Standard Moroccan Berber

Standard Moroccan Amazigh
Standard Moroccan Tamazight
ⵜⴰⵎⴰⵣⵉⵖⵜ ⵜⴰⵏⴰⵡⴰⵢⵜ tamaziɣt tanawayt
Native to Morocco
Native speakers
  • Berber
    • Standard Moroccan Amazigh
Neo-Tifinagh, Berber Latin alphabet
Official status
Official language in
Regulated by Royal Institute of Amazigh Culture
Language codes
ISO 639-3 zgh
Glottolog None
Person Amaziɣ (male)
Tamaziɣt (female)
People Imaziɣn (male or mixed gender)
Timaziɣin (female)
Language Tamaziɣt

Standard Moroccan Berber (Amazigh or Tamazight) is the standardized national variety of Berber spoken in Morocco. It was established in accordance with Article 5 of the 2011 amendments to the Moroccan Constitution.[1]

See also


  1. "La Constitution - Promulgation" (PDF). Bulletin Officiel (in French): 1901–1928. 2011-07-30. ISSN 0851-1217. OCLC 693771745. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2013-11-02. Il est créé un Conseil national des langues de la culture marocaine, chargé notamment de la protection et du dévelopment des langues arabe et amazighe et des diverses expressions culturelles marocaines, qui constituent un patrimoine authentique et une source d'inspiration contemporaine.[... ] A National Council of languages of Moroccan culture is created, responsible primarily for the protection and development of Arabic and Amazigh languages and diverse Moroccan cultural expressions, which are an authentic heritage and a source of contemporary inspiration.

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