Tawellemmet language

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Tawellemmet
Tawəlləmmət
Native toMali, Niger, Nigeria
RegionSahara
Native speakers
801,000 (1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ttq
Glottologtawa1286[2]
Tawellemmet.svg
Location of Tawellemmet

Tawellemmet (Tawəlləmmət) is the largest of the Tuareg languages in the Berber branch of the Afroasiatic family. It is usually one of two languages classed within a language called Tamajaq, the other language being Aïr Tamajeq. Tawellemmet is the language of the Iwellemmeden Tuareg. It is spoken in Mali, Niger and parts of northern Nigeria by approximately 801,000 people.[3]

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  1. ^ Tawellemmet at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Tawallammat Tamajaq". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ "Tamajaq, Tawallammat". Ethnologue. Retrieved 9 February 2019.