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Archive for the ‘Tigrigna’ Category

The “ምግቢ ቢራሚድ”?

Maybe the writer meant “ምግቢ ፒራሚድ,” but now I can’t get the image of some sort of food/beer/pyramid thing out of my head……ah well. To get right to the point, I made this post to give you another English/Tigrinya pamphlet link. This one is about the food pyramid and it has the Tigrinya translation directly […]

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December 8, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Tigrigna  No Comments

Randomize it.

There has been a small update to the dictionary section; it is the addition of a “random button” beside the search one. This button should take you to a random English-Tigrigna dictionary entry. Give it a shot.

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October 21, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Tigrigna, website update  No Comments

ካርቦን ሞኖክሳይድ!!!!

Here is a random PDF I pulled up from the vast depths of the Internet, the file is a small pamphlet detailing the dangers of Carbon Monoxide poisoning in Tigrinya; it’s a public health warning from the Washington state government. Now, why would I link you a random Tigrigna health pamphlet from the Washington state […]

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October 19, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: language, Tigrigna  No Comments

IPA

IPA stands for the International Phonetic Alphabet. It’s the universal script that linguists use to map out the phonetic sounds of every word in every language in the world. So (theoretically) if you are familiar with the IPA you can perfectly read out loud, any text, in any language, perfectly, as long as that text […]

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July 14, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Linguistics, Tigrigna, website update  2 Comments

EriTV – Streaming Live On The Net

Most people in the Erispora (a cute portmanteau of “Eritrean” & “Diaspora;” of which I’m not the first to use…) already know this, so this post is for all of you  non-Eritreans. Eastafro.com is streaming Eritrean television (EriTV) free on the Internet for anybody to watch. So for all of you Tigrigna students who wished […]

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June 13, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Eritrea, Tigrigna  No Comments

Dictionary search box for your own website or blog.

So, I’ve added a new page to the dictionary section. It explains that anyone can now add a Memhr.org dictionary search box to their website or blog. The search box looks like this: Memhr.org Dictionaries Those who want the search box will need to copy and paste this code into the HTML of their site. […]

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April 18, 2009  Tags:   Posted in: Africa, language, Tigrigna, website update  No Comments

One dictionary to rule them all

I have a question for the class… What do you get, when you put one half of an online English-Tigrigna dictionary together with another half of a Tigrigna-English dictionary? Why, a complete Tigrigna-English/English-Tigrigna online dictionary of course. Which is exactly what I had just finished doing. Cheers,

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April 11, 2009  Tags:   Posted in: Tigrigna  No Comments

English – Tigrinya picture themes

So the Norwegian Government was kind enough to upload many language learning resources that they make for foreign immigrants who settle in their country. One of these resources is a collection of English-Tigrinya picture themes. Enjoy, and give a proper thanks to Norway!

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March 21, 2009  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Tigrigna  2 Comments

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