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Gurage

 

a people living in Ethiopia, in the southwestern regions of Shoa Province, in Arusi Province, and in Addis Ababa. Population, over 500,000 (1967, estimate). The Gu-rage language belongs to the Semitic group of the Hamito-Semitic languages. There are both Muslims and Monophysite Christians among the Gurage. Their basic occupations are agriculture and cattle raising. They are also famous as very skilled craftsmen. The Gurage is one of the groups of people in the emerging Ethiopian nation.

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(20) The association of nasalization with glottal consonants is often referred to as rhinoglottophilia and has been observed in several languages such as Lao, Thai, Lahu, Lisu, Gurage, and even certain dialects of English (Matisoff 1975).
Table 1: Socio demographic Characteristics of study participant attending ARV treatment units, Nekemte, Ethiopia, May 2012 Characteristics n=456 Number (%) Age 15-24 90 (19.7) 25-34 231 (50.7) 35-44 114 (25.0) 44+ 21 (4.6) Marital status Married 279 (61.2) Single 72 (15.8) Divorced 54 (11.8) Widowed 51 (11.2) Ethnicity Oromo 354 (77.6) Amahara 75 (16.4 Gurage 18 (3.6) Tigre 9 (2.0) Religion Orthodox 165 (36.2) Catholic 36 (7.9) Muslim 54 (11.5) Protestant 201 (44.1) Educational status Illiterate 45 (9.9) Primary 267 (58.6) Secondary 117 (25.7) post-secondary 27 (5.9) Occupational status Unemployment 54 (11.8) House wife 174 (38.2) Daily laborers 4 (7.5) Government employee 87 (19.1) Merchant 96 (21.0) Other 11 (2.4) Estimated monthly household income (In Eth.
Effectiveness of the PHE approach for achieving family planning and fertility outcomes in Ethiopia: a comparative study in the Gurage zone.
Risk, Knowledge, and Ethics in the Era of Global Health: HIV Interventions and Local Responses among the Gurage. African Study Monographs Suppl.
Its shore is nourished shore by the Bilate on the northern part which rises on the southern slopes of Mount Gurage and the Gidado.
Of the total 564 respondents, only 3 percent identified themselves as Gurage, 12 percent Oromo, 5 percent Tigre, only 6 percent said Ethiopian, 22 percent identified themselves as Amhara and the large percentage, 46 percent declined/refused to identify themselves.
Crop associations of homegardens in Welayta and Gurage in southern Ethiopia.
Entrepreneurialism as a social movement: How the Gurage became a national bourgeois class, and what that says about identity in Ethiopia.
In West Gurage (Outer Southern Ethiopian Semitic) -nn occurs before object suffixes in past tense verbs.
The shortlisted players are Abdul Haq, Abdul Rahman, Abdul Shakoor, Ahmad Raza, Amjad Ali, Amjad Javed, Arfan Haider, Arshad Ali, Asad Allah Sharif, Fayyaz Ahmad, Haroon Ifthakar, Khurram Khan, Manjula Gurage, Mohasan Hassan Khan, Mohammad Tauqir, Naveed Saleem, Rohan Mustafa, Saqib Ali, Shadeep Silva, Shaimon Anwar, Shoaib Sarwar, Swapnil Patil, Vikrant Shetty and Zahid Shah.
Nilotic peoples live in the west and southwest along the Sudan border, principally the Gurage that accounts for 2% of Ethiopia's population while the remaining 1% is made up of other groups.
Ethnic groups (est.): Oromo 40%, Amhara 25%, Tigre 7%, Somali 6%, Sidama 9%, Gurage 2%, Wolaita 4%, Afar 4%, other nationalities 3%.