic.
  • Many Kunama speakers have become bilingual, with a predominance of Tigrinya as a second language.
  • He's on a mission to celebrate and preserve Tigrinya, his native language.


The name in Tigrinya.

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Syllabification: Ti·grin·ya

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