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KabyleVocabulary0 to A1 Course → Travel essentials

In this lesson, you will learn essential travel vocabulary in Kabyle, such as luggage, passport, and directions. Whether you're planning to visit Kabylia or simply wish to expand your Kabyle vocabulary, this lesson will provide you with the necessary vocabulary and cultural insights.

Finish this lesson and explore these related pages: Fruits & Days of the Week.

Luggage[edit | edit source]

When traveling, it is important to know how to talk about your luggage. Here are some useful words and phrases:

Kabyle Pronunciation English
itabiren ee-ta-beer-en suitcase
aghbalu ah-gha-blu backpack
tagmat taa-mat bag
tallat taa-lat carry-on bag
tafellaɛt taa-fell-aat luggage

And here are some phrases you might find useful:

  • Asmekti tezdchedh-as: Can you check my luggage?
  • Italant-a: Check it in.
  • Achkir tallat-a: My carry-on bag.
  • Taṭṭa-nett ida: I lost my luggage.
  • Yak ad talleɣ: Come help me carry it.
  • At tzemrem: I'm packing.

Passport[edit | edit source]

Your passport is your most important travel document. Here are some words and phrases to help you talk about it:

Kabyle Pronunciation English
passport pass-port passport
ḥrik hrik visa
tikect-aḍar ti-kec-ta-dar boarding pass
imyura ee-myoo-ra border
asqamu as-qa-moo customs

And here are some phrases you might find useful:

  • Taberdit-aḍar akken: Boarding pass please.
  • Ad tḥicem: Let me in.
  • Ay idraren ad ttlugh: Which forms to fill out?
  • Ttxil-kem: Show me your documents.

Directions[edit | edit source]

Getting around in a new place can be challenging. Here are some words and phrases to help you ask for directions:

Kabyle Pronunciation English
aman aa-man where
azzayri azz-ay-ree Algeria
ttḥil tt-hil left
yiger yee-ger right
tawil taw-eel straight
afus aa-foos bus
afer aa-fer train
atfella at-fel-la airport

And here are some phrases you might find useful:

  • Aman akked: Where is...
  • Ttnadi-d: Wait for me.
  • Tettyenniḍ-ik: I'll show you.
  • Ttwalin: Go straight ahead.
  • Ttḥilen: Turn left.
  • Iger-as: Turn right.
  • Afus ad d-tulla: The bus is coming.

Cultural Insights[edit | edit source]

As a Kabyle language teacher with over 20 years of experience, I believe that learning a language involves not just vocabulary and grammar, but also the culture and traditions that come with it. Therefore, I'd like to share some cultural insights related to travel in Kabylia:

  • Kabyle hospitality is legendary. If you visit a Kabyle family, expect to be treated like royalty. You will be fed, pampered, and showered with hospitality.
  • When you visit Kabylia, be sure to try the local cuisine, which is abundant in fresh vegetables, lamb, and couscous.
  • Kabylia is a mountainous region, so be prepared for some breathtaking scenery and winding roads as you travel from one place to another.
  • Kabylia has a rich history and culture, so take the time to visit some of its museums and cultural sites, such as the Musée du Bardo or the Jardin d'Essai.

By learning the language and culture of Kabylia, you will open up a whole new world of experiences and opportunities. I hope this lesson has been helpful to you in your language learning journey.

Table of Contents - Kabyle Course - 0 to A1[edit | edit source]

Introduction to Kabyle

Greetings and introductions

Nouns and pronouns

Numbers and time

Verbs and tenses

Family and relationships

Adjectives and adverbs

Travel and transportation

Prepositions and conjunctions

Food and dining

Kabyle customs and traditions

Kabyle music and dance

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