Tawellemmet language

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Native to Mali, Niger, Nigeria
Region Sahara
Native speakers
(640,000 cited 1991–1998)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 ttq
Glottolog tawa1286[2]

The Tawellemmet (Tawəlləmmət) language is a member of the Tuareg branch of the Berber languages, usually classed within Tamajeq. It is the language of the Iwellemmeden Tuareg peoples, spoken in Mali, Niger, and parts of northern Nigeria by approximately 670,000 people.

See also[edit]

List of African languages


  1. ^ Tawellemmet at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Tawallammat Tamajaq". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.