The most widely spoken Cushitic languages are Oromo and Somali (spoken in North East Africa). They use the Latin alphabet. With over 30 million speakers, Oromo is spoken in Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya. uTallk can help you learn easily with immediate results.§Learn Oromo with uTalk
Before the 1970s, Oromo could be written in either the Latin or the Ge'ez script. Today only the Latin script is used.
The Oromo people refer to their language as Afaan Oromo. Afaan means mouth or language.
Oromo has the fourth number of speakers of all languages spoken in Africa, coming after Arabic, Swahili and Hausa.
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