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New on the Eritrean dictionary scene…

After months of delay, Asmarino.com has now completed its metamorphosis to become Delina.com. Asmarino.com is one of the oldest Eritrean community websites still running (the other is Dehai.org). It is based in the US, completely independent and serves as a forum for those Eritreans who oppose the Eritrean government or it’s politics. It’s also multilingual […]

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September 11, 2008  Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,   Posted in: blogoshpere, Eritrea, language, Linguistics  No Comments

Foreign Service Institute (FSI)

What is the FSI? (It) is the Federal Government’s primary training institution for officers and support personnel of the U.S. foreign affairs community, preparing American diplomats and other professionals to advance U.S. foreign affairs interests overseas and in Washington. Now one of the jobs of this department is to develop complete and comprehensive language courses […]

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July 31, 2008  Tags: ,   Posted in: Africa, language  One Comment

Wordlist and Spell checking for Amharic and Tigrigna

I was surfing the web when I came across this. An outstanding computer Science student named Biniam Gebremichael has created a Tigrinya spell check program for Open office. His installation instructions are listed here . He has also collected a massive word list in Tigrinya and Amharic due to the Geez Crawler software that he […]

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May 3, 2008  Tags: , , ,   Posted in: language, Tigrigna  One Comment