Tamazight Negation

If you're trying to learn Tamazight Negation which is also called Berber, check our courses about Negation and negative expressions... 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 Negation

Learning the Tamazight Negation 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 Negation is in the structure of the grammar in Tamazight.

Tamazight negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). Here are some examples:

English NegationTamazight Negation
Negation
he is not hereourilla ghid
that is not my bookourd lktab niw aynna
do not enteraddour tekchemt

Notice the structure of the Negation in Tamazight.

List of Negation in Tamazight

Below is a list of the Negation and negative expressions in Tamazight placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Tamazight vocabulary.

English NegationTamazight Negation
I don't speakourar sawal7
I don't writeourar ttara7
I don't driveourar ttsoug7
I don't loveourar ttiri7
I don't giveourar akka7
I don't takeourar ttasi7
he doesn't speakourar isawal
he doesn't writeourar ittara
he doesn't driveourar ittsoug
he doesn't loveourar ittiri
he doesn't giveourar yakka
he doesn't takeourar ittasi
we don't speakourar nsawal
we don't writeourar nttara
we don't driveourar nttsoug
we don't loveourar nttiri
we don't giveourar nakka
we don't takeourar nttasi

Negation and negative expressions have a very important role in Tamazight. Once you're done with the Berber Negation, 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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