Tachawit

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A language of Algeria

Alternate Names
Chaouia, Chawi, Shawia, Shawiya, Tacawit
Population

1,400,000 (1993).

Location

Aurès mountains, south and southeast of Grand Kabylie.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Language Use

A widely used Berber language.

Language Development
Bible portions: 1950.
Writing
Arabic script, widely used. Latin script, minor but increasing usage. Tifinagh (Berber) script.
Other Comments

Muslim.