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Mon, Jan 17, 2022 4:35 AM

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Please add Oromo as a language option

Hello,

Fayai Dayi (2021) is in the Oromo language, not Amharic language as currently displayed on imdb. Oromo is not currently an option in the language dropdown list.

Additionally, The Athlete (2009) has some dialogue in Oromo as well.

As the most widely spoken native language in Ethiopia (and second in total speakers), the Oromo language should be a selectable option on the site, as more and more films are being made in Ethiopia, and the number of films made in Oromo is likely to increase.

More information can be found on Ethnologue.

The two-letter ISO code is om.

Many thanks.

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4 m ago

Hi Fergenaprido -

Thanks for reporting this missing Language within the Contribution form.  I have filed a ticket for the appropriate team to review.

Cheers!

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3 m ago

not Amharic language as currently displayed on imdb.

By clicking the update button at the bottom of the page, you can submit a request to delete this language from this title. 

About adding a new language: This might very well take years: https://community-imdb.sprinklr.com/conversations/data-issues-policy-discussions/please-add-the-shipibo-language-to-the-database/5f4a7ae28815453dbabfa6bc