Berber Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Berber Prepositions you will find some useful resources including a course about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... to help you with your Berber grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Berber. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Berber Prepositions

Learning the Berber Prepositions is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Berber language. But first we need to know what the role of Prepositions is in the structure of the grammar in Berber.

Berber prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsBerber Prepositions
Prepositionsحروف الجر
inside the houseitittarte - داخل المنزل
outside the carbarra natomobil - خارج السيارة
with meaghtnatshe - معي
without himbla natta - بدونه
under the tableswattaye nattablate - تحت الطاولة
after tomorrowayatsha - بعد غد
before sunsetقبل الغروب
but I'm busyولكن أنا مشغول

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Berber.

List of Prepositions in Berber

Below is a list of the Time place and demonstrative pronouns in Berber placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Berber vocabulary.

English PrepositionsBerber Prepositions
aboutsis - حول
abovesoujanna - فوق
acrosssas - عبر
afteral - بعد
againstda - ضد
amongawyane - بين
aroundsis - حول
asammane - كما
ati - في
beforedaffare - قبل
behinddaffare - وراء
belowswattaye n - أقل من
beneathswattaye - تحت
besidesydisse - بجانب
betweenbine - بين
beyonddaffare - وراء
butnikhe - لكن
bysi daffare - من قبل
despitesbassife - على الرغم من
downswattaye - أسفل
duringbine - خلال
exceptal - إلا
foral - إلى
fromsi - من
ini - في
insideijaj - داخل
intoal - إلى
nearidisse - قرب
nextillane dafrasse - التالي
ofsi - من
oni - في
oppositeidrane - معاكس
outsbarra - خارج
outsidesbarra - خارج
overo - خلال
perichradidjane - لكل
plusizaide - زائد
roundtourny - جولة
sincesi - منذ
thansi - من
throughsi nasse - من خلال
tillalmy - حتى
toalmy - إلى
towardl - نحو
underswattaye - تحت
unlikesi quidrane - على عكس
untilal - حتى
upsoujanna - فوق
vias' - بواسطة
withagde - مع
withinijaje - ضمن
withoutbla - بدون
two wordssante nwawale - كلمتين
according toslahssabe nasse - بحسب
because ofsisashe - بسبب
close toikidisse n' - قريبة من
due tosizashe - بسبب
except forkasse zisse - باستثناء
far fromibaade - بعيد عن
inside ofijaje - داخل
instead ofبدلا من
near toswattawe n' - بالقرب من
next todaye da - قرب
outside ofsbarra - خارج
prior tokbal - قبل
three wordsثلاث كلمات
as far asslkdar n' - بقدر ما
as well asishnou - وكذلك
in addition tozaydasse - بالإضافة إلى
in front ofzzasse - أمام
in spite ofsbassife khfasse - على الرغم من
on behalf ofsa smayate - باسم
on top ofsoujanna - فوق
demonstrative pronounsبرهانية حروف الجر
thisayane - هذا
thatad - أن
theseitnine - هؤلاء
thoseintnine - هؤلاء

Time place and demonstrative pronouns have a very important role in Berber. Once you're done with the Tamazight Prepositions, you might want to check the rest of our Berber lessons here: Learn Berber. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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