Monthly Archives: December 2012

Ethiopian English: 19 = one nine, 90 = nine zero

A recent blogpost and podcast of “The world in words” is dedicated to Ethiopian house names. These are names different from a person’s first name used by family members (and friends) to address him/her. House names are also used by … Continue reading

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Baskeet story in English translation

In the recent issue of the online journal Ethnorêma a Baskeet story has just been published. The beautiful story of Dog & Hyena was recorded from Kaat Kantso Kammo, a native speaker of Baskeet and the traditional spiritual leader of … Continue reading

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