Berber languages (Tamazight)

Berber languages (Tamazight) translation services


Afro-Asiatic > Berber


Tifinagh, Roman or Arabic

Text direction

Depends on script


12 million

Other names

Amazigh, Tamashek, Tamasheq, Tamazight

Official language

Algeria, Morocco

Also spoken

Burkina Faso, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal

Interesting Fact

The name Berber, given to the indigenous languages of North Africa, comes from the Latin word for "barbarian".


Berber languages, also called Amazigh languages, are a large group of about 25 languages, although 90% of speakers speak one of the six major varieties of Berber: Atlas Tamazight, Kabyle, Riffian, Shawi, Tashelhit and Tuareg. A Berber dialect called Guanche was spoken in the Canary Islands but it is now extinct.

In 2001, Berber became a constitutional national language of Algeria and in 2011 Berber became an official language of Morocco. Berber is spoken by 40-50% of Moroccans.


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