Virtual Amharic Phonetic Keyboard
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Virtual Amharic Phonetic Keyboard enables you to easily type Amharic online without installing Amharic Phonetic keyboard. You can use your computer keyboard or mouse to type Amharic letters with this virtual keyboard.
Clicking the Esc key on the Amharic Phonetic keyboard layout above will toggle the mouse input between virtual QWERTY keyboard and virtual Amharic Phonetic keyboard. The key will also turn on/off your keyboard input conversion. The Esc key on your keyboard has the same function.
Click or press the Shift key for additional Amharic letters that are not visible on the keyboard.
To enter አማርኛ type amarNa a(አ) ma(ማ) r(ር) Na(ኛ). To enter አዲስ አበባ type adis abeba a(አ) di(ዲ) s(ስ) a(አ) be(በ) ba(ባ). To enter ገብርኤል type gebr'El ge(ገ) b(ብ) r(ር) 'E(ኤ) l(ል). Note that rE yields ሬ while r'E yields ርኤ.
Font download for Mac users
To download Amharic font for Mac click AbyssinicaSIL1.200.zip and copy the font file, AbyssinicaSIL-R.ttf, to the Fonts folder in the Library folder on your hard drive.