Tawellemmet language

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.[2]

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

See also


  1. Tawellemmet at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. "Tamajaq, Tawallammat". Ethnologue. Retrieved 9 February 2019.

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