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1. Oromo, the largest ethnolinguistic group of Ethiopia, constituting more than one-third of the population and speaking a language of the Cushitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic family

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2. Originally confined to the southeast of the country, the Oromo migrated in waves of invasions in the 16th century ce.

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3. The Oromo are one of the Cushitic-speaking groups of people with variations in color and physical characteristics ranging from Hamitic to Nilotic

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4. A brief look at the early history of some of the peoples who occupied north-eastern Africa sheds some light on the ethnic origin of Oromo.

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5. Tomorrow (March 16), int'l Oromo & Yemeni orgs are holding a press conference to raise awareness & demand justice for the March 7 massacre of Oromo & other African refugees, who were bombed at the IPNA Immigration Holding Facility in Sana'a, Yemen

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6. #JusticeForOromoRefugeesInYemen

7. Who Are Oromo People Despite the Oromo people being the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia, as reported by Amnesty International and other organizations, they have been the targets of significant human rights violations – from being barred from speaking their native language until 1991 to continually being victims of extrajudicial killing.

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8. Oromo Yellow Movement Twitter Campaign <blockquote> 3 years were enough for the Ethiopian regime to destabilize the Horn…


9. The Oromo community constitutes the largest ethnic group in the country, with some estimates suggesting they comprise between 25 and 40 per cent of the population

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10. Though socially, economically and religiously diverse, Oromo are united by a shared language, also widely spoken in northern Kenya and parts of Somalia.

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11. The Oromo language, also known as Afaan Oromo or Oromifaa, is an Afro-Asiatic language, and the most widely spoken of the Cushitic sub-phylum

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12. It is spoken by approximately over 30 million Oromos and other neighboring nationalities in Ethiopia and Kenya.

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13. Ethiopian Music :Jambo Jote (Belba) - New Ethiopian Oromo Music 2018(Official Video) Ethiopian Music: Check Out Ethiopian New Musics, Comedy and More Ethiop

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14. Oromo definition is - a member of a Cushitic-speaking people of southern Ethiopia and adjacent parts of Kenya.

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15. The Oromo are indigenous African people inhabiting the North Eastern part of Africa

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16. The Oromo language, also known as Afaan Oromo.


17. Learning the Oromo Vocabulary is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation


18. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Oromo language


19. But first we need to know what the role of Vocabulary is in the structure of the grammar in Oromo.

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20. Oromo is a macrolanguage of Ethiopia with over 17,000,000 users.It is an Afroasiatic language

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21. Forms of Oromo are spoken as a first language by more than 34.6 million Oromo people and neighbouring peoples in Ethiopia and by an additional half million in parts of northern and

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22. It comes with essential features, utilizing the power of android device for Oromo speaking community

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23. Back to the list of units The Oromo Cavalry is a unique light cavalry unit of the Ethiopian civilization in Civilization VI

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24. In the Gathering Storm expansion, the Oromo Cavalry replaces the Courser and requires 10 Horses to train


25. Members of Minnesota’s Oromo community protested over the killing of an influential musician and activist in Ethiopia earlier this week

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26. The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) is a political organization established in 1973 by Oromo nationalists to lead the national liberation struggle of the Oromo people against the Abyssinian colonial rule

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27. For the Oromo people, who were predominantly cattle-breeders, this was a disastrous situation


28. The Oromo comprise the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia, approximately 50% - 60%


29. Oromoffa is spoken predominantely in Oromo Region, SouthWest and Central Ethiopia.

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30. The Oromo movement now faces two comparable political challenges, according to Jawar: convincing the Amhara that “the old days of single language, single …

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31. Nov 13, 2013 - The Oromo (Oromo: Oromoo, "The Powerful"; Ge'ez: ኦሮሞ, ’Oromo) are an ethnic group found in Ethiopia, northern Kenya, and parts of Somalia.Their native language is Oromo (also called Afaan Oromoo and Oromiffa), which is part of the Cushitic branch of the Afro-Asiatic language family

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32. See more ideas about Oromo people, ethiopia, people.


33. The Oromo developed their own cultural, religious, and political institutions which shaped their history and expressed their world view

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34. The independent existence of the Oromo was brought to an end abruptly and rudely by the creation of the modern Ethiopian empire during and after the 1880s.

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35. The Oromo political prisoners have been on hunger strike since January 28, 2021 to protest the wholesale violation of their fundamental rights, including the right to the presumption of innocence, the worsening of political condition for the Oromo people and the derailement of …

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36. The Oromo are said to be of two major groups or moieties descended from the two ‘houses’ (wives) of the person Oromo represented by Borana and Barentu (Barenttuma)

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37. Such a dichotomy is quite common in Oromo society and serves some aspects of their political and social life.

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38. The Oromo Nation is the community concerned with the Gada system


39. The Gada System has been practiced for centuries and remains functional into the present among all of the major clans such as Borana, Guji, Gabra, Karrayu, Arsi, Afran Qallo, Ituu, Humbana, Tulama and Macha Clans of the Oromo Nation

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40. Oromo Liberation Front attacked is said to be a more organized one armed with heavy weaponry, and has claimed lives in Ataye

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41. Oromo politicians, in particular, argue that the government continues to arrest and kill Oromos, who make up Ethiopia's largest ethnic group

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42. Oromo nationalism and to build an effective national political leadership, increasing the organizational capacity of Oromo society so it will be able to achieve self-determination and human liberation

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43. The Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) is a political organization established in 1973 by Oromo nationalists, with the aim of leading the national liberation struggle of the Oromo people against the Abyssinian colonial rule

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44. The emergence of the OLF was a culmination of a century old yearns of the Oromo people to have a strong and unified national

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45. May 11, 2014 - Explore chala Gonfa's board "Oromo traditional cloth" on Pinterest

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46. See more ideas about Oromo people, traditional dresses, women.


47. Oromo political forces portray the injustice against Oromo people as a discrimination and marginalization on the account of their being and belonging to that particular ethnic community

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48. The Oromo people are the largest ethnic group in East Africa


49. They speak Affan Oromo or Oromiffa

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50. FBC Afaan Oromoo, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


51. The mental control Ethiopianizem has over the older generation of Oromo’s could be found in every walk of Oromo’s life, politics, religion, socio economic background

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52. Century of Ethiopianizem has crated identity complex among the older generation of Oromo people and could be witnessed even within the same household.

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53. MDH materials translated into Oromo


54. Anthrax - Oromo (PDF) For more information > Anthrax Facts; Botulism - Oromo (PDF)


55. Oromo Communities » - - British Columbia, Canada - Cairo, Egypt 2nd Website - Cairo - Calgary, Canada - - International Oromo Women's Organization - Ireland (AOCI) - Kenya - Las Vegas - Los Angeles - Manchester, the UK - Midwest Oromo Communities - Minnesota - Ohio - - Oromo Women's International

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56. Abebe Bulto's excellent book, "Afan Oromo, A Guide to Speaking the Language of Oromo People in Ethiopia", is a great resource for anyone wanting to learn Afan Oromo

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OROMO [ôˈrōmō]

Oromo (noun) · Oromo (plural noun) · Oromos (plural noun)

  • a member of the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia.
  • the Cushitic language of the Oromo.

Oromo (adjective)

  • relating to the Oromo or their language.

Frequently Asked Questions

What does Oromo mean?

1 : a member of a Cushitic-speaking people of southern Ethiopia and adjacent parts of Kenya. 2 : the Cushitic language of the Oromo.

Who developed the Oromo dictionary?

The first comprehensive online Oromo dictionary was developed by the Jimma Times Oromiffa Group (JTOG) in cooperation with SelamSoft. Voice of America also broadcasts in Oromo alongside its other horn of Africa programs.

What were the Oromo people known for?

The sixteenth century migration of the Oromo people has been known for capturing indigenous people and making them slaves. Part of the Gadaa system, Mogassa, has been criticized for erasing the culture and language of these indigenous people. Gadaa has also been criticized for being patriarchal, as it excludes women from political affairs.

What is Oromo woreda?

It is the brainchild of Oromo from the Madda Walabu woreda of Oromia. Oromo people regarded the system as their common heritage and as one of their major identity makers. It is the system with which the Oromo People have been governing themselves in a democratic way for centuries.