Amharic name-surname order

Discussion in 'Other Languages' started by sesperxes, Apr 17, 2013.

  1. sesperxes

    sesperxes Senior Member

    Burgos (Spain)
    Spanish-Spain
    Dear foreros,

    what's the name-surname order in Amharic?

    Almost in all the world, the famous Ethiopian runner is called Abebe Bikila and the Spanish version of wikipedia informs us that his brother, another runner, was called Albalonga Bikila. BUT, the Italian version of wikipedia tells that "Bikila" is the name and, well, his brother had the same name but not the same surname?

    So, I'd be grateful of your help.
     
  2. Treaty Senior Member

    Australia
    Persian

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