Oromo, also known as Afaan Oromoo, Oromiffa(a) ), Afan Boran, Afan Arsi, and sometimes in other languages by variant spellings of these names (Oromic, Afan Oromo, etc.), is an Afro-Asiatic language, and the most widely spoken of the Cushitic family. It is spoken as a first language by more than 25 million Oromo and neighbouring peoples in Ethiopia and Kenya. Older publications refer to the language as "Galla", a term that is resented by Oromo people and no longer used. (Ref: Wikipedia)
Oromo on whatamieating.com
To find foods and foods and food-related items in whatamieating.com in Oromo you may search by any of the following terms:
Afaan Afan Affaan Affan Africa African Arsi Boran Cushitic East Eastern Ethiopia Ethiopian Galla Kenya Kenyan Oromic Oromiffa Oromiffaa Oromo Oromoo
These terms associated with languages are hidden behind the scenes as there is some crossover with other languages. The traveller in Kenya or Ethiopia may not be precisely certain which language is in use, and can search using more general terms such as 'East African'.
You may use any of the above terms in any search you make using 'Translate from English' so that if you wish to search for a translation of carp, choose whichever of these language terms that you think is most appropriate, say:
'Kenyan carp' and then click on 'Translate from English'
One of the problems of providing searches in a multilingual world-wide food dictionary is trying to help people reach the things they are searching for. People do not always know the precise language being used, so these more general searches such as 'East African' may help in a successful search.
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