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Tigrinya people from Eritrea
  • Tigrinya
(predominantly Eritrean Orthodox)
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Tigre • Tigrayans

The Tigrinya people (ትግርኛ, ብሄረ ትግርኛ təgrəñña), also known as Tigrigna, are a Semitic-speaking ethnic group native to Eritrea. They speak the Tigrinya language.[1][2] There also exists a sizable Tigrinya community in the diaspora.

  1. ^ "Africa :: Eritrea — The World Factbook – Central Intelligence Agency". Retrieved 2020-08-23.
  2. ^ Fegley, Randall (1995). Fegley, Randall (1995). Eritrea (World Bibliographical Series). ABC-CLIO. p. 7. California. ISBN 1851092455.

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