How to use the indefinite article in Amharic

How to use the indefinite article in Amharic

You want to learn how to use the indefinite article in Amharic? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Amharic lessons complete with useful examples. An apple, a house, a book... we explain it all to you in short, easy to follow lessons.

The Amharic indefinite article

The indefinite article is what we call the words 'a' and 'an' in English. The English indefinite article 'a' does not exist in Amharic. Unlike English, a noun on its own can be considered indefinite without the need for a specific word to show this.


bēta seb
a family
a chair
a bird
a woman
a son
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Amharic is spoken by 22 million people in Ethiopia. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Amharic would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Amharic

Learn to get by in Amharic with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Amharic greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Isu wend lij new.
He is a boy.
Isu hakim new.
He is a doctor.
Isu temarī new.
He is a student.
Isu sew new.
He is a man.
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