Iznasen Berber

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Aït Iznasen / Beni-Snassen
Aït Iznasen - Beni Snassen.png
Native toMorocco
Regionextreme northeast
Native speakers
100,000 (2013)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3

Iznasen or Beni-Snassen dialect is a Berber language, one of the Zenati languages. It is spoken in the extreme northeast of Morocco, in a speech area near that of Riffian language and the Berber languages of western Algeria. The capital of Moroccans Iznasen tribes is the city Berkane.


  1. ^ Maarten Kossmann (2013) The Arabic Influence on Northern Berber
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Beni Iznassen". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.