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Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Afan oromo - Family, Numbers and Math

Ethiopian Argument | Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Family

This page will teach you the names of family members in Oromo and English.
EnglishOromo
motherhaadha
fatheraabba
sisterobboleeytii
brotherobboleessa
uncle (father's brother)adeera
uncle (mother's brother)eessuma
aunt (father's sister)adaadaa
aunt (mother's sister)haboo
grandmotherakkoo, akkawoo
grandfatherakaakoo, abaa gudaa
niecedubrii, abuya
nephewilma obboleeysa,ilma oboleytii, abuya
cousindubrii, ilmaan, wasillanii, ilma adeeraa, ilma eeysumaa, ilma haboo, ilma adaadaa
brother-in-lawwassoo, wasiila
sister-in-lawdumaashii, sayyuu
mother-in-lawjaartii soddaa
father-in-lawjaarsa soddaa
stepmotheraayyadaa
stepfatherabbadaa
stepchildilmoo niitii yoking jaarsa ifii


Numbers

This page will teach you the numbers in Oromo and English.
EnglishOromo
zerozeeroo, duwwaa
onetakka, tokko
twolama
threesadii
fourafur
fiveshan
sixjaha
seventorba
eightsaddeet
ninesagal
tenkudhan
elevenkudha tokko, kudhani fi tokko
twelvekudha lama, kudhanii lama
thirteenkudha sadii, kudhanii fi sadii
fourteenkudha afur, kudhani fi afur
fifteenkudha shan
sixteenkudha jaha, kudhani jaha
seventeenkudha torba, kudani torba
eighteenkudha saddeet, kudhanii saddeet
nineteenkudha sagal, kudhanii fi sagal
twentydiiydama, diigdama
thirtysoddoma
fortyafurtama
fiftyshantam
sixtyjahaatama
seventytorbaatama
eightysaadeettama
ninetysagaltama
hundreddhibba
thousandkuma

Math

This page will teach you math vocabulary in Oromo and English.
EnglishOromo
mathematicsherreega
additionida’a
subtractionir’isa
multiplicationheddommeeysa
divisionqoodama
fiveshan
fractioncaccaba
arithmetichisaaba
geometryjoomeetrii
algebraaljeebraa
calculuskaalkulas

 Source: Oromo English website

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