Languages of Algeria

2017-07-27T17:30:12+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Algerian Arabic, Hassaniya Arabic, Riffian language, Shawiya language, Shilha language, Modern Standard Arabic, Gurara language, Arabic, Ghadamès language, Saharan Arabic, Kabyle language, Tuareg languages, Central Atlas Tamazight, Mozabite language, Algerian Sign Language, South Oran and Figuig Berber, Mediterranean Lingua Franca, Wargli language, African Romance, Tuwat language, Tugurt language, Jijel Arabic, Korandje language, Beni Snous dialect, Shenwa language, Algerian Braille, Tamahaq language flashcards Languages of Algeria
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  • Algerian Arabic
    Algerian Arabic, or Algerian (known as Darja, or Dziria in Algeria) is a language derived from a variety of the Arabic languages spoken in northern Algeria.
  • Hassaniya Arabic
    Hassānīya (Arabic: حسانية‎‎ Ḥassānīya; also known as Hassaniyya, Klem El Bithan, Hasanya, Hassani, Hassaniya) is the variety of Maghrebi Arabic originally spoken by the Beni Ḥassān Bedouin tribes, who extended their authority over most of Mauritania and the Western Sahara between the 15th and 17th centuries.
  • Riffian language
    Riffian, Rif Berber, or Riffian Berber (native name: Tarifit) is a Northern Zenata variety of the Berber language spoken by about 2.
  • Shawiya language
    Shawiya Berber, also spelled Chaouïa (native form: Tacawit [θaʃawiθ]), is an Afroasiatic language of the Berber branch.
  • Shilha language
    Shilha /ˈʃɪlhə/ is a Berber language native to Shilha people.
  • Modern Standard Arabic
    Modern Standard Arabic (MSA; Arabic: اللغة العربية الفصحى‎‎ al-lughah al-ʻArabīyah al-fuṣḥá 'the most eloquent Arabic language'), Standard Arabic, or Literary Arabic is the standardized and literary variety of Arabic used in writing and in most formal speech.
  • Gurara language
    Gurara (Gourara) is the Zenati Berber language of the Gourara (Tigurarin) region, an archipelago of oases surrounding Timimoun in southwestern Algeria.
  • Arabic
    Arabic (Arabic: العَرَبِيَّة‎‎, Al-ʻarabiyyah [ʔalʕaraˈbijːah] or Arabic: عَرَبِيّ‎‎ ʻarabiyy [ʕaraˈbijː] ) is the Classical Arabic language of the 6th century and its modern descendants, excluding Maltese.
  • Ghadamès language
    Ghadames (Berber: Ɛdimes, [ʕdimes] or Ɣdames, [Ɣdames]; Arabic: غدامس, [ɣadaːmes]) is a Berber language that is spoken in the oasis town of Ghadames in Nalut District, Libya.
  • Saharan Arabic
    Algerian Saharan Arabic (also known as Saharan Arabic, Tamanrasset Arabic, Tamanghasset Arabic) is a structurally distinct variety of Arabic spoken by an estimated 100,000 people in Algeria, predominantly along the Moroccan border with the Atlas mountains range.
  • Kabyle language
    Kabyle /kəˈbaɪl/ or Kabylian /kəˈbaɪliən/ (native names: Taqbaylit, [ˈθɐqβæjlɪθ] , Tamaziɣt Taqbaylit, or Tazwawt) is a Berber language spoken by the Kabyle people in the north and northeast of Algeria.
  • Tuareg languages
    Tuareg (English pronunciation: /ˈtwɑːrɛɡ/), also known as Tamasheq (English pronunciation: /ˈtæməʃɛk/), Tamajaq, or Tamahaq, and ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵌⴰⵆ in Tifinagh, is a Berber language, or a family of very closely related languages and dialects, spoken by the Tuareg Berbers, in large parts of Mali, Niger, Algeria, Libya, and Burkina Faso, with a few speakers, the Kinnin, in Chad.
  • Central Atlas Tamazight
    Central Atlas Tamazight language (also known as Central Morocco Tamazight, Middle Atlas Tamazight, Tamazight, Central Shilha, and, rarely, Braber; native name: ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖⵜ Tamazight [tæmæˈzɪɣt], [θæmæˈzɪɣθ]) is a Berber language of the Afro-Asiatic language family, spoken by 3 to 5 million people in the Atlas mountains of Central Morocco, as well as by smaller emigrant communities in France and elsewhere.
  • Mozabite language
    Mozabite, or Tunżabt, is a dialect of the Berber language spoken by the Mozabites, an Ibadi group inhabiting the seven cities of the M'zab natural region in the northern Saharan Algeria.
  • Algerian Sign Language
    Algerian Sign Language (French: Langue des signes algérienne (LSA), Tamazight: Tamslayt Tadugamt n Lezzayer, Arabic: لغة الإشارة الجزائر ) is the sign language most commonly used in Algeria.
  • South Oran and Figuig Berber
    South Oran Berber or Figuig Berber (Figig) is a cluster of the Zenati Berber dialects.
  • Mediterranean Lingua Franca
    The Mediterranean Lingua Franca or Sabir was a pidgin language used as a lingua franca in the Mediterranean Basin from the 11th to the 19th century.
  • Wargli language
    Ouargli, or Teggargrent (also Twargrit, Təggəngusit), is a Zenati Berber language.
  • African Romance
    African Romance or African Latin is an extinct Romance language that is supposed to have been spoken in the Roman province of Africa during the later Roman and early Byzantine Empires, prior to the annexation of the region by the Umayyad Caliphate in 696.
  • Tuwat language
    The Tuwat language (Touat) is a Zenati Berber language.
  • Tugurt language
    The Tugurt language, also known as Oued Righ Berber and Temacine Tamazight, is a Zenati Berber variety spoken in some of the oases of the northeastern Oued Righ region around Touggourt in Algeria.
  • Jijel Arabic
    Jijeli, or Jijel Arabic, is a variety of Arabic spoken specifically in the Jijel Province in northeastern Algeria, but traces of it reach parts of the neighboring Skikda and Mila Provinces.
  • Korandje language
    Korandje (Kwaranje; kwạṛa n dzyəy, Arabic: البلبالية‎‎) is by far the most northerly of the Songhay languages.
  • Beni Snous dialect
    Beni Snous is a dialect of Riffian Berber spoken near Tlemcen in Algeria.
  • Shenwa language
    Shenwa, also spelled Chenoua (autonym Haqbaylit̠), is a Berber language spoken in Jebel Chenoua in Algeria just west of Algiers, and in the provinces of Tipaza (including Cherchell) and Chlef.
  • Algerian Braille
    Algerian Braille was a braille alphabet used to write the Arabic language in Algeria.
  • Tamahaq language
    Tamahaq is the only known Northern Tuareg language spoken in Algeria, western Libya, and northern Niger.