ብጹእ  ንኡስ  ልዑል  ወራሲ / Basu’a Na’usa La’ul Warasi — in Tigrinya / Tigrigna / ትግርኛ, an Afro-Asiatic language, belonging to the family’s Semitic branch. It is spoken by ethnic Tigray-Tigrinya in the Horn of Africa. Tigrinya speakers primarily inhabit the Tigray Region in northern Ethiopia (96%), as well as the contiguous borders of southern and central Eritrea (57%). It is one of recognised language in Eritrea.