Tamazight Articles

If you're trying to learn Tamazight Articles which is also called Berber, check our courses about Definite and Indefinite Articles... to help you with your Tamazight 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 Tamazight. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Tamazight Articles

Learning the Tamazight Articles 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 Tamazight language. But first we need to know what the role of Articles is in the structure of the grammar in Tamazight.

Tamazight articles are words that combine with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Generally articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun. Examples are "the, a, and an". Here are some examples:

English ArticlesTamazight Articles
articles
thethere are no definite articles in tamazight
ayan
oneyan
somemnnaw
the booklktaab
the bookskran lktouba
a bookyan lktaab
one bookyan lktaab
some booksmnnaw lktouba
few booksyan mnnaw lktouba

Notice the structure of the Articles in Tamazight.

List of Articles in Tamazight

Below is a list of vocabulary where you can use the Definite and Indefinite Articles in Tamazight. Try to practice but also memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Tamazight vocabulary.

English VocabularyTamazight Vocabulary
Food
breadaghroum
breakfastlfdour
buttertoudit
candyl7lwa
cheeselfrmaj
chickenafoullous ifoullousn(plur)
dessertdisir
dinnerimnsi
fishaslm islman(plur)
fruitlfakit
lambtifyya nizimr
lemonlhamd
lunchimekli
mealtirmt
meattifya
oventafarnout (wood burning oven) afrran (oven)
peppertififlt ihrran
saladchlada
salttisnt
soupazkkif
sugarskkar
turkeybibi
appletatffaht
bananatalbanant
orangestallimount
peachestalkhoukht
grapesadiil
vegetableslkhdart
carrotkhizzou
cornisengarn
cucumberlkhyar
garlictiskert
lettucelkhs
oliveszitoun
onionsazalim
pepperstififlt ihrran
potatoesbatata
pumpkintakhsayt
beansibawn
tomatoesamatach

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


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