What might be compared to the N-word, and caused to feel embarrassed about their social personality.
Most Oromos live in the Oromia locale, as the nation is separated into ethnically-based states. However in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, which is totally encircled by Oromia, some Oromos say it was disapproved of for them to speak Afaan Oromoo in broad daylight, even on a transport.
This dissatisfaction discovered a voice in the “qubee” age, which signifies “letters in order” in Afaan Oromoo – a reference to the individuals who were instructed in their primary language interestingly, an approach acquainted with schools cross country in the mid 1990s after the fall of the Marxist system.
“Qubee” additionally offers a political expression, highlighting a choice for the Afaan Oromoo language to receive the Latin letters in order, separating itself from the Ge’ez script utilized in Amharic – the functioning language of the country.
Also, with more instruction, came a political arousing.
“As more taught Oromos began contrasting their set of experiences and different accounts like that of South Africa, they understood that the mediocre position allocated to them by the framework was agonizing,” says Faisal Roble from the US-based Institute for Horn of Africa Studies and Affairs.