Salaamata (peace) in Afar or Qafar of Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti from The Meaning of Peace in 8000 Languages
"Nagaya" is peace in Afar, also known as Oromo, a language of Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Kenya, East Africa, and the Horn of Africa. A common greeting is “bultiin isaanii nagaya?” (is your night peaceful?) to which the common answer is "nagaa keessa walgarra" (we see one another in peace). Think about how you greet people and how you respond to their questions about your sleep, your health, your mood, etc.
Afar: Qafár af (aar-000), Afar, Oromo, Afaraf, Danakil, Denkel, `Afar Af, Adal, Afaraf, Qafar, Qafar af, ʿAfár af, Aussa, Ba'adu, Central Afar, Northern Afar, Baadu, Adal, Affar, Affarigna; Dialects: Northern Afar, Central Afar, Aussa, Baadu (Ba`adu), a Afro-Asiatic, Cushitic, Eastern, Lowland Semitic language--"Salaamata" (peace), "Nagaya" (peace), "Nagaa" (peace), "Nagaa keessa walgarra" (we will see one another in peace)—Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti, Kenya, East Africa, and the Horn of Africa—Djibouti (Jībūtī, جيبوتي, Djibouti), Eritrea (Iritriya, إرتريا, Erta, ኤርትራ), Ethiopia (Ityop'ia, ኢትዮጲያ, ኢትዮጵያ) (Lowlands of Ethiopia), Somalia (Soomaaliya, aş-Şūmāl, الصومال), Oromia, Kenya, East Africa, Horn of Africa. Djibouti (Jībūtī, جيبوتي, Djibouti), Eritrea (Iritriya, إرتريا, Erta, ኤርትራ), Ethiopia (Ityop'ia, ኢትዮጲያ, ኢትዮጵያ) (Lowlands of Ethiopia), Somalia (Soomaaliya, a؛-ھūmāl, الصومال), Oromia, Kenya, East Africa, Horn of Africa.
Except from The Meaning of Peace in 8000 Languages.
We are looking for grant money to finish this Peace Project. The goal of the book is to find and understand the word for peace in 8000 languages including the languages of North American Native Americans, Caribbean populations, Central Americans, South Americans, people of the Arctic, Europeans, Central Asians, Middle Easterners, Asians, Oceanic people, Polynesians, Melanesians, Australians, New Zealanders, people of Papua New Guinea, and Africans.
Dictionary poetry is poetry create from dictionary entries, example sentences, definitions, and meanings. The dictionary can be monolingual, bilingual, or multilingual.
Resources: Stop War, Say Peace: Pace سلام שלום Hasîtî शान्ति Barış 和平 Мир http://www.columbia.edu/~fdc/pace/
Awakenings: Peace Dictionary, Language, and the Mind (A Daily Brain Health Program) by Kimberly Burnham
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Ethiopia: Languages of Ethiopia (Amharic, Tigrigna, Orominga, Guaragigna, Somali, Arabic, English, over 70 others; Oromo (official working language in the State of Oromiya) 33.8%, Amharic (official national language) 29.3%, Somali (official working language of the State of Sumale) 6.2%, Tigrigna (Tigrinya) (official working language of the State of Tigray) 5.9%, Sidamo 4%, Wolaytta 2.2%, Gurage 2%, Afar (official working language of the State of Afar) 1.7%, Hadiyya 1.7%, Gamo 1.5%, Gedeo 1.3%, Opuuo 1.2%, Kafa 1.1%, other 8.1%, English (major foreign language taught in schools), Arabic (2007 est.)
Eritrea: Languages of Eritrea (Afar, Arabic, Tigre, Kunama, Tigrinya, Eritrean English (eng-027), other Cushitic languages. Eastern Cushitic Languages).
Djibouti: Languages of Djibouti (French and Arabic (both official), Somali, Afar)
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