Languages of Libya

2017-07-27T19:02:39+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true Libyan Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, Sokna language, Arabic, Ghadamès language, Teda language, Judeo-Tripolitanian Arabic, Awjila language, Domari language, Zuwara Berber, Nafusi language, Zurg language, Libyan Sign Language, Tamahaq language flashcards Languages of Libya
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  • Libyan Arabic
    Libyan Arabic ( Arabic: ليبي‎‎ Lībi; also known as Sulaimitian Arabic) is a variety of Arabic spoken in Libya and neighboring countries.
  • 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.
  • Sokna language
    Sokna (also Sawknah, Sukna, native name: Tasuknit) is a Berber language, which was spoken in the town of Sokna (Isuknan) and the village of Fuqaha in northeastern Fezzan in Libya.
  • 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.
  • Teda language
    The Teda language, also known as Tedaga, is a Nilo-Saharan language spoken by the Teda people in southern Libya, northern Chad, and eastern Niger.
  • Judeo-Tripolitanian Arabic
    Judeo-Tripolitanian Arabic (also known as Tripolitanian Judeo-Arabic, Jewish Tripolitanian-Libyan Arabic, Tripolita'it, Yudi) is a variety of Arabic spoken by Jews formerly living in Libya.
  • Awjila language
    Awjila (also: Aujila, Augila, Aoudjila, Awgila, Awdjila, native name: Tawjilit) is a severely endangered (considered “moribund” by the Ethnologue) Eastern Berber language spoken in Cyrenaica, Libya, in the Awjila oasis.
  • Domari language
    Domari is an Indo-Aryan language, spoken by older Dom people scattered across the Middle East and North Africa.
  • Zuwara Berber
    Zuwara Berber (Zuara, Zwara) is a Berber dialect, one of the Zenati languages.
  • Nafusi language
    Nafusi (also spelled Nefusi, Berber name: Maziɣ or Tanfusit) is a Berber language spoken in the Nafusa Mountains (Drar n infusen), a large area in northwestern Libya.
  • Zurg language
    Zurg, or Kufra, is an extinct Berber language that was spoken in the town of Kufra in southeastern Libya.
  • Libyan Sign Language
    Libyan Sign Language is the deaf sign language of Libya.
  • Tamahaq language
    Tamahaq is the only known Northern Tuareg language spoken in Algeria, western Libya, and northern Niger.