Mother tongue site
This site is prepared in 35 different languages, of which Tigrinya is one. In our site you will find information about Tigrinya mother tongue education in
We hope that the information it brings will provide an opportunity for discussion, and be appreciated by everyone interested in our mother tongue. Our ambition is to bring about useful pedagogical resources and create a good opportunity for discussion.
Your comments and suggestions for eventual changes will be highly appreciated.
Tigrinya belongs to the Northern sub-group of the Afro-Semitic languages. Out of the 77 Semitic languages, 20 are known as ´South Semitic`, 14 of which are based in
Not only on geographical basis, but linguistically as well, with certain features in phonology, morphology and syntax, the Afro-Semitic languages are classified into North (which includes Géez, Tigrinya and
Apart from more than six million inhabitants in