Tamazight Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Tamazight Prepositions which is also called Berber, check our courses about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... 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 Prepositions

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

Tamazight 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 PrepositionsTamazight Prepositions
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

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Tamazight.

List of Prepositions in Tamazight

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

English PrepositionsTamazight Prepositions
aboveiggi
afterkodnna
amonggraatsn
behindtigherdin
besidetamaans
betweengraatsn
butmich
downizdaar
inagens
insideagens
neartamaans
ofwin
oniggi
sinceachkou
toar
towards
underddo
untilar
upiggi
withd
because ofachkou
far fromyaggougn 7
inside ofagens n
instead of7lblast n
near toiqqerrb i
outside ofberra n
demonstrative pronouns
thisghghad (m) khttad (f)
thatghghaan (m) khttaan (f)
theseghghid (m) khttid (f)
thoseghghiin (m) khttiin(f)

Time place and demonstrative pronouns have a very important role in Tamazight. Once you're done with the Berber Prepositions, 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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