Yusuf ag Herrel

Facilitation of Tamajaq (ttq) Language Use

At Tamajaq.com one of our main goals is the facilitation and promotion of print and online use of the Tamajaq (ttq) language. Currently Tamajaq language users find many limitations when trying to use the Tamajaq language online. 1) No substantial online dictionaries exist, neither a pure Tamajaq dictionary nor any significant bi-lingual dictionaries. This problem …

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Akatab Font Review

The Akatab font is a TrueType font with Graphite and OpenType features (SmartFont) to generate the glyphs that either supplement or differ from the characters in the Tifinagh Unicode block. This font appears to have been created primarily for typing in the Shifinagh of the Tamahaq (thv) language, though its description says it is also …

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Tamajaq Keyboards

We are developing Keyman keyboards that should make it much easier to type in Tawallammat Tamajaq. The goal is to have keyboards that will work any platform (Windows, Mac, Linux, and Mobile Devices). The first keyboard we are working on is a keyboard for typing in the Shifinagh used to write the Tawallammat language of …

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Shifinagh Characters

In the Tawallammat Tamajaq language (ttq) the word šifinaɣ generally refers to the Tamajaq script. It is the writing system for the Tamajaq alphabet, punctuation markers, spacing conventions, and various typographical ligatures (combined letters). The Tamajaq word šifinaɣ is transliterated into English as Shifinagh.