Ogaden

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the clan of the same name, a subsection of the Somali Darod, which inhabit part of the region.[1] Documented folk etymologies include Ogad, the name of a founding father, meaning clever or quick-witted, and a combination of the Harari word ūga (road)[2] and Aden, a city in Yemen, supposedly connected to Harar by an ancient caravan route passing through the region.[3]

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Ogaden

  1. A region in eastern Ethiopia.

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  1. ^ Paolo Billi (23 March 2015) Landscapes and Landforms of Ethiopia[1], Springer, →ISBN, page 324
  2. ^ An Analysis of the Harari Vocabulary[2], Annales d'Éthiopie, 1959, page 292
  3. ^ Towards a History of the Incorporation of the Ogaden: 1887-1935, volume 27, Journal of Ethiopian Studies, 1994, page 69–70

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Proper noun[edit]

Ogaden m inan

  1. Ogaden (a region in eastern Ethiopia)

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