Oromo language

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Oromo
Afaan Oromoo
Native to Ethiopia, Kenya[1]
Region Oromia
Ethnicity Oromo
Native speakers
37,400,000 (all countries) (2018)[2]



36,600,000 in Ethiopia, 627,000 in Kenya,[3] 41,600 in Somalia (2015 census)[1]
Latin (Qubee, Oromo alphabet)
Official status
Official language in
 Ethiopia[4]
Recognised minority



language in
Language codes
ISO 639-1 om
ISO 639-2 orm
ISO 639-3 orm – inclusive code



Individual codes:



gax – Borana–Arsi–Guji–Wallaggaa-Shawaa Oromo



hae – Eastern Oromo



orc – Orma



gaz – West Central Oromo



ssn – Waata
Glottolog nucl1736
Map of the Oromo language.svg
Areas in East Africa where Oromo is spoken
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Oromo (/ ˈɒrəmoʊ/ ma ọ bụ /ɔːˈroʊmoʊ/; Oromo: Afaan Oromoo), nke a na-akpọbu Galla (aha nke nwere nkọwa pụtara ya mere ndị Oromo jụrụ ya), bụ asụsụ Afroasiatic nke sitere na ngalaba Cushitic. O sitere na steeti Oromia nke Etiopia na ndị Oromo na agbụrụ ndị gbara agbata obi na mpi Afrịka na-asụ ya. A na-eji ya dị ka asụsụ franca karịsịa na Etiopia na ugwu ọwụwa anyanwụ Kenya.

N'inwe ihe karịrị nde mmadụ iri atọ na isii na-asụ asụsụ nke mejupụtara pasentị 33.8 nke ọnụ ọgụgụ ndị Etiopia niile, Oromo nwere ọnụ ọgụgụ kachasị ukwuu nke ndị na-asụrụ asụsụ n'Etiopia, ma bụrụ asụsụ nke abụọ a na-asụgharị n'Ethiopia site na ọnụ ọgụgụ ndị na-ekwu okwu (gụnyere ndị na- asụ asụsụ nke abụọ) na-esote Amharic.[5][6][7] Ụdị Oromo na-asụ dị ka asụsụ mbụ site na ọkara nde mmadụ ọzọ n'akụkụ ugwu na ọwụwa anyanwụ Kenya.[8] Ọnụ ọgụgụ dị nta nke ndị na-akwaga mba ndị ọzọ dị n'Afrịka dịka South Africa, Libya, Egypt na Sudan na-asụkwa ya. Oromo bụ asụsụ Cushitic a na-asụkarị ma n'etiti asụsụ ise nke Africa nwere ọtụtụ ndị na-asụrụ ya.[9]

Oromo na-eje ozi dị ka otu n'ime asụsụ ọrụ gọọmentị nke Etiopia ma bụrụkwa asụsụ ọrụ nke ọtụtụ steeti n'ime usoro gọọmentị etiti Etiopia gụnyere mpaghara Oromia, Harari na Dire Dawa na mpaghara Oromia na mpaghara Amha. Ọ bụ asụsụ nke ụlọ akwụkwọ praịmarị na Oromia, Harari, Dire Dawa, Benishangul-Gumuz na Addis Ababa na nke mpaghara Oromia na mpaghara Amhara. A na-eji ya dị ka asụsụ ịntanetị maka webụsaịtị gọọmentị yana Tigrinya. N'okpuru ọchịchị Haile Selassie, a machibidoro Oromo iwu n'agụmakwụkwọ, na mkparịta ụka, na n'ihe gbasara nchịkwa.

Ụdị na olumba nke Oromo
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  2. Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css has no content.Eberhard, David M.; Simons, Gary F.; Fennig, Charles D., eds. (2021).
  3. Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css has no content.Eberhard, David M.; Simons, Gary F.; Fennig, Charles D., eds. (2021).
  4. Page Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css has no content.Shaban, Abdurahman (2020-03-04).
  5. Ethiopia (en). Ethnologue. Retrieved on 15 July 2021.
  6. Ethiopia (en). The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency (6 June 2022).
  7. Amharic (en). Ethnologue.
  8. Oromo (en). Ethnologue. Archived from the original on 2016-08-25. Retrieved on 2016-08-22.
  9. Children's Books Breathe New Life Into Oromo Language (en). BBC (16 February 2016).