Tachelhit language

Berber language

Tachelhit is a Berber language (Tachelhit: Taclḥit - ⵜⴰⵛⵍⵃⵉⵜ - تشلحيت) spoken by the Shilha people. There are 7,823,000 speakers worldwide, the majority in Morocco, where there are more 7,000,000 speakers.

Tachelhit - Tasusit
Taclḥit - ⵜⴰⵛⵍⵃⵉⵜ - تشلحيت
Native toMorocco; immigrant communities in France, Belgium, Canada and elsewhere
RegionAnti-Atlas, Souss, Draa, Ihahan, western part of High Atlas
EthnicityIclḥiyn - Isusiyn
Native speakers
7 to 8 millions worldwide.[1]
Berber Latin alphabet, Berber Arabic alphabet, Tifinagh
Language codes
ISO 639-2shi
ISO 639-3shi
Tachelhit-speaking areas
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  1. https://www.ethnologue.com/language/shi