Algerian Arabic (Dziri / Jza'iri دزيري / جزائري)

Algerian Arabic is a variety of Maghrebi Arabic spoken in Algeria by about 20 million people. It is mainly used as spoken language in homes and between friends, and also in songs, and is rarely written down. Algerian Arabic has a Berber substrate and many loan words from French, Spanish and Turkish.

Algerian Arabic pronunciation


Algerian Arabic consonants


Algerian Arabic vowels

Information about Algerian Arabic pronunciation compiled by Wolfram Siegel

Sample videos in Algerian Arabic


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Varieties of Arabic

Algerian, Cypriot, Egyptian, Hassaniya, Lebanese, Modern Standard, Moroccan, Syrian, Tunisian

Semitic languages

Akkadian, Amharic, Arabic (Algerian), Arabic (Egyptian), Arabic (Hassaniya), Arabic (Lebanese), Arabic (Modern Standard), Arabic (Moroccan), Arabic (Syrian), Aramaic, Argobba, Assyrian / Neo-Assyrian, Canaanite, Chaha, Chaldean Neo-Aramaic, Ge'ez, Hadhramautic, Harari, Hebrew, Himyaritic, Jewish Neo-Aramaic, Maltese, Mandaic, Nabataean, Neo-Mandaic, Phoenician, Punic, Qatabanic, Sabaean, Sabaic, Silt'e, Syriac, Tigre, Tigrinya, Turoyo, Ugaritic, Western Neo-Aramaic

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