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Kabyle
Aboot this soond Taqbaylit 
Spoken natively in Algerie; immigrant communities
in Fraunce, Belgium,
Canadae an elsewhaur
Region Kabylie (Provinces
o Algiers, Béjaïa, BBA,
Bouira, Boumerdes,
Sétif, Tizi Ouzou,
an pairts o Jijel)
Ethnicity Kabyle fowk
Native speakers 5 million in Algerie  (2012)[1]
Hauf a million elsewhaur
Leid faimlie
Writin seestem Berber Laitin alphabet
Leid codes
ISO 639-2 kab
ISO 639-3 kab
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Kabyle /kəˈbl/ or Kabylian /kəˈbliən/ (native names: Taqbaylit, Template:IPA-tam, Tamaziɣt Taqbaylit, or Tazwawt) is a variety o the Berber leid spoken bi the Kabyle fowk in the north an northeast o Algerie. It is spoken primarily in Kabylie, east o Algiers, an in the caipital Algiers, but an aa bi various groups near Blida, such as the Beni Salah an Beni Bou Yaqob(extinct?). Estimates aboot the nummer o speakers range frae 5 million tae aboot 7 million speakers (INALCO) warldwide, the majority in Algerie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Kabyle at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)