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ሃሬች ህድእል መጣፈ New Testament Pic - Good Amharic Books

እቫንጄልካል የመጽሓፍ ቅዱስ ሊቃውንት ባህልን ማጥፋት ኃጥኣት ነው ኣሉ

የመጽሓፍ ቅዱስና የቲዮሎጂ ጠቢብ Rich Hansen (ርች ሀንሰን) አዲስ አበባ ባለዉ Ethiopian Graduate School of Theology (EGST) እኣአ  ከ 2010 እስከ 2014 አስተምረዋል። ይህ ጽሑፋቸዉ የኢትዮዽያ እቫንጄልካል ዓለማዊና መንፈሳዊ ብለዉ የሚከፋፍሉት አስተምሮ ራሱ ስዉር ኃጥኣትን የወለደ መሆኑን መጽሓፍ ቅዱሳዊ ትንታኔ ይሰጣል። ጽሑፏን ወደ እኛ ያደረሱትን የሃዲያ ባለዉለታ እቫንጄሊስት ስተፋን ሪተርን […]

First Hadiyya Latin Writing Guide

ሀድይኛን በላቲን ፊደል ኣጠቃቀም መመሪያ First Hadiyyisa publication in Latin script – The Guide

You will find below a publication that is believed to be the first guide on how to use Latin script to write in Hadiyyisa, published in 1993 (1986 HD). Its title is HADIYYISA LAATIIN FIDALINNE AWWAAXXIMMI AWWANSA or ሀድይኛን በላቲን ፊደል ኣጠቃቀም መመሪያ. It was authored by Tesfaye Woldemesqel Maade and […]

Hadiya Ethiopia: Book Cover for Fandaanano: The Traditional Socio-Religious System of the Hadiyya in Southern Ethiopia

Book Review by Abbink of Fandaanano The Traditional Socio-Religious System of the Hadiyya in Southern Ethiopia

The book: Fandaanano The Traditional Socio-Religious System of the Hadiyya in Southern Ethiopia by Ulrich Braukämper.  (Previously I did a write up about this book. It can be purchased at Amazon. We have no affiliation with Amazon.) Below is a great book review article by Jon Abbink of African Studies […]

Hadiya Ethiopia: Leemo Hadiya: Cattle market in Liisaana (1970-1)

Hadiyyisa-English Dictionary by Stefan Ritter

This is the most comprehensive Hadiyyisa (Hadiyya) to English dictionary I have ever seen.  Mr. Ritter is a German missionary, Hadiyyisa/Hadiya researcher and an excellent friend of the Hadiya people who, with his wife, lived in Hadiya Zone 2005 – 2010.  He continues work on Hadiya culture and literature.  Hadiya […]

Hadiya Ethiopia: Badawwaachcho Hadiya: Celebration for the Deceased. Singing Arajja (praise for the dead) by aradaano (praising singers) (1972-4)

1509 AD Letter by Queen Eleni of Ethiopia & the Daughter of Hadiya Garaad Muhammad

We are ever so grateful to Stefan Ritter — a German missionary, Hadiyyisa/Hadiya researcher and an excellent friend of the Hadiya people who, with his wife, lived in Hadiya Zone 2005 – 2010 — for making available to us the Latin & German (and subsequently the English) versions of Queen […]

Aethiopica International Journal of Ethiopian and Eritrean Studies

Prof. Braukämper’s Contribution to Academic Journal Aethiopica & Opportunities for Hadiya Scholars

The following is a portion of email content we received from an excellent friend of the Hadiya people, Stefan Ritter, who spent many years in Hadiyaland.  He and his wife lived in the Hadiyya Zone — first in Hoommachcho, then in Hosanna from 2005 – 2010. “It is with much […]

Prof. Ulrich Braukämper Small portrait 1

Even During His Lifetime the Hadiya Included Prof. Ulrich Braukämper in Their Poem

These are readable pictures of a few partial pages (excerpts) taken from Praise and Teasing: Narrative Songs of the Hadiyya in Southern Ethiopia written by Prof. Ulrich Braukämper and Dr. Tilahun Mishago. The excerpts showcase both the beauty of the art and how the art was used to praise Prof. Ulrich Braukämper.  […]

Ulrich Braukämper Giving Lecture

Ulrich Braukämper Passed Away – Remembering a Hero in the Hadiya Scholarship

Oh my great God!  My heart just fell down with sadness on passing of this giant story teller of the Hadiya and the continent of Africa!  Having spent more than four years in Hadiyaland and other parts of Ethiopia he wrote three great books about the Hadiya people of Ethiopia […]

Hadiya Ethiopia: Libidoo (Maraqo , Marako) Hadiya Girls at a wedding ceremony, singing and dancing (1972-4)

The Depth of Historic Connections Among Oromo Hadiya Raayaa Azaaboo Ashaange

The following is taken from A History of the Hadiyya in Southern Ethiopia book by Ulrich Braukamper, 2012 pp 135/136. Rayyaa, Azaaboo and Ashaange are specified as the three sons of Hube’anaa in all of the traditions recorded. They were bom in Dallo where Hube’anaa is sup­posed to have lived. Rayyaa […]

Advanced Hadiyyisa Dictionary Apps on Google Play

Hadiyyisa Dictionary Android App At Last

  Congratulations Hadiya, we finally have a smart phone app (Android only for now) for Hadiyyisa dictionary!  Here is the direct link to it in Google Play store. It translates Hadiyyisa words written in Hadiyyisa spelling system (orthography) into English and/or አማርኛ (using Ge’ez) depending on user’s preference and background. […]

Hadiya Ethiopia: Leemo Hadiya Kidigissa mourners of the dead many on horses (1970-1)

Some Observations on Hadiyyisa Orthography – A Review

Analysis of the Study from a Hadiyyisa Speaker’s Angle   The project An entire 2016 volume of Oslo Studies in Language scholarly journal (available online) was dedicated to publishing a collection of studies conducted by team of researchers from Addis Ababa University, Hawassa University, University of Oslo and the Norwegian University […]

Hadiya Ethiopia: Leemo Hadiya celebrating the dead with a decorated horse (1970-1)

What is in the Name? Personal Names in Hadiyya – A Review

Analysis of the Study from Hadiyyisa Speaker’s Angle The project An entire 2016 volume of Oslo Studies in Language scholarly journal (available online) was dedicated to publishing a collection of studies conducted by team of researchers from Addis Ababa University, Hawassa University, University of Oslo and the Norwegian University of Science […]