Note that, on the other hand, Bernard & Moussard (1924), p.278, says that (FR) "Le parler des Ketama et des Sanhadja de Srair se rattache a la tamazirt du Moyen Atlas" (translation: The language of the Ketama and the Sanhadja of Srair (i.e., the tribes) is related to the Middle Atlas Tamazirt).
The Riffian or Riffian Berber (Tarifit: Tmaziɣt or Tarifit; external name: Tarifit) is a Moroccan Zenati Berber language.It is spoken natively by some 6 to 7 million Riffians of Morocco and Algeria, primarily in the Rif provinces of Al Hoceima, Nador, Driouch, Berkane and as a minority language in Tangier, Oujda, Tetouan and Larache, and in Melilla, in Spain.
Senhaja de Srair, or Senhaya, is a NorthernBerber languagespoken in the southern area of the MoroccanRifby the Senhaja. The language is very similar to that of the Atlas languages, but is greatly influenced by the neighboring Riff language.
Senhaja de Srair (8489-sjs) = Vulnerable (60 percent certain, based on the evidence available) Glottocode: senh1238 ISO 639-3: sjs
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The language of the Senhaja de Srair is a Northern Berber language spoken in the southern part of the Moroccan Rif. It is most closely related to the Atlas...
Riffians have experienced numerous wars over their history. Some of their cultural traditions reflects and remembers this history, such as the singing and dancing of Ayara Liyara, Ayara Labuya, which literally means "Oh Lady oh Lady, oh Lady Buya" and is accompanied by izran (couplets) and addjun (tambourine tapping).
The Interrelations of Syntax, Narrative Structure, and Prosody in a Berber Language (Studies in Linguistics and Semiotics, V. 8). Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2000. (ISBN 0-7734-7740-3) Renisio, A. 1932. Etude sur les dialectes berbères des Beni Iznassen, du Rif et des Senhaja de Sraïr. París: Leroux.
The Interrelations of Syntax, Narrative Structure, and Prosody in a Berber Language (Studies in Linguistics and Semiotics, V. 8). Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press. (ISBN 0-7734-7740-3) Renisio, A. 1932. Etude sur les dialectes berbères des Beni Iznassen, du Rif et des Senhaja de Sraïr. Paris: Leroux.