The Ghomara language is a Northern Berber language spoken in Morocco.It is the mother tongue of the Ghomara Berbers, who total around 10,000 people.Ghomara Berber is spoken on the western edge of the Rif, among the Beni Bu Zra and Beni Mansur tribes of the Ghomara confederacy.
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Although elderly Ghomara teach children how to speak Ghomara...
Like Arabic, Ghomara and the other Berber dialects have...
For nouns in Ghomara Berber, there are several common...
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The language of the Ghomara peopleis a Northern Berber languagespoken by approximately 10,000 people in Morocco near Tetouanand Chaouen. [Hannouche]Ghomara Berber is spoken on the western edge of the Rifin Morocco.
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Originally, Ghomaras are a Berber tribal group belonging to the Masmuda confederacy. While most have shifted to speaking Arabic, a minority continue to speak the Berber Ghomara language.
Arabic, along with Berber, is one of Morocco's two official languages, although it is the Moroccan dialect of Arabic, namely Darija, meaning "everyday/colloquial language"; that is spoken or understood, frequently as a second language, by the majority of the population (about 85% of the total population).
Berber is a branch of the Afroasiatic language family. Since modern Berber languages are relatively homogeneous, the date of the Proto-Berber language from which the modern group is derived was probably comparatively recent, comparable to the age of the Germanic or Romance subfamilies.
While most have shifted to speaking Arabic, a minority continue to speak the Berber Ghomara language. Ghomaras - Wikipedia Other Berber languages are spoken in Morocco, as the Senhaja de Srair and the Ghomara dialects in the Rif mountains, the Figuig Shilha (not to be confused with Atlas Shilha) and Eastern Zenati in eastern Morocco, and ...
Ghomara language The language of the Ghomara is a Northern Berber language spoken by at least 10,000 people in Morocco near Tetouan and Chaouen. While included in the Zenati subgroup by some sources (such as the Ethnologue), it is probably more closely related to southern Moroccan languages, such as Central Atlas Tamazight and Shilha.
The languages spoken depend on the region, with many Riffians who speak a Berber language also speaking Arabic or Spanish. Nineteen groups or social units of Riffians are known: 5 in the west along the Mediterranean coast which speak Arabic, 7 in the centre of which one speaks mainly Arabic and rest Riff language, 5 in the east and 2 in the ...