Dizin (ዲዚኖግ)

Dizin is a member of the Omotic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family spoken in the southwest of Ethiopia by about 33,900 people. Dizin is also known as Dizi and Maji.

Dizin is written with a version of the Ethiopic (Ge'ez) script and has no official status in Ethiopia.

Ethiopic script for Dizin

Dizin script and pronunciation

Dizin is a tonal language with three tones (low, mid and high). These tones are not marked in writing.

Information about the Dizin script and pronunciation compiled by Wolfram Siegel


Information about Dizin

Omotic languages

Aari, Bambassi, Bench, Dizin, Hamer(-Banna), Kafa, Sheko, Wolaytta

Languages written with the Ethiopic (Ge'ez) script

Aari, Amharic, Argobba, Awngi, Bench, Blin, Chaha, Dizin, Ge'ez, Gumuz, Hamer(-Banna), Harari, Inor, Sidama, Silt'e, Tigre, Tigrinya, Xamtanga

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