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Archive for April, 2008

Training of medicine in Eritrea

I just finished a very interesting video about Geneva University Hospitals and how they are trying to advance medical service in Eritrea Training of medicine in Eritrea: Part 1 Training of medicine in Eritrea: Part 2 Here is a link to another video about Asmara’s Orotta Medical School and one more about health care in […]

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April 30, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: Eritrea  One Comment

Manzanar and Mangroves

Warning: This post has nothing to do with linguistics. I was scanning for news when I came across this: HIRGIGO, Eritrea (AFP) — Kneeling by the sparkling waters of the Red Sea, Ahmed Shengabay presses sand carefully over a mangrove seed. “When this grows, it will provide protection for fish and food for my goats,” […]

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April 18, 2008  Tags: , , , ,   Posted in: Eritrea  One Comment

Five new dictionaries

I always meant to finish this but I was so caught up in my own life to complete it. Oh well, I’ve added five new dictionaries to the website, they’re basically just a copy of the English version but with the English respectively translated into another language. I probably wouldn’t trust these dictionaries, as they […]

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April 11, 2008  Tags: , , , , ,   Posted in: language, Tigrigna, website update  No Comments

Minor chages to the dictionary

I finally stopped procrastinating and published the second draft to the Printable English-Tigrigna Dictionary (warning: PDF). Basically the biggest change is the layout which cuts the page length from 116 pages to 54. I wouldn’t suggest re-printing it (‘oh, the poor trees!’), but if you haven’t done so already, it would be easier for you […]

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April 10, 2008  Tags:   Posted in: website update  No Comments

This man is learning Tigrinya

This man has chosen Eritrea for his PhD studies in History. He seems to have taken the road less traveled, I wish him the best of luck. Since he has been learning Tigrinya for three years now, I hope he’ll serve as an inspiration to the rest of us. You can do it! Side note […]

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April 2, 2008   Posted in: Tigrigna  No Comments