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Tigre 1

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Variant spelling of Tigray.

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There are 2 main definitions of Tigre in English:

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Tigre 2 Syllabification: Ti·gre
Pronunciation: /ˈtēɡrā/

noun

A Semitic language spoken in Eritrea and adjoining parts of Sudan. It is not the language of Tigray, which is Tigrinya.
Example sentences
  • The Afro-Semitic languages in Eritrea are Tigre, Tigrinya, and Rashaida.
  • One-third of the Eritrean population speaks Tigre as a primary language.
  • In the border areas with Sudan, however, Kunama speakers know three or four languages, including Arabic, Kunama, and Tigre and Tigrinya.

Origin

The name in Tigre.

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