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Word or two about our translation tool

Our English to Amharic Translation Tool is powered by Google Translation API. You can start typing in the left-hand text area and then click on the "Translate" button. Our app will then translate your English word, phrase, or sentence into Amharic.

The translation only takes a few seconds and allows up to 500 characters to be translated in one request. Although this translation may not be 100% accurate, you can still get a basic idea, and with a few modifications, it can be quite accurate. This translation software is evolving day by day, and Google Engineers are continuously working on it to make Amharic translation more intelligent and accurate. Hopefully, one day it will produce near-perfect translations!

Amharic language is widely spoken, with more than 22 million people around the world speaking it. For those who cannot speak Amharic, translating from Amharic to English can be quite difficult. Many websites provide services to translate Amharic for a fee. While it is a good idea to pay for translating large amounts of text (such as books or articles) or for professional services, there is no need to pay for commonly used sentences, greeting messages, and other informal uses. For these purposes, our tool can be quite helpful.

You can copy the translated text and then share it on social media platforms such as Facebook or Twitter, or email it to your friends or family.

If you have any suggestions, or if you come across a translated sentence that is particularly funny, please share it with us on our Facebook page. And finally, don't forget to give us a like and share our page on Facebook with your loved ones.

Features you should know:

English sentence and phrase will be translated into Amharic meaning.

For E.g. typing:
"Ethiopia is the oldest independent country in Africa and one of the oldest in the world." will be translated into "ኢትዮጵያ ከአፍሪካ ረጅም ጊዜ ያለች አገር ናት."

Use our translator tool as English to Amharic dictionary.

For E.g.
"Beautiful" meaning in Amharic will be "ቆንጆ (k’onijo)"
"Brave" meaning in Amharic will be "ጎበዝ (gobezi)"

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Up to 500 characters can be translated into one request.

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Get translated text in Unicode Amharic fonts. This means you can copy and paste it anywhere on the Web or Desktop applications.

This translation tool is FREE.

Commonly Spoken English to Amharic Phrases

I Love you
እወድሃለሁ - (iwedihalehu)
እንኳን ደህና መጣህ - (inikwani dehina met’ahi)
እው ሰላም ነው - (iwi selami newi)
How are you?
እንዴት ነህ? - (nideti nehi?)
I’m fine and you?
ደህና ነኝ, አንተስ? - (dehina nenyi, anitesi?)
What is your name?
ስምህ ማን ይባላል? - (simihi mani yibalali?)
My name is ...
ስሜ ነው ... - (sime newi ...)
Pleased to meet you
ስላገኘሁህ ደስ ብሎኛል - (silagenyehuhi desi bilonyali)
Thank you
አመሰግናለሁ - (ameseginalehu)
Excuse me / Sorry
ይቅርታ / ይቅርታ - (yik’irita / yik’irita)
Do you speak English?
እንግሊዘኛ ትናገራለህ? - (nigilizenya tinageralehi?)
I don’t speak Amharic well
እኔ አማርኛ በደንብ አልናገርም - (ine amarinya bedenibi alinagerimi)
I don’t understand
አልገባኝም - (aligebanyimi)
Please speak slowly
እባክዎን በቀስታ ይናገሩ - (ibakiwoni bek’esita yinageru)
Where are the restrooms?
የመታጠቢያ ቤቶቹ የት ናቸው? - (yemetat'ebiya betochu yeti nachewi?)
Can I change money?
ገንዘብ መለወጥ እችላለሁን? - (genizebi melewet’i ichilalehuni?)
How much is this?
ይሄ ስንት ነው? - (yihe siniti newi?)
It’s too expensive!
በጣም ውድ ነው! - (bet’ami widi newi!)
Please say it again
እባክዎ እንደገና ይናገሩ - (ibakiwo inidegena yinageru )
Left / Right / Straight
ግራ / ቀኝ / ቀጥ ያለ - (gira / k’enyi / k’et’i yale)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How does English To Amharic text translation works?

Our translation service either use Google or Microsoft to translate the text you have typed in english.

Whenever you type a word, sentence or phrase in english - we send API requests to either Google or Microsoft for a translation. In return, they send back a response with a translated text in amharic.

Their system use machine-language technologies to bring together some cutting edge technologies such as artificial intelligence (deep learning), big data, web APIs, cloud computing etc to perform higher quality translations.

Can we download this translation service?

No. At a moment you can only use our amharic translation online.

However, you can install the Chrome extension tool called Google Translate Chrome Extension.

Once this translation tool is installed, you can highlight and right-click section of text and click on "Translate" icon to translate it to the language of your choice. Furthermore, you can translate entire web page by clicking on the "Translate" icon on the browser toolbar.

It support over 100 languages.

What other tools do you have for amharic typing and Translation?

We have the following tools:

  1. Amharic Typing Input Tool:

    With this tool you can type in English and Get in amharic. For E.g. typing "Inidēti Nehi?" gives you "እንዴት ነህ". Typing amharic is natural, and you don’t need to remember the complex amharic keyboard. Please visit: to use this tool.

    This amharic typing is absolutely free and you can email the text you have typed to anyone - including yourself.

  2. Amharic Speech Translator:

    Amharic speech translation service is provided by both Microsoft and Google. They both use their own cognitive services to translate spoken words and phrases into a language of your choice. For some languages, you will hear the translation spoken aloud.

    Microsoft Translator in particular powers speech translation feature across its products which can be used for Live Presentation, In-Person or Remote Translated Communication (such as Skype), Media Subtitling, Customer support and Business Intelligence.

Is this translation FREE?

Yes. This Eng. to Amharic text translation is absolutely FREE. You can use our translation tool for both personal and commercial use.

However, we have the following restrictions:

  1. Per Request Limit: At any time you can translate up to maximum of 500 per request. However, there is no restriction on the number of request you can send.

  2. Daily Limit : While you can make a number of requests for translation, you won’t be able to translate if we run out of a daily quota.

These restrictions are placed to ensure that robots or automated software are not abusing this facilities.

Can I translate from Amharic To English?

Yes. To translate from Amharic to English visit this link.

Why the translated text is not accurate?

As explained earlier, the machine-language technology is used to perform the translation. This translation software is evolving every day and as a time goes by the translation is going to be pretty accurate - especially for commonly used phrase and sentences.

At a moment, it is not perfect but our translation software is useful for those who needs help framing the sentence and get general idea on what the sentence or phrase is conveying the message.