Zuwara Berber (Maziɣ / ⵎⴰⵣⵉⵗ)

Zuwara Berber is a member of the East Zenati branch of the Northern Berber languages. It is spoken in the city of Zuwara in the Tripoloitania region of northwestern Libya. In Ethnologue it is classified as a dialect of Nafusi (Shilha), an East Zenati language spoken in Libya and Tunisia by about 278,000 people (in 2016).

Zuwara Berber is also known as Zuara Zouara, Zuraa, Zuwarah or Zwara. Its speakers call it Mázigh (Maziɣ / ⵎⴰⵣⵉⵗ) or Twillult (ⵝⵡⵉⵍⵍⵓⵍⵝ) by its speakers.

Zuwara Berber can be written with the Arabic, Latin or Tifinagh scripts.

Latin alphabet for Zuwara Berber

Latin alphabet for Zuwara Berber

Download an alphabet chart for Zuwara Berber (Excel)

Sample video in Zuwara Berber


Information about the Zuwara Berber language

Berber languages

Ancient Berber, Ghadamès, Ghomara, Guanche, Kabyle, Riffian, Shilha (Tashelhit), Shawiya, Shenwa, Siwi, Tamahaq, Tamasheq, Tamazight, Tawallammat Tamajaq, Tayart Tamajeq, Zenaga, Zuwara Berber

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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