(singular Amenukal)
   Tuareg title of suzerains of Tuareg confederations and of territories. It usually refers to the chiefs of the large Tuareg confederations.
   See also Jama`a.

Historical Dictionary of the Berbers (Imazighen) . . 2014.

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  • Jama`a —    This Arabic term refers to the assembly of notables of a tribe or a tribal section that in Berber society acts as a legislative, executive, and judicial entity. In some places, it goes by the name of taqbilt, the term being the Tamazight form… …   Historical dictionary of the berbers (Imazighen)

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