Tagargrent Language

Tagargrent also known as Ouargla or Ouargli or Wargla or Təggəngusit or Twargrit is a severely endangered language spoken in oases region of Ouargla (Wargrən) and N'Goussa (Ingusa) in Algeria. by the Ouargla people.

It belongs to the Berber group of languages which also includes Nafusi language.

Tagargrent language has approximately 23,000 native speakers.

The language has 4 dialects; Tariyit, Quedghir, Təggəngusit and Təggargrənt).

Teggargrent, also known as Ouargli or Teggargrent, is a Zenati Berber dialect that is spoken in the Algerian oases of Ouargla  and N'Goussa . By 2020 It had an estimated population of about 20,000 speakers ,a gradual decline from previous decades.

The dialects of N'Goussa (Tggngusit) and Ouargla (Tggargrnt) diverge, and within Ouargla oases region, the three tribes of At-Brahim, At-Sisin, and At-Waggin(communities forming Ouargla) have some minor variations as well.

Teggargrent speakers consider the variations of Ouargla, N'Goussa, Temacine, and Tumzabt (and maybe additional Zenati variants) to be dialects of a single language that they refer to as twargrit.

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