The Linguasphere Register

of the world’s languages and speech communities

The linguascale

Change sector or zone

Geosector 0= AFRICA

Phylosector 1= AFRO-ASIAN

Geosector 2= AUSTRALASIA

Phylosector 3= AUSTRONESIAN

Geosector 4= EURASIA

Phylosector 5= INDO-EUROPEAN

Geosector 6= NORTH-AMERICA

Phylosector 7= SINO-INDIAN

Geosector 8= SOUTH-AMERICA

Phylosector 9= TRANSAFRICAN



"Tamazic", "Berber" or Tamasheq+Qabaylith set of languages; part of "Afro-Asiatic" or "Hamito-Semitic" inter-continental affinity.

Comprising 1 set of languages (= 4 outer languages) spoken by communities in the highlands, oases and urban areas of Northern Africa.

Forms of the extended cover-name tamazigh or "wider" tamazight are here prefered to the exonym ’berber’.

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