tifinagh

adjective

ti·​fi·​nagh
tə̇ˈfēˌnäḵ
variants or less commonly tifinar
-är
: of, relating to, or constituting a Libyan alphabet that is apparently descended from the Old Libyan or Numidian characters derived from the Punic cursive script and is still used by the Tuaregs

Word History

Etymology

Tuareg tifīnagh writing, writings

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“Tifinagh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tifinagh. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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