Latest Berber languages Stories

2006-08-22 07:29:58

By Lamine Chikhi ALGIERS (Reuters) - As an Arabic speaker, Syrian businessman Ziad Karam thought he'd feel at home in Algeria. How wrong he turned out to be. "I need language training to understand my Algerian brothers!" Karam, 42, told Reuters.

2006-01-03 20:15:00

By Charles Dick TIOUT, Morocco (Reuters) - Tree-climbing goats, a centuries-old Berber tradition and an evergreen tree combine to produce Morocco's argan oil, prized by locals and enthusiasts abroad for its culinary and cosmetic qualities.

2005-10-08 20:51:18

By Emma Ross-Thomas MELILLA, Spain (Reuters) - It's Ramadan in Spain's North African enclave of Melilla and as tempers fray, a group of shopkeepers argue about how Spanish they are. "I am a Spanish Berber," one fasting shopkeeper shouts in Spanish, repeating it in the Berber language Tamazight.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.