Language:  Oromo, West Central

Population of Groups Speaking

21,706,000

People Groups Speaking as Primary Language

9

Scripture Status

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Map Notes
Primary Language
(9 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Oromo, Anfillo Ethiopia 700
 Oromo, Jima Ethiopia 3,830,000
 Oromo, Tulema / Selale Canada 1,200
 Oromo, Tulema / Selale Egypt 3,100
 Oromo, Tulema / Selale Ethiopia 8,957,000
 Oromo, Tulema / Selale United States 52,000
 Oromo, Wellega / Mecha Ethiopia 8,147,000
 Oromo, Wellega / Mecha Sudan 110,000
 Oromo, Yejju Ethiopia 607,000
  Totals:  9     2
Secondary Language
(1 people groups)
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Photo People Group Country Population Progress Scale
 Amhara, Wollo Ethiopia 6,199,000
  Totals:  1     1

Language Alternate Names
Afaan Oromoo
Afan Oromo
Ittu
Ituu
Oromiffa
Oromo, West-Central
Oromoo

Dialects
Central Oromo
Jimma
Raya
Tulema
Wellega
West-Central
Western Oromo

Dialect Alternate Names
Central Oromo
Galla
Gallinya: Jimma
Gallinya: Raya
Gallinya: Shoa
Gallinya: Wellega
Mecha
Oromo, Wellega-Central
Oromo, Wellega-Central: Mecha
Oromo, West Central: Central Oromo
Oromo, West Central: Tulema
Oromo, West-Central: Western Oromo
Oromo: Jimma
Oromo: Mecha
Oromo: Raya
Oromo: Tulema
Oromo: Wellega
Oromos: Central
Shoa
Western Oromo


Bible Translation Year / Status
Bible Portions 1841-1981
New Testament 1876-1995
Complete Bible 1899-1998

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