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 Articles||Tamazight Articles|
|the||there are no definite articles in tamazight|
|the books||kran lktouba|
|a book||yan lktaab|
|one book||yan lktaab|
|some books||mnnaw lktouba|
|few books||yan mnnaw lktouba|
As you can see from the example above, the structure of the Articles in Tamazight has a logical pattern. Locate the Articles above and see how it works with the rest of the sentence in Berber.
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 Vocabulary||Tamazight Vocabulary|
|oven||tafarnout (wood burning oven) afrran (oven)|
Definite and Indefinite Articles have a very important role in Tamazight, therefore they need very special attention. 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.