Tamazight Phrases

If you're trying to learn Tamazight Phrases which is also called Berber, check our courses about phrases and daily 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 Phrases

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

Tamazight phrases are a group of words functioning as a single unit in the syntax of a sentence. Here are some examples:

English PhrasesTamazight Phrases
Phrases
helloazoul
byeakki3awn rbbi
sorrysaam7i

Notice the structure of the Phrases in Tamazight.

List of Phrases in Tamazight

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

English PhrasesTamazight Phrases
I speakarsawalh
you speakarsawalt
he speaksarisawal
she speaksartsawal
we speakarnsawal
they speakarsawaln
give mefki
give youadak fk7
give himadas fk7
give heradas fk7
give usada7 fk7
give themadasn fk7
my booklktab niw
your booklkktab nk
his booklktab ns
her booklktab ns
our booklktab n7
their booklktab nsn
Plural
my bookyan lktab
my bookslktouba
our daughterillitn7 - tafrought n7
our daughtersissti7 - tiferrkhin n7
I'm coldyaghi asmmid
we're coldyagha7 ousmmid
his chickensifoullousn ns
their chickenafoullous n7
he is happyifaaar7
she is happytfaaar7
he is Americaniga amirikaniy
she is Americantga tamirikaniyt
I can accept thatorimkn adqqbl7 mayan
she added ithan tzoydstn khtnna
they advised himhan nas7ant
I can agree with thatimkn adqqbel7 mayna
I can apologizeisimkn ad dalb7 lmosami7a
she appears todayrad tbiyn ghassad
I can arrive tomorrowrad qqoddo7 an lkm7 azkka
she can ask himratqqoddo at tsaqqsa
we attack themnhjemn fllasn
I can bake itrad qqoddo7 attssnou7
she is like himkhttnna terwaast
we beat itnchaas takourayt
I can begin thatrad qqoddo7 ad bdou7 mayan
we borrowed moneynerdeld kran takka
I can bring itrad qqoddo7 azd awi7
I can build thatrad qqoddo7 ast bno7
she buys foodartssagh oudchan
they carry itousint
they don't cheatorartghachachn
she chooses himnttat atisougln
we close itnqqent
he comes hereyouchkad s ghid
they continued readingkemeln tighri
I can decide nowrad qrrir7 ghilad
we disagree about itourdnttouchka 7 mayad
they disappeared quicklylaa7t s yan ddour
she dislikes thatoute7ml maayna
we do itartensakaar
they dream about itwwargaan sers
I earnedsmoun7
he eats a lotar baahra ichtta
they entered herekchemnd s ghid
we fled from therenrourd ghghinna
they will fly tomorrowrad ssoudoun tyyara azkka
I can follow youhayyi tab3aa7k
she forgot met'ttoooyi
we forgive himnsaaam7ak
I can give her thatrad qqoddo7 adasfk7 mayan
she goes thereartzzigiz ghin
we greeted themnssallamn fllasn
I hate thatour7mil7 maynna
I can hear itaras seflid7
we invited themneghraasn ad daren7 achkin
I know himssen7t
we leave nowranddou ghilad
they lied about himskherdn flla7
I can listen to thatimkn asflid7 imayan
she lost thattjla mayan
we made it yesterdayneskert idgam
they met himnmaggarn dids
I always prayarbedda tzalla7
I can put it thereimkn astin sers7 ghin
she will read itras t'tgher
they refuse to talkorran adsaawln
I remember thatkti7d mayan
she repeats thatartt3awwad mayan
we see itarten zzra
they sell itart zzenzan
I sent that yesterdayssafd7en mayan idgam
he shaved his beardikkis tamart
we will sing itrasten ttirir
they sat thereskkousn ghin
I can speak itrad qqoddo7 astsawal7
she spends moneyartsekhsar takka
she took thattousi mayan
we teach itartenssaqqra
they told usnnana7
she threw ittlou7tn
they want thatraan mayan
I can wear itrastles7
she writes thattaara mayan
we talk about itarfllas nsawal
they have itttafnt
I watched itzrii7t
I will talk about itrafllas saawl7
he bought that yesterdayisghaad mayan idgam
we finished itnekammalt
Prepositions
inside the houseagens n tigmmi
outside the carberra n ttamoubil
with meilla didye
without himblaanns
under the tableddo tblaa
after tomorrownafaazn
before sunsetqbl tiwwoudch
but I'm busymich han oursaalaa7

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