The Anglo-Ethiopian Society

Book Launch - Gamo-English-Amharic Dictionary

Richard J. Hayward and Eshetu Chabo

Tuesday 21st October 2014

6-9 pm, Brunei Suite, Brunei Building, SOAS, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG

Published by Harrassowitz Verlag, this is a major work in the study of Omotic languages, being an extensive dictionary and substantial introductory grammar to Gamo (spoken in south west Ethiopia). The dictionary is the result of 25 years of work by the authors Richard J. Hayward (Former Head of Department of Languages and Cultures of Africa at SOAS) and Eshetu Chabo (a lawyer and a mother-tongue speaker of Gamo).
Chaired by Dr Martin Orwin (SOAS).

More details about the book can be found on the Harrassowitz Verlag website.

More details about the event can be found on the SOAS website.

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