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Zi Arif: An open source dictionary project

Posted by on May 19, 2019 in Amazruy | 0 comments

Zi Arif: An open source dictionary project

Today the new open source dictionary project (zi Arif) to save the endangered native Riffian language will be launched! Tarifit is the original native spoken language in the Rif region in current northern Morocco and as a Zenatic Tamazight dialect is at least two thousand years old. Until this day the language knows no strong written structuration as the political and ideological will is lacking in Morocco to develop and preserve the language. The Tamazight dialect spoken by roughly 3 million Riffians in the Rif and another 2 million in the...

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Neč mara ttuɣ

Posted by on May 19, 2019 in Taqassist | 0 comments

Neč mara ttuɣ

Notes for reading:x = kh  ḏ = dh as in aḏrar/iḏwa ɣ = gh as in tamaziɣtṯ = th as in ṯiṭawin  č = ch Traduction:ttuɣ = forgot; adellis = bookzuttu= hair; ayer = seatesfay/isfi = flood; buḥber = soultɣemmar = corners; yugniw = mute *** Neč mara ttuɣAḏ yenhem wajjaj aḏ yaḥerAk yirar n usemiḍZuttu ynu aḏ yenufser *** Neč mara ttuɣAyer aḏ ičdeḥ s tesfayS wertax aḏ yenehwer *** Neč mara ttuɣAḏ yeswed wassamI rxezrat inu aḏ ikeḥḥer *** Neč mara ttuɣZeama idar ayi cekDi tičri n tsurifin ɣar buḥber *** Neč mara ttuɣAḏ ndefseɣ d...

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aɣyur ḏ učen – donkey and wolf

Posted by on May 16, 2019 in Tanfust | 0 comments

aɣyur ḏ učen – donkey and wolf

Notes for reading:x = kh  ḏ = dh as in aḏrar/iḏwa ɣ = gh as in tamaziɣtṯ = th as in ṯiṭawin  č = ch Traduction:aɣyur = donkey ; učen = wolfičawaran = the reapers ; azumar = olive Treeiḥeǧu = drank ; soganfi = Healingčemṯex = Trick ; iṯyučan = stealifri = cave ; uɛmud = hit Dg ijan wass g nabḏo ičawaran ira ssarwaten gu ndrar. raɣand i w aɣyur i tuɣa yazran sadu azumar nanas “raḥ awyaneɣd amečri”. aɣyur ikkar issur ibad iraḥ ɣar taddart, iksid aɣrum d uɣi. rami dyaḏwar imerqa ag Učen gu briḏ....

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Yemma Inu

Posted by on May 8, 2019 in Taqassist | 0 comments

Yemma Inu

Notes for reading:x = kh  ḏ = dh as in aḏrar/iḏwa ɣ = gh as in tamaziɣtṯ = th as in ṯiṭawin  č = ch Traduction:amari = rushing ; ussan = daysanuri = a curse ; axxam = roomtɣuyit = yelling ; asseɣdi = silenceayezzum = deep wound ; asɣun = rope *** i čem yuyaren ṯmared d amari ṯendared tudarta war d as tarrid mezritejjid ussan inu ad ddoren ḏ anuritejjid axxam nnem aḏ isseghmi ariri *** i čem ixesyen jar tɣuyyi d usseɣditejjid asɣuna ḏ azyen n umuḏitejjid tarwa nnem tefruyun am yejḏitezzudjid rami tuyured war day trijid ra ḏ...

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ṯbaɣra ḏ učen – crow and wolf

Posted by on May 5, 2019 in Tanfust | 0 comments

ṯbaɣra ḏ učen – crow and wolf

Notes for reading:x = kh  ǧ = dg as in idǧuz ḏ = dh as in aḏrar/iḏwa ɣ = gh as in tamaziɣtṯ = th as in ṯiṭawin  č = ch Traduction:aɣyur = donkey ; učen = wolfass = day ; yarziz = wild rabbitinsi = hedgehog ; ajḍiḍ = a bird asklu = tree ; itwassig = shine azri = appearance ; ttidt = truthičḍa = smart ; ṯiɣit= knowledge Dg ijan wass zič, tuɣa ijan wučen idǧuz iggur x tma n wbrid n tagant, yarzzu min ɣa yač war yufi ča. Izriṯ uyarziz isur ibad di rmageḥ nes, izrit yinsi isur ikmummc idwl d tčamma n isnnann. inna wučen...

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Arrif d Tayri n W-ur Inu

Posted by on May 5, 2019 in Taqassist | 0 comments

Arrif d Tayri n W-ur Inu

Notes for reading:x = kh  ḏ = dh as in aḏrar/iḏwa ɣ = gh as in tamaziɣtṯ = th as in ṯiṬawin  č = ch Traduction:tafsut = spring ; ṯayri = loveizuran = root ; xarseɣ = thinksraweɣ = withered ; aɣiɣ = burn tabrat = message ; urur = reborn ***—–*** Arrif yasa ḏiha x-ujemma ḏ-in itsajjad xaneɣ, ibriɣen d tibriɣin ɣari tifridjas jar ṯiṬawin ma iḏwa netta nix neḏwa neččin ? teɣmid tanewwačt ag ṯfučt id-yurinyused netta nix d-tafsut id-yusin ?   *** Arrif war idji ɣa D-iḏurar Arrif war idji ɣa...

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Beautiful Amazigh Girl’s Names – TIWETHMIN

Posted by on Apr 25, 2019 in Tannumt | 0 comments

Beautiful Amazigh Girl’s Names – TIWETHMIN

Anya: The silent music Arenas: The name of a beautiful rose called “Léo Ferré” Basil:  Traditional Name Celine: White grapes, a name of the wife of King Amazigh Yuba II Dassin:  A famous poet of the Tuareg. Guraya:  Name of a saint in Kabylia, the singers sang many Kabylia Hennu:  Traditional Name Herru:   Idaw traditional name for the Tanana (Morocco) Ighudan: Beatiful Ijja:  Traditional Name Ijju:  Traditional Name Illi:  My daughter Inas: Say good...

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Amazigh Boys Names -IWETHMAN

Posted by on Apr 23, 2019 in Tannumt | 0 comments

Amazigh Boys Names -IWETHMAN

Aderfi:  The released Afalkay:  The beautiful Afaw:  The bright Afer: The African Afra:  Peace Afulay:  Apuleius, Berber writer (died 180). Author of a book in Latin entitled “Golden Donkey” Agafay: Locality. Morocco’s southern region known for its beautiful women. Agerzam:  The cheetah Aghbalu:  The source Aghilas:  The leopard, panther Agizul:  The brave Agwectim  Extracted from a place name Agwilal: It is used in...

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Mera Taxsadayi Awid Xafi Izran

Posted by on Apr 24, 2019 in Taqassist | 0 comments

Mera Taxsadayi Awid Xafi Izran

Notes for reading:x = kh  ḏ = dh as in aḏrar/iḏwa ɣ = gh as in tamaziɣtṯ = th as in ṯiṭawin  č = ch Traduction:texsaḏayi = you love me ; izran = sung iṯran = stars; ur ino = my hearttaqassist = poem ; urjiɣ = dream afar = leaves ; waddareɣ = lost *** mara texseḏayi awid xafi yizran učayid ur nneč an waddar jar yiṯran sqaḏayi γa ṯmura x reεwin sremeḏayi a ḏurjiγ wa qqineγ ṯiṭawin *** ṯaziri texsayi iṯran d uran inu rami ḏayi tennid čem tudart inu ur nneč rami yendu ur inu itsrayas ṯifssuyin ussintid abεa iman deg usuggas...

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