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Tamazight (Beraber)

Source: United Nations Information Centre, Algeria




Profile


Native Name
None

Total Speakers
3,000,000


Usage By Country
Home Speakers: Algeria, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Tunisia

Background
It is spoken by over 3 million people and is a major variety of Berber, belonging to the Afro-Asiatic (Hamito-Semitic) language family. Tamazight is the only language spoken by 40% of the Berber people living in Morocco.

Received 5/25/1998
Posted 9/29/1998
Checked 11/12/1998