Tuareg definition

twärĕg
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A member of a traditionally Muslim, Berber-speaking people inhabiting the western and central Sahara and western Sahel of northwest Africa.
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A member of a Berber people of the W and central Sahara.
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The variety of Berber spoken by this people.
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A traditionally nomadic Berber people of the Sahara.
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Any of various Berber languages spoken by the Tuareg people.
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A member of the Tuareg people.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of tuareg - tamajaq

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
tuareg
Plural:
tuaregs

Origin of tuareg

  • Arabic ṭawāriq

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Arabic الطوارق (al-Tawaariq, “the Tuareg"), from طارقة (Taariqa, “calamity"), from طرق (Táraqa, “to knock").

    From Wiktionary