A horse name (yefaras sem in Amharic) is a secondary noble title or a popular name for members of Ethiopian royalty; in some cases the "horse names" are the only name known for a ruler. They take the form of "father of X", where "X" is the name of the person's warhorse. Some known horse names include:

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  • A horse name (yefaras sem in Amharic) is a secondary noble title or a popular name for members of Ethiopian royalty; in some cases the "horse names" are the only name known for a ruler. They take the form of "father of X", where "X" is the name of the person's warhorse. Some known horse names include: * Dejazmach Belay Zelleke had the horse name "Abba Kostér", lit. ‘father of sharpshooter’ * Ras Alula Engida had the horse name "Abba Nega", which is still seen in the airport name Alula Aba Nega Airport * Ras Lul Seged was also known by his horse name "Abba Balay" * OPDO leader Minasse Woldegiorgis is today better known by his horse name "Abba Dula" Gemeda. (en)
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  • A horse name (yefaras sem in Amharic) is a secondary noble title or a popular name for members of Ethiopian royalty; in some cases the "horse names" are the only name known for a ruler. They take the form of "father of X", where "X" is the name of the person's warhorse. Some known horse names include: (en)
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  • Horse name (en)
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