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Moroccan Arabic or Moroccan Darija (الدارجة, in Morocco) is a member of the Maghrebi Arabic language continuum spoken in Morocco.
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Morocco

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Moroccan Arabic or Moroccan Darija (الدارجة, in Morocco) is a member of the Maghrebi Arabic language continuum spoken in Morocco.
Morocco's predominant religion is Islam, and its official languages are Arabic and Berber; the latter became an official language in 2011, and was the native language of Morocco before the Muslim conquest in the seventh century C.E. The Moroccan dialect of Arabic, referred to as Darija, and French are also widely spoken.

Algerian Arabic

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It is mutually intelligible to some extent with Algerian Arabic and to a lesser extent with Tunisian Arabic.
It belongs to the Maghrebi Arabic language continuum and as such it is partially mutually intelligible with Tunisian and Moroccan.

Tunisian Arabic

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It is mutually intelligible to some extent with Algerian Arabic and to a lesser extent with Tunisian Arabic.
It is a variety of Maghrebi Arabic like Moroccan and Algerian Arabic, which are mostly unintelligible to Modern Standard or Mashriqi Arabic speakers.

Maghrebi Arabic

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Moroccan Arabic or Moroccan Darija (الدارجة, in Morocco) is a member of the Maghrebi Arabic language continuum spoken in Morocco.
It includes Moroccan, Algerian, Tunisian, Libyan, and Hassaniya Arabic.

Marrakesh

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(Most other Arabic dialects only have a similar variation for the phoneme .) In some dialects, such as that of Marrakech, front-rounded and other allophones also exist.
The name is spelt Mṛṛakc in the Berber Latin alphabet, Marraquexe in Portuguese, Marraquech in Spanish, and "Mer-raksh" in Moroccan Arabic.

Berber languages

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It has been heavily influenced mainly by the Berber language and to a lesser extent by Latin (African Romance), French, and Spanish. Moroccan Darija is characterized by a strong Amazigh as well as Latin (African Romance) stratum.
Morocco is a country with several competing linguistically different languages, including French, Modern Standard Arabic, Moroccan Arabic and Amazigh.

Ceuta

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In the northern parts of Morocco, as in Tetouan & Tangier, it is common for code-switching to occur between Moroccan Arabic, Modern Standard Arabic, and Spanish, as Spain had previously controlled part of the region and continues to possess the territories of Ceuta and Melilla in North Africa bordering only Morocco.
Spanish is the official language, while Darija Arabic is also spoken by 40–50% of the population, which is of Moroccan origin.

Nichane

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From September 2006 to October 2010, Telquel Magazine had a Moroccan Arabic edition Nichane.
Nichane (meaning Direct in Moroccan Arabic and Berber:نيشان) (formerly Aljareeda Alokhra) was a Moroccan weekly arabophone and darijophone (in Moroccan Arabic) news magazine.

Stratum (linguistics)

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Moroccan Darija is characterized by a strong Amazigh as well as Latin (African Romance) stratum.

Andalusian Arabic

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Some loans might have come through Andalusi Arabic brought by Moriscos when they were expelled from Spain following the Christian Reconquest or, alternatively, they date from the time of the Spanish Protectorate in Morocco.
It also exerted some influence on Mozarabic, Spanish (particularly Andalusian), Ladino, Catalan, Portuguese, Classical Arabic and the Moroccan, Tunisian, Hassani and Algerian Arabic dialects.

Varieties of Arabic

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Within the sedentary varieties, the western varieties (particularly, Moroccan Arabic) are less conservative than the eastern varieties.

Malhun

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There exists some poetry written in Moroccan Arabic like the Malhun.
The Mal’aba is considered to be the oldest known form of the Malhun, it dates back to the Marinid dynasty era (14th century), The Mal’aba describes the union’s attempt of the Maghreb by the sultan Abu al-Hasan Ali ibn Othman, written in Moroccan arabic, it represent the origins of the modern Malhun, Ibn khaldun, mentions it at the end of his Muqaddimah as one of the main lyrical epics of the art called "Mala'ib" .

Judeo-Moroccan Arabic

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Although about 3,000 Jews remain in Morocco today, most of the younger generations speak French as their first language, rather than Arabic, and their Arabic is more akin to Moroccan Arabic than to Judeo-Arabic.

TelQuel

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From September 2006 to October 2010, Telquel Magazine had a Moroccan Arabic edition Nichane.
TelQuel started a Moroccan Arabic edition, Nichane.

French protectorate in Morocco

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Some Moroccan Arabic speakers, in the territory previously known as French Morocco, also practice code-switching.

Hicham El Guerrouj

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Hicham El Guerrouj (Moroccan Arabic: هشام الݣروج, Hishāmu l-Karrūj; Berber: Hicam El Gerruj, ⵀⵉⵛⴰⵎ ⴻⵍ ⴳⴻⵔⵔⵓⵊ; born 14 September 1974) is a retired Moroccan middle-distance runner.

Sahrawi people

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The Sahrawi, or Saharawi people (صحراويون '; Berber: ⵉⵙⴻⵃⵔⴰⵡⵉⵢⴻⵏ '; Moroccan Arabic: صحراوة ; Saharaui), are the people living in the western part of the Sahara desert which includes Western Sahara (claimed by the Polisario and mostly controlled by Morocco), other parts of southern Morocco not claimed by the Polisario, most of Mauritania and the extreme southwest of Algeria.

Yes-R

Yesser Roshdy (ياسر رشدي Moroccan: ), better known by his stage name Yes-R (b. 2 November 1986 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch rapper and television presenter.

Kenitra

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Kenitra (Moroccan Arabic:, Qniṭra; القنيطرة, al-Qonayṭéra, the little bridge) is a city in northern Morocco, formerly (1932–1956) known as Port Lyautey.

Moroccan literature

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Moroccan literature is a literature written in (Moroccan) Arabic, Berber, French or Spanish, particularly by people of Morocco, but also of Al-Andalus.

List of languages by writing system

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Malika Zarra

Malika Zarra is a Moroccan-born, French American singer, composer, and music producer now based in New York City known for singing in Moroccan Arabic, Berber, French, and English.