Amharic-English language translators are online on Lexilogos, All Language Translato and Lingodict.com, as of December 2015. These websites translate whole phrases as well as single words.
Amharic is a native language of Ethiopia, used by 22 million people in the country as well as by 2.7 million emigrants, as of 2007. It is the working language of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church as well as the military and government of Ethiopia. Amharic uses the Ge'ez abugida writing system. After Arabic, it is the most-used Semitic language in the world, and it is the second language for many Rastafarians, who consider it a sacred language.