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Sep 15, 05 01:15 PM

Tigrinya Speakers, Hear My Plea.


Is this word--pronounced "Moo-See-Khan-Ya" in Amharic--the same word in Tigrinya? In Columbus the other day, this Ethiopian cab driver who hailed from Axum (ie, a native Tigrinya speaker) told me that it's the same word. (He also told me that Bob Marley had a small tat of the exact same word on his leg, and that having any Ge'ez script on your body was a blessing) Is this so?

Posted by Mike at September 15, 2005 1:15 PM