Taznatit

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A language of Algeria

Alternate Names
Zenatiyya
Population

11,000 in Algeria (2014 L. Souag).

Location

Béchar, Naama, Adrar, and El Bayadh provinces; Gourara region; Igli, Taghit, Ouakda, Beni Ounif, Boussemghoun; dying out in Touat region.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

Gourara (Gurara), South Oran, Touat (Tuat, Tuwat). Reportedly similar to Tumzabt [mzb], Tagargrent [oua], and Temacine Tamazight [tjo], but not as similar as they are to each other. Low intelligibility of other Tamazight speech forms, including Tumzabt and Tagargrent.

Language Development
Dictionary.
Other Comments

Muslim.

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