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  Ghomara language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The language of the Ghomara is a Northern Berber language of the Zenati subgroup, spoken on the western edge of the Rif in Morocco.
Contrary to the Ethnologue, it is not extinct; Peter Behnstedt reports that it is spoken in at least the douar of Amtiqan and its immediate neighborhood, just west of Oued Ouringa.
However, it is spoken by only a small minority of the Ghomara; even in 1931, according to Carleton Coon, only one of their eight tribes, the Beni Bu Zra, continued to speak it.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ghomara_language   (150 words)

 Western Barbary; Morocco and the Canary Islands
As one moves westward along the northern Berber zone of Morocco, one encounters the Ghomara, on the Mediterranean slope of the curving ridge of mountains.
Both the Senhaja Sghir and Ghomara, however, are in recent years tending to lose their Berber speech in favor of Arabic, since all or nearly all are bilingual.
West of the Senhaja Sghir and Ghomara, and covering the entire mountain zone of the western third of Spanish Morocco, is the Jebala country, the home of numerous religious brotherhoods, and inhabited by tribes very different culturally from the Riffians.
www.snpa.nordish.net /chapter-XI14.htm   (4087 words)

 Ha-Mim - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ha-Mim is the short form of the name Ha-Mim ibn Mann-Allah ibn Harir ibn Umar ibn Rahfu ibn Azerwal ibn Majkasa, also known as Abu Muhammad; he was a member of the Majkasa sub-tribe of the Ghomara Berbers who proclaimed himself a prophet in 925 near Tétouan in Morocco.
He was named after a well-known combination of Qur'anic initial letters.
His claim was widely accepted among the Ghomara of the time, and he established rules for them.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ha-Mim   (206 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: 925
Ha-Mim proclaims himself a prophet among the Ghomara of Morocco
It was the headquarters of that legion in the late empire and was a center for trade in gold which was mined at Las Médulas nearby.
The Ghomara are an originally Berber group in northern Morocco, between the rivers Laou and Ouringa, north of Chechaouen and south of Tetouan, just east of the Rif.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/925   (1275 words)

 SingaporeMoms - Parenting Encyclopedia - Rif
In the twentieth century, under the leadership of Abd el-Krim el-Khattabi, a Moroccan national hero, it declared independence as the Rif Republic and withstood a Spanish invasion for several years.
Neighboring groups include Ghomara on the east, Senhaja on the southeast, and Beni Iznacen on the southwest, in addition to Algeria to the east.
The principal spoken language of the region is Tarifit.
www.singaporemoms.com /parenting/Rif   (248 words)

 Kingdom of Nekor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
On the west, it extended to the Beni Marwan of Ghomara and the Beni Humayd, and bordered the Mestassa and Senhaja.
In his reign,Nekor was sacked by the Normans, who took many prisoners, a few of whom were ransomedby the Umayyad ruler of Spain.
Later, part ofthe Ghomara tribe revolted, led by a personcalled Segguen; their revolt was defeated.
www.therfcc.org /kingdom-of-nekor-6611.html   (614 words)

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The Ghomara Berber are one of many groups of Berbers.
Due to their location in the Rif, the Ghomara Berber are farmers.
Also, as a means of preserving themselves as a people, the Ghomara are not permitted to marry outside of their own group.
kcm.co.kr /bethany/remains/p_code1/493-1.html   (752 words)

 Prophet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Also believed, according to tradition, is the return of Prophet Jesus (Arabic:Isa) before the Last Day to complete his interrupted duty and establish one community of believers for all the people on the whole surface of the earth.
Some historical figures who claimed to be a prophet in a more or less Islamic sense of the word include Musaylimah of Yamamah, Ha-Mim of the Ghomara, Salih of the Berghouata, and (possibly less than seriously) the great Arab poet al-Mutanabbi; no groups maintain their prophethood today.
A sect of the Ahmadiyya movement consider Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian to be a prophet.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Prophetess   (3762 words)

 Information Index - Ha-Mim .   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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goodemail.info /en/Ha-Mim   (211 words)

 Skyblog de kaorymounia : MOUNIA from Tanger
Les habitants de la région étaient alors les Ghomara, des tribus du puissant groupe berbère Maçmouda.
En 740, les tribus Ghomara, Miknasa et Berghwata s'insurgèrent contre les gouverneurs du Calife Hicham.
Le nord du Maroc retomba sous la domination des tribus Ghomara du Rif et du Jbel.
kaorymounia.skyblog.com   (1238 words)

 WAAC: Demographics of Morocco
Tarifit, also known as Rifi or Southern Shilha, a Tamazight language.
Two Tamazight languages are listed as extinct: Ghomara, which was spoken north and west of Central Atlas Tamazight, near Chechaouen, Western Rif highlands, and Oued Laou Valley; and Senhaja of Srair, spoken west of Tarifit.
Moroccan sign language (XMS) for the deaf, used in Tetouan (in the north) and other cities.
www.waac.info /library/Demography/morocco/languages.html   (740 words)

 Prénoms amazighs   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Also Massinissa, Latin form of Massensen, Berber king (202-148 BC)
Ce porteur d’eau devenu le chef de la coalition des tribus Ghomara, Berghwata et Miknasa mena un révolte contre l’autorité arabe (vers 740)
Water bearer who became chief of the Ghomara, Berghwata and Miknasa tribes’ coalition and lead a rebellion against Arab authority around 740 AD Meddur
www.mondeberbere.com /prenoms/indexc.htm   (910 words)

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