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ddemlib ibyerratatiuct ddem-ed tasarut si lib-is, yerra-tt di tatiuct n wexxamdtewwurt n wexxam-is i d-yezgan di ef n wadda Yelli-ttyekcem Yufaubatimut. Yelli-tt-id, syin yekcem er zdaxel n wuxxam. Yufa-n tameut teel utIcmumetameut-is teel deg ufutay, la tettnezzih i tilibizyu. Icmume-as iwehhaufusTerraakk iwehha-yas s ufus-is, u yenna yas: ''salam likum''. Terrayastekkes- allendyas-ed slam mebla ma tekkes-ed allen-is seg usaru abrazili i dta i zdattexxamt- tennassuqlen er tarabt. Mi iedda zdat-es er texxamt-is, tenna-yas mazal- tema, dafenal belli lqahwa mazal-itt tema, ma yeba ad d-yessureg afenal i yimandaen yiman-is, u daen ad yaf tameskucatt di lkuca. YetweaIkcem amal er texxamt n waman. Yetwea-d akken ad yeal la tassI yeal taallit n laer i t-ifuten ass-agi. Iedda er texxamt n tmeut utdtairt irttexxamttmeut-is ansi i d-yewwi tairt-is. Syin yekcem er texxamt-is netta anda ulac legrawez ala yiwet n namusya n wuzzal tamectut mazal-astamectut akked texzant tameyant. Ixemmem belli mazal-as-ed ugar n ssaa d wezgen akken ad yawe lawen n lmeeb, win ssa yawe akken yeal lama akken yenwa ad yeal di lama. Umbe taallit, tairtUmbed mi yekfa taallit, yerra tairt-nni er texxamt n dteel Wezna i d-mazal teel ef ufutay deg uanu zdat tilibizyu. Syin d-yessema uberradiu er tkuzint anda i d-yessema lqahwa s uyefki deg uberradIddemlkuca, igzem- seg- aric is. Iddem-ed tameckucatt si lkuca, igzem-ed seg-s aric s wacu lqahwaara isew lqahwa-nni. imirTekcem Wezna imir-en er tkuzint, tmuqel er amal yellan tameckucattufenal Telliyesselxas tameckucatt-is deg ufenal n lqahwa yettfuun. Telli-d 2

afrijidi, teddemsemen, tesmarafrijidi, teddem-ed taqbuct n waman semen, syin tesmar-ed wergaz- tsers-asyenna-yaslkas i wergaz-is, tsers-as-t ef abla. Netta yenna-yas-ed tanmirt. Umbe tesmarnnien yiman- tesgargerUmbed tesmar-ed lkas nnien i yiman-is, tesgarger-it am tin icaen, dicaen, imi taggara n Magu yebda weal unebdu ad d-yettrusu. testeqsaDa testeqsa-t: Asstettbane teyi - Ass-agi, tettbane-ed teyi cwi, ne ala? Yerra-yas- amal Yerra-yas-ed amal : tes Asslaeb eb yewwe -D e, tesi leq! Ass-agi d laeba, yewwe-ed ukamyun n ssel Baba- iu dameddakelufi ssela. Baba-m iu ad d-ier ameddakel-is, ur ufi ara anwa ara anectlewal. gma- amectu d-isersen yidi anect-nni n lewal. Yernu gma-m amectu iu er is aqa uzagurteftist(plage), anehhar ukamyun isa aqa deg uzagur-is. aun yura-yiassLaun yura-yi-tt ebbi zizen ass-agi! Terra-yastmeddakeltfellTerra-yas-ed Wezna am tmeddakelt-is, yettxemmimen fellas : yehwatexxamt- elssa d-Ma yehwa-yak u er texxamt-ik, el-as azgen n ssaa. Mi dmazal cwiya i lmereb ad k-id-ssaki. lmereb k-id-ssaki. YerraYerra-yas amal : fiel. staegza d-aki. - Awwah, fiel. Ugade ad staegza ad d-aki. Dayen ad sebe cwi. wassSbe bi kan cwi. I kem amek i iga wass-im. Sbe-agi ur bi ara ad nesebebe texxamtTeri kem-cena. nesebebe er texxamt-im. Teri ur mile ara ad kem-cena. Tmuqel- ursdDa Tmuqel-ed ur-es amzun yella i s-iuen seg ayen i d-yenna. Da tennatenna-yas : kra tewae. yi- tesebebe, -ah, cekka yella kra i tewae. Lemmer i yi-d-tesebebe, lli uki. uki. D tiimit kan i qqime deg usu. Bi am- Ala. Bi kan ad kem steqsi ma yella kra i tewae ad am-tid-awi. ass- d-yewwe id-awi. Imi ass-a i d-yewwe laqeyan n tanutt. lehdu lawan Kemmelen akken lehdu ef ulac akked ulaed. Di lawan-nni teddemlkastesfe uarcun teddem-ed Wezna tessared lkas-is, syin tesfe-it s uarcun mazallqahwaazedgan. amal mazal-it yessisin lqahwa-s s uyefki s tmeckucatt Da tezziargaziwwan am lipunj. Da akken tekfa seg usired, tezzi-d s argaz-is, tecmume astual tecmume-as-ed. Syin tual s aanu akken ad tkemmel anezzeh iubb aqerruyiciwin tilibizyu, netta yellan iubb aqerruy-is tura, isbecbec s iciwi-s s tesa tesa amzun yella i wumi ihedde; yenna : ur ri acu-k a yul acuissare amcum iqeblen ad issare i teqcict am tagi . afenal alUla n netta akken yekfa ui, yewwi afenal-is er weun usired n tkuzint akken ad t-yessired. Da yesla i yiwen zhir tkuzint tDa 3

isubbenen uld-yeli, tekcemisubbenen imea; ul-is qrib i d-yeli, tekcem-it tagdi deg yiwen umecwa. Irfed- imir- aqerruyumecwa. Irfed-ed imir-en aqerruy-is akken ad imuqel si aq er baa. Ifhem- imirieun. baa. Ifhem-itt imir-en kan acu i ieun. D znezla! ceen Iwala ixxamen ceen am lastik. Acu i ten yettawin seg uzelma lqa uzelma s ayeffus. Ibatimuyen bdan la ttubbun er lqaa am lgau ubaki lgau yeuen d aberi aarfi. Kulec yebda aelluy. Isekla qelenmaa rranLaci qelen-d seg akal. Lebniwat maa rran-ed d akessar. Laci regglen ur iban sani. la iulfa iermandamal i wumi yezzi laqel, iulfa i ierman-is mi la d-ttalin s idmaren- Dqiqateef teefidmaren-is. Dqiqa-nni teef znezla tugi ad tekfu. Di tkuzint teef-it tcallawt. Ur yufi acu yezmer ad yexdem ala acihed s yisem n t-idDa dlexba abatimut win i t-id-ixelqen. Da akken i d-yerra s lexba belli abatimut anda d-yeli yella yezmer ad d-yeli si tegnitt er taye, yuzzel d tazla s tmeutaanu anda tella tmeut-is. Yufa-tt- teel udem- yual Yufa-tt-in teel di tillas ef ufutay, udem-is yual d awra, dDa ijbed-ittujelal tegguma ad d-tekker. Da ijbed-itt-id seg ufus am ujelal yemmuten s yiwen akken n lahd armi qrib i s-ed-yessenel lahd armi s-ed-yessenel afusafus-is. Syin d tazla er tewwurt akken ad rewlen er baa. s zhe Ixemmem belli san zhe nutni yuen axxem di ef n wadda yark wwen ubatimut. Acu kan akken wwen er tewwurt, ulfan i yiwen n ara yenfe ut ameqran igan am uelluy n wedrar makken ara yenfe imaniman-is deg aman n yillel. d-yelin tlemmast- Ilid Ur iban acu i d-yelin ef tewwurt armi teclex si tlemmast-is. Ilid ef umna yiwen wejgu n ssima ireglen yark abrid n tufa. Da imiryezzuer tameutimir-en kan yezzuer amal tameut-is seg ammas srid er aq fen segtkuzint; ixemmem belli mazal aq yelli, ahat zemren ad fen segds, as ulamma aas ibluken n ssima i d-iellin seg igenni. wwien aqMazal wwien er aq-nni amcum ansi ttwalin nger n ddunit, dlqa ulfan i tillas i d-yersen deg yiwet n dqiqa, akk ulfan i lqaa mi tessebla axxamzdaxel. tessebla axxam-nsen er zdaxel. Idda deg yiwen ubrid er wexji wexji anda yettwanel. Dinna i ran di sin belli d lmual, u d awezi dtameutium umawezi ad d-ualen. Da, iebba wergaz tameut-is, ium-as taqerructyedmarendfelltaqerruct-is s yedmaren-is ma yella i d-iellin fell-as. Din, di sin abas. bdan acihed mebla abas. yeu anzarenAebba yeu anzaren-nsen akked texxamt n tkuzint anda llan. tijebadinTillas lent tijebadin-nsent deg ulac. Deg yiwen umecwa ters-ed tsusmi deg umur n ssuat-nni umecwa tersssuatat 4

zir iri tual Iefakked zir-nni ieddan, tual tkuzint am tenelt. Ief-itt ger ifassenteckente degira ifassen-is, nettat tettru, teckente deg-s. ira belli yezmer d-yeli fellyennawexxam ad d-yeli fell-asen si dqiqa er taye, as akken yennadfen. yas belli d ayen selken, imi tura ara d-yaf ansi ara fen. dinudaDeg ayen i d-mazal i wayen yellan meqbel d takuzint, inudatazalami s-edtmeutmeut ttd tazalami akked tcemaBt i s-ed-temla tmeut-is anda i tt-teffer Da inuda- taeffit meqbel. Da s usferfec, inuda-d taeffit n wesar i yelin ef lewal. tacemaBtdcwi udekkan usired n lewal. Da issa tacemaBt-nni i d-yefkan cwi dtiqi n tafat i d-yesbegnen tiqi akked wemxix anda llan. Kulec yetti di afrijidi isdewezli id-yelin felltkuzint. Ula d afrijidi isdewez-it wezgen n li-nni i d-yelin felldamiq as. amal ixemmem belli ilaq ad d-inadi amiq ansi zemren ad wexxamfen imi deg uxji, i yual wexxam-nsen, yezmer ad mten ula si ne d-yelin nnefs ara yekfun ne seg albaB igcemyac n ssima ara d-yelin felldzeden. fell-asen. ran belli yezmer ad d-yeregrag ubatimut anda zeden. uanu as-tini Deg uanu kulec yetti. Ad as-tini d aceni, segmi akken yeu yeliyeu d ibluken n ssima akked wuzzal i yelin. Sqef yeli-d seg yiwet n tama, di temert n tewwurt. Abrid er texxamin-nnien temert texxamin-nnien tufa, yettwargel. Imuqel amek yezmer ad d-yaf abrid n tufa, xesum dcwi ansi ara d-tban cwi n tafat, ur yufi yara. Kulec ium, u yettwargel tenelt. am tenelt. YeBya teccefYeBya amal deg unadi, teccef-it tidi seg ucteddu n ssima yesaren. ifassenyeqquren akked wuzzal d yesaren. Jeren ifassen-is seg urfed Iwwe armi ira ufusd wesrusu. Iwwe armi ur yezmir ara ad isami ira s ufus-is azelma fent-asdegticceluba azelma seg akken fent-as-ed tdarriyin deg-s akked ticceluba i yemin uglimumecwa. d-yemin deg uglim-is deg yiwen umecwa. Netta yuen tannumi ikarunen n warfad ikarunen akked wayen leggaen. Yeba tettenaf Yeba ad ikemmel anadi lemmer mai d anaf tettenaf tmeut utwedes d-yual urtmeut-is yeqqimen wedes di tkuzint. Da mi d-yual ur-es, tenna-yasirgel- uebbar tayersiteba tenna-yas-ed belli irgel-as uebbar tayersi-ines u teba ad tsew iu aman. Syin iu s afrijidi ittwaumen s uebbar akked imuruyen Tawwurttel, dyesBa n ssima. Tawwurt-is tezleg u tel, tugi ad d-telli. S wayen yesBa imiriclex-ittteef. yefkaimir-en amal n lehd, iclex-itt-id si tama ansi teef. Syin yefkatmeut utyessexer isuregyas i tmeut-is ad tsew. U mebla ma yessexer aman, isureg-ed cwi ufusisfe udemYesteqsacwi er tidikelt ufus-is syin isfe-as udem-is. Yesteqsa-tt ma tt-iqaren. Terra-yasteri rida iseddayella kra i tt-iqaren. Terra-yas-ed belli ur teri-yara, da iseddaafusleware- maa, yeqqarkemd afus-is ef leware-is maa, yeqqar-as : i dagi ur kemyeqi ara; nettat tettara-yas-ed : ala . Taggara tejbed-it-id ar yeqi tettara-yastejbed-it5

urtenec uryenec yemmaur-es, syin tenec ur-es am llufan mara yenec er yemma-s. Temmekta- imir- rria at-tesra ara Temmekta-d imir-en rria-s, ur t-tesra ara akka s lqarb si seddis ( 6) n wagguren yezrin. dtcema Qqimen akken di sin er tafat n zellelu i d-tettak tcemat; tersyeu ters-ed yiwet n tsusmi tabarkant yeu uebba aseaf. Wezna wergaziulfa tsel ala i uenen yeenun wul n wergaz-is. Netta iulfa i tikelt tamezwarut acal alteksumtyeman tmeuttamezwarut seg acal-aya i teksumt-nni yeman n tmeut-is. umbe tasusmiifen yesbecbecDa yiwen ubrid, umbed tasusmi-nni ifen lqarn, yesbecbec-as ameu hatena teri, s ameu : iban haten-in ad a-ttnadin tura; teri, umbeBd ttasenmaa dyark znezlat, ttasen-d si ddunit maa akken ad d-ssuksen widak yelin. tes ieslen seddaw yexxamen yelin. Nekni ur tesi acu ara nagad, axxam-nne axxam-nne iea imi d netta i yellan yark ukessar iban uenuentaebit dt d uzzal azuran... ma yella terwi yark, azekka taebit ad dawen ur-ne. Terra-yas- imirla ilaqawen ur-ne. Terra-yas-ed imir-en s laqel belli ilaq-asen ad ad asena sebben akken ad asen-d-slen. Mulac ad alen ulac win i yellan zdaxel. Ikker amal, iu iddem-ed seg yiwen leqje n tkuzint yiwet n iddemleqje tefist tefist s wacu yebda la yekkat deg uzzal n yiwet n tgejdit n ssima d-yelin i d-yelin ef ufrijidi iddewen yark. Syin yewet acal yewet deg ye ufus- Da uzzal armi yeya ufus-is. Da yebes. Tameut uturtejbedTameut-is, Wezna, yellan niqal tsenned ur-es, tejbed-ed iman- segnea. yasiman-is seg-s am tin yerfan nea. Tenna -yas-ed : imeawen aweniyik- ike yesgunfan imeawen-iw akken ad iyi-d-tami anda i ktettei xerum imanyehwa. Iban ur tettei ara. ef xerum iman-ik. Ula zdat tettu tewwurt n lmut ur tettu ara belli keini d argaz as ssei ef yiman- cwi! yiman-ik cwi! Yual dYual wudem n amal d azegga am tetumaict i dtcema Yeba dyettbanen d axuxi di tafat n tcemat. Yeba ad d-inadi imeslayen dilaqen akken ad d-yessefhem belli ula d yimen ubrid ur ixemmem Da ara i wayen akka i tettxemmim nettat. Da irfed tafist, u yebda asenen la lahd tiytaasenen deg uzzal. Tazwara s laqel, syin isnerna lahd n tiytas. Amecwa iskerAmecwa kan yebes. Anecem yennecam isker-it seg umiq iqyeban ad tikelt-nnien umiq-is. Amzun d win yeban ad inadi tikelt-nnien abrid yessufuen. imiraanu yessufuen. Iu imir-en s aanu yeuen d ssima d wuzzal. S d-yelin, usferfec akked umured ddaw n wayen akken i d-yelin, yessawe armi qrib d tawwurt. Dina yessenqed belli d iqenaen i yessawe 6

d-yelin n yebluken n ssima, u ef akken yegmen, izmer ubben yelin ne yeslalsisan n wexxam ma drus s lmitra ne ugar. Cwi kan yesla-d i yimeawen tmeuts-edyimeawen n tmeut-is i s-ed-yessawalen am tin yugaden kra. d-yual yufa-ttMi d-yual yufa-tt-id er tewwurt yeban takuzint d uanu, teef tacema yuen ufustexla ttacemat-nni yuen deg ufus-is. Tella texla makken i t-tnuda ur tama- Da d-yeffe t-tufi yara er tama-s. Da akken i d-yeffe seddaw igejda n yelen tqa iritamecut. wuzzal yelen di tqaatt tneggez s iri-s am teqcict tamecut. tikeltttyera Netta, tikelt-agi yegguma ad tt-yennal imi yera cwi kan tezmer as-ed-tual tjennitTenna-yas- belli ad as-ed-tual tjennit-nni n zgelli. Tenna-yas-ed belli netta d win imanyewwi lebi- Terna-yasirefden iman-is, ma yella ur yewwi ara er lebi-s. Terna-yas-ed teba yidbelli nettat teba ad yeqqim yid-es d imeddukal am zik mebla ma issufe tuccarwezen. issufe-ed tuccar-is n wezen. yeri Izdi wergaz am teslent yettenququlen, ur yeri kra n wacu temsaltd-yeli fellyezmer ad yexdem di temsalt-agi. Axxam yezmer ad d-yeli felltameuttudiqt, asen si dqiqa er taye, tameut-agi yessen d tudiqt, tual yeffe la geryimanyeffe-itt laqel. Yenna ger-as d yiman-is belli ahat yezmer d axxam-agi-nsen, yuqlen d timeqbet, i tt-yerran akka terfa mebla axxam-agitimeqbet, ttyual al- yidcwitenact ssebba. Syin yual-ed yid-es er cwi-nni n tenact yellan zik d Iddemdtakuzint. Iddem-ed icerreq snat n tsumtiwin ufutay i d-yewwi seg uanu. Syin iwehha yas i teqcict akken ad teqqim. Netta, umbeBd ttri uryual dsmi yewwi ttri s ur-es, yual s aanu ad d-inadi kra, akken i seded-yenna. yidTemektaTeqqim Wezna tettru ef acu akka yeran yid-es. Temekta-d yemmaDa yemma-s yemmuten asmi tella d tanubit. Da tkemmel imei. Amecwa i Amecwa tulfa am akken ielen amal cwiya deg uanu. Da ter t-in-yefen. ur- tecmume. tekker ad ter acu i t-in-yefen. Akken tewwe ur-es tecmume. Tufatyett ettalla. Tufat-in la yettalla. d-yual, yufa-ttMi d-yual, yufa-tt-id teqqim ef tsumta, tsenned er li. Tacema tamaTacemat er tama-s, tella tettru. ddis iga- amiq yimanDi ger ddis yellan din, issawe iga-d amiq n timit i yiman-is. degamiq iqNettat tettmuqul deg-s makken i la itegg amiq-nni armi i yekfa, tenna-yasyeb alif dtenna-yas-ed belli yebed anda yeqqim, ma yella ulac alif ad dya tamatettewec. Yua- urya er tama-s; imi tettewec. Yua-d ur-es. Syin yeqqim ef s-edDa tenna-yastsumta i s-ed-tefka. Da tenna-yas-ed: d-awen ur-na. - Ahaqel, tura ad d-awen ur-na. Ne ahat ilaq ad naru cwiya? 7

Yerra-yasYerra-yas-ed amal : wala i dfellIlaq- Ur wala ara deg i-agi ara d-nadin fell-a. Iban azekka. Ilaq-a d-naew yiman-nne. kan ad d-naew cwi n sbe i yiman-nne. Lsisan, a nemed t-necka, ilaqebbi, ad t-necka, ur mbbawlen ara. Tura ilaq-a kan a nesbe cwi. uekkacwi. Azekka ma yeba ebbi ad neffe seg uekka-yagi. Tenna-yasTenna-yas-ed : ku-yi- cwie nes - i tura ku-yi-d cwie akken, ihi, a neseddi lweqt. Yerra-yaswecmume Yerra-yas-ed s wecmume : amyehwaku- ef acu tebi ad am-d-ku? Ne ma yehwa-yam ku-d kan cwi; lama taanutt, kem cwi; nek teri taanutt; axxam, lama. Axxam, taanutt, ama tes tudertgi uqui lama; ur tesi acu yellan ifazen di tudert-iw. Nek, gi am uqui temet Tetekkes-itn temet yersen ef teffit. Tetekkes-it-id yewwas i zman seg umiq iqumiq-is. Tefka-yastamecut Tefka-yas-ed tiyta tamecut er tayett am tin yeban ad tes fellTenna-yastes fell-as. Tenna-yas-ed : - Mai d anect-a i d-qesda. Ala, ku-yi-d ef yiwan-ik meqbel ad anect- d-qesda. ku-yiyiwanissine. telli elli imawlenimeddukalk-issine. Amek telli ke d imawlen-ik? anwa i d imeddukal-ik? tesedda temiwacal damek tesedda temi-k? amek d wacal teri ? ayer i dtegra Ini-yi- laul ktegra d axeddam di tanutt? Ini-yi-d laul ayen i k-yehwan. Yerra-yasyessean uen- iuran Yerra-yas-ed am win yessean aas, idammen uen-d iuran wudemn wudem-is : tebi am- ini! - Acu tebi am-d-ini! ddre kan akka! Terra-yasTerra-yas-ed : - Amek akka ? Yenna-yasYenna-yas-ed: Imawlan- Akka d wakka. Imawlan-iw ur rin ara akken ur ran ara yark urwen- aas, aasizzayriyen; urwen-d aas, nek d alemmas seg aas-agi. Qrad ( 3 ) i nefe, Neqre. n texxamin i mraw (10) ieggalen. Tikwal nefe, tikwal Neqre. fellya fellNutni ad fell-asen yafu ebbi xedmen ayen yellan fell-asen. Daya. Terna-yasTenna-yasTerna-yas-ed tiyta er tayett. Tenna-yas-ed : anectbi iyi- teku. iyi- tini - Mai d anect-agi i bi ad iyi-d-teku. Bi ad iyi-d-tini ayen teqqare akken ur teqqare i yiwen. Bi ad re acu i tettxemime; acu i ulBi itetten ul-ik si zdaxel. Bi ad re ma yella yewwas temmele alba alba alba n temain ne alba n tullas timeca. Tea cwi mi s-ed-tenna imeslayen-agi ineggura am tin Tea s-edimeslayen8

yeban ahenemadeg- welen. Tacema mazalyeban ad tettu ahenema-yagi i deg-i welen. Tacemat mazaltetteqiqis, tettak itt tetteqiqis, tettak lexyalat ef leyu yumsen d aebba. teu Tasusmi teu icbayliyen n tatut n wemdan yegguman ad ttzdatAsiremyamen tella tmettant as ulamma ad tt-yettwali zdat-es. Asiremiuran uekkansen yerna iuran n wuzzal d ssima s wacu yettwabna uekkayagiten-idyagi-nsen. Ula d yiwen ubrid ur xemmen belli yezmer ur ten-idne dfelldssukusen ara ne yezmer ad d-irab fell-asen wayen i d-yegran seg ubatimut. Ters- gerlenana Ters-ed ger-asen yiwet akken n lenana umeslay s wacu ur wemrujuen ara tannumi. Ban ad srewlen s wawal lwec n wemruj-agi, yual wexxamYenna-yas- imiryual wexxam-nsen. Yenna-yas-ed imir-en : Teri d-mlala - Teri nek lemala mai d ayen .em.em i d-mlala aas di ddunitlli ddunit-iw. Asmi lli meiye, lli d imsei ameqran akk werin i teli deg- zemre d-teli tegnitt i deg-i zemre ad emle nea. as ulamma llant yileb lkuaj ulac- degaas n tullas i yi-eben si lebid; acu kan lkuaj ulac-it deg-i izmire urwesre akken ad izmire ad aa ur-sent. Ma yella d asmi wesre cwi, ddunit ur iyi-tefki yara aric deg anecta. iyiaric anecta. Yeba zdaxelYeba ad yernu ameslay. Acu kan iulfa di zdaxel-is belli issexcawetdIulfa yezmer issexcawet-itt s wayen akka i d-yenna. Iulfa am akken lqan imeslayenDa lqan i fen sin imeslayen-agi. Da yessusem am win yeswan lehdu. Yennalehdu. Yenna-yas: i kem, amek? Terra-yasTerra-yas-ed : teri! i-yeBeb iban- Nek, teri! Yewwas i d i-yeBeb yiwen cwi, yual iban-ed mai tebi akiwda tamaytak-tt-idd argaz. Tura ma tebi ad ak-ed iwda tamayt-iw, ad ak-tt-idiwda; iwda; d ayen isehlen. Acu kan d keini ef wumi ur ri tac, assku- cwi yidIni-yiacemmek. Aha tac, ass-agi ku-d cwi acu yedan yid-ek. Ini-yi-d d-teqqare yemmaayen akken ur d-teqqare ara i yemma-k. Tua aurtama maTua-d ar ur-es, tsenned tama-s er tama n amal, iil er yiil il- Issere nnefsti yiil-is. Issere nnef-is mi la s-ikemmez taksumt n tiuwac n tanzarintanzarin-is. YennaYenna-yas : Teri kem-wala n- Teri asmi i kem-wala tikelt tamezwarut; asmi akken i ntekcem babaasstekcem er tanutt n baba-m, ass-nni ri belli kem d taqcict yes Nni geryimanyes yesan ul zeddigen. Nni-as ger-i d yiman-iw lemmer di yesi cwi am-ed-ini imir- acal dcwi n lkuaj ad am-ed-ini imir-en acal tcebe. Da, d kem i dur- tesqedce u imiryusan ur-i, tesqedce-iyi am yiwen uea. ulfa imir-en ur swi ara ula d tibelt yerkan. Ur ri ara acu akken i yi-d-tenni s swi yi- tenni 9

taect tenni-iyiam-ed-awi yiwet akken n taect iqesen. Waqila tenni-iyi-d ad am-ed-awi akaun tkaust; tenni iyiakaun n abun er tkaust; yerna, tenni-iyi-t-id s ttnefxa. Seg imirbdi ttuccuNni imir-en i bdi ttuccu-kem. Nni-as tagi waqila ur tkeem ara s tt- e tes ziemma abduz; nek i tt-ielen tesa ul zeddigen; ziemma d taqcict yetnefcicen ! yenna- awaluneca, tefkaNetta yenna-d awal-agi s uneca, nettat tefka-yas tabeqact Tenna-yas- imirs aqerru s wezmumeg. Tenna-yas-ed imir-en : Asslli ayi nni-akyean - Ass-nni, lli ayi aas di tesdawit. Yernu nni-ak-ed acu yean Tei ufiteqcict-nnien. yidi. Tei winna, ufi-tin yeqqim netta d yiwet n teqcict-nnien. iebba ebbaiallen allenimee degudar. Yella iebba-tt ger iallen-is, imee deg-s am udar. Da yedda- wulttafe imirhemje yedda-d wul-iw si reffu. Lemmer ttafe imir-en ad hemje yark di yewwiimird-sufe laci. U ka yewwi-k-id ebbi imir-en ad d-sufe ssem akked ddel uld-rri assddel ikecmen s ul-iw. D tidett ur d-rri ara ass-nni s tamawt belli Nni d ke i d axeddam ajdid n baba. Nni-as ahat ula d netta am wiya, wagguren wiya, ad yeqqim kra n wagguren meqbel ad isahel s anda nnien. nnien. awalTessusem cwiya, syin tkemmel awal-is : Zi, amardaxziemma, - Zi, netta baba ildi amardax-ines. Netta, ziemma, iseb kullec, lesab..Ieqqa iyi- tini d lesab..Ieqqa da tzemre ad iyi-d-tini amek i tesne ailif baba, ma ulac ailif ? Yecmume yennaYecmume amal, yenna-yas : anectlawan- Uh ! anect-a mai d lawan-is ! Da teef-it- imiranzareniban Da teef-it-id imir-en Wezna seg anzaren-is am tin iban ad Ikkesiudan udanla ief efufustellel. Ikkes-ed iudan-is s laqel; mazal ief-iten deg ufus-is, tenYerra-yasnettat ur ten-tekkis ara. Yerra-yas-ed : Baba- sna - Baba-m sna-t di in Mgel. Tenna-yasTenna-yas-ed : ken- Di in Mgel? Acu i ken-yewwin er in Mgel? Yenna-yasYenna-yas-ed : Ugade am-ed-ini. as-Ugade ad am-ed-ini. Yewwas, ma yella neffe s yagi, ad astini. tini. Tenna-yasTenna-yas-ed : s-qqare -Ur ttagad, ur s-qqare ara. Yenna-yasYenna-yas-ed : Ggal-Ggal-ed ! Teggul-as-ed teqcict s ebbi i tt-id-ixelqen belli ur as-tettawed Teggul-astt-idas-tett 10

babateri Yuli- deg- imirara i baba-s, u lemmer ur teri acu ara yeun. Yuli-d deg-s imirlebi en lebi ad ter acu yean. Yenna-yasYenna-yas-ed : lebs jemen- Nemyussan di lebs n in Mgel. Dinna iserdasen jemen-d yark Baba- asswidak izemren ttkan deg ukabar n ''Lfis''. Baba-m ass-nni yettka yid lli sedda yid-sen. Nek lli akken sedda lbak, ttebbi taamart akka kan. laci lama zhe Yewwas refden laci si lama n '' Bab el Wad''. Nek, zhe-iw assstafu yella din ass-nni imi ua ad stafu din si leqaya er xalti. Ulac asen-nni iyi-amnen. amek ur asen-nni ara belli nek mai nsen, ugin ad iyi-amnen. Lada Lada mi walan di lebs ttalla yidsen. Laun ssufrin-iyi ayen i ssufrinyiwwin-iyiyi-ssufrin. Syin wwin-iyi-d di tlemmast n era am nek am aas nnien. babaufi degnnien. Din i sne baba-m. ufi-en deg-s yiwen n wergaz i dIa- aas. wumi i d-mazal ala kra ineden akken ad immet. Ia-iyi aas. Nni qebbel umkan- Da Nni-as lemmer d baba ur qebbel ara ad yili deg umkan-is. Da xedma degzemre babaTtawi asxedma deg-s ayen zemre ad xedma i baba-inu. Ttawi-as-ed ttawi asTtdawi zemre. ad ye, ttawi-as-ed ad isew. Ttdawi-t s wayen yark zemre. Bni yiwet n texxamt n wakal anda i nella nek yides am twacult. Bni Assulfa icegge iyi- babas Ass-nni ulfa belli ebbi icegge-iyi-d baba-nni ur si ara. emleUale emle-t ugar akken emla yark medden. Nerna cwiya t-id-tual tezmert- Da armi i t-id-tual tezmert-is. Da nual ugar d imeddukal. Ualen snenIekku-yi- fellsnen-a yark imebas belli nekni d imeddukal. Iekku-yi-d fellgmayemmafell- ya awen, kem d gma-m akked yemma-m, ad fell-as yafu ebbi. ri yark acu i txeddemem, amek i tetettem, acal teqqaem. Cfi acal yiuqee yelliacal n tikal i yi-d-yenna s uqee belli asmi ara timu yelli-s ad iyi-tttameut. felljebda tamartiyi-tt-yefk d tameut. Nek ttaa fell-as, u jebda-t-id si tamart-is tettual is-ed-seren yebdan tettual d tamellat am iiden. Asmi is-ed-seren anect i fead-yeffe, iyiezne i fae; fea-as imi ad d-yeffe, ezne imi ad iyi-nye ye wedi. IefIsusem amal i wumi yual ut yeqquzbe. Ief-ed afus n tmetut tutstekkes-itikemmel tmetut-is i s-tunef tura mebla ma tekkes-it-id. Syin ikemmel awalawal-is : iyi- saren, iyicra iyi- Ugin ad iyi-d-saren, ur d iyi-d-seddan di cra, ur d iyi-an ad kemmle tauriRni acal kemmle tauri-inu. Rni-en acal isseggasen di lebs. Si Bewagiya, snaBewagiya, er Lumbaz; si Blida er Tizi wezzu. Laun sna-ed lebus suffen-iyicra Ayer lebus n tmurt irkelli. Yewwas suffen-iyi-d mebla cra. Ayer ? Nnikecma iyiur ri ara. Nni-as ad kecma er tesdawit, ugin ad iyi-qeblen. Da amecwa kan ualen-d refden-iyi seg uxxam imi mmeslaye ualen- refdenmmeslaye 11

lama nnan-iyiama akken d yiwen n lxelq di lama, nnan-iyi-d winna d rrebrab. lin-asimirimeawen lin-as-ed imir-en imeawen i wezna. Seddis (6) n waggurent-tu argazwagguren-aya segmi i t-tu argaz-is, ur txemmem ula d yiwen aas yes tmeddurtDa ubrid belli aas n lemayen i yesedda di tmeddurt-is. Da taqauct ucttayett- Tennaawaltsenned taqauct-is ef tayett-is. Tenna-yas ad ikemmel awal-is. tama- iulfa dNetta, si tama-s iulfa am tyerrist n qeran i d-yefsin seg elqumtewel; anectwalba uelqum-is anda tewel; werin yenna anect-a i walba. Imi yual t-idwelba d-yeu yual yettagad ad t-id-yini i welba. Syin ad d-yeu nsen. Tikeltd-tewwe tudertTikelt-agi imi d-tewwe lmut s afrag n tudert-is s znezla akked tameut uticeben. geryimantameut-agi iceben. Yenna ger-as d yiman-is, ad yessufsusi cwi t ibub isseggasencwi si tekkumt ibub nnig mraw(10 ) isseggasen-aya. awalIkemmel awal-is : Umbe lebs ssufen-iyi- Da, -Umbed kra n wagguren di lebs n Leac, ssufen-iyi-d. Da, yilekwae, akken i yi-d-fkan lekwae, srid d tarewla er Tunes. Syin Lmali Lmeuk. Ttualeakked Lmeuk. Ttuale-ed sya er da, acu kan ur ttimi ara. Akkenarmi wala ttunAkken-nni armi d asmi wala ttun-iyi, akk tamurt tebda la tettrusu. Uale-ed er taddart-iw di Bur Mnayel, xeddme ayen ufi. aletaddartBur testeqsaYessusem. Syin testeqsa-t-id : lame d-temlale - I tilawin, lame i d-temlale yiwet di Leba? Yerra-yasyessean Yerra-yas-ed am win yessean : iyi-semme sbe. -Ad iyi-semme ebbi. Amdan ur yezmir ara i sbe. tefkatekkesiman- segDa tefka-yas tabeqqact s aqerru, u tekkes-ed iman-is seg-s. Tbaninnunan. Tban-ed am tin innunan. Tacema tettimi, ttTacemat tebda la tettimi, tefsi yark di tqeddut anida i ttTual alwexxamsarsen. Tual-ed tsusmi er wexxam-nni iraben. Di sin gguman d-neqen. uen wulawenad d-neqen. as ulamma uen wulawen-nsen d isteqsiyen, newen newen di sin akken ad kemmlen lehdu. Yiwen yenew ef yimandanecttawsiwin yimanyiman-is, imi i d-yenna anect-en yark n tawsiwin ef yiman-is. Taye felltTaye tenew fell-as imi ur yeskaddeb ara mi t-testeqsa ef tti il ameallu tilawin. Seg asmi i t-tessen i til belli netta d ameallu ur aru nessendaf ara aru yeqquren. tamaieun amal, si tama-s, ur yefhim ara acu ieun deg alla n teqcicttamateqcict-agi yeqqimen akka er tama-s. Imi ran di sin belli mai aas i zemren ad kemmlen akka, d argaz akked tmeut. Yakk zaBma msefhamen zaBma msefhamen ef beu seg asmi yera belli teba yiwen nnien. nnien. 12

Ixdem- cwi yiman- yennaIxdem-ed cwi lkuaj i yiman-is, yenna-yas : ku-yitesne ameddakel- I kem, ku-yi-d amek tesne ameddakel-im di tesdawit.....Ma tebi? yella tebi? terra-yasNettat mebla axemmem terra-yas-ed : ameddakelLli ala la acu-Mai d ameddakel-iw. Lli meiye daya. ala d acu-t, ziemma ziemma netta d ulac; d au kan yettuun deg ilem. Imir- tua uraiwexxe imanImir-en tua-d ur-es. Netta iwexxe iman-is amzun yella yeya Tual tenna-yasamek yeqqim. Tual er deffir, tennuna ugar. Da tenna-yas-ed taect tafas yiwet n taect n tin inedfen di tafa-is : Terid k- gi... yizwa-nne. - Terid ayer i k-ugi... imi d baba i yi-hettmen ef zwa-nne. Yenna-yisegk-ttae Yenna-yi-d belli ad iberri seg-i lemmer ur k-ttae ara. Yernu ass ale acu- Nni tzemre amezwaru ale d acu-k! Nni-as, ahat tzemre ad tili d argaz. ziemma ae- aas. TenniKe ziemma txedme yidi am teqcict. ae-k aas. Tenni-ed tue ameddakel i-yean. urad tue s ameddakel i d i-yean. U tue ur-es am akken ta urnek d taeart yettmetran cwi n tmuli s ur-es. Ibes imirbesz yennaIbes-itt imir-en s zaf, yenna-yas : - bes kan dagi a yelli-s n medden. Ilaq ad tee ma yella kra i yellitee xedma, segdurxedma, seg-em i d-yekka, mai s ur-i. Tamezwarut dakken nettwaxeb, fell- Nni ayen yark neqqim nettwaxeb, la treggle fell-i. Nni-as ahaqel d aqada daqada i tettqadare taallit ttalla. Tis snat, asmi i d-nekcem s axxamtuqle tassema yiaxxam-agi, tuqle-yidi d tassema am ufrijidi. Yernu d kem i yi-dTerri- ettbayemmeslin ef umeddakel n tesdawit. Terri-iyi ettba-kem am s Nnias-sfehma weltma ur si. Nni-as, ad ue ad as-sfehma tamsalt belli babakemyebakem d baba-m i kem-iettmen ef zwa, u ma yeba-kem s tidett, mazalNni bedda kem mazal-ikem d taqcict. Nni-as ad bedda yidwen arma temlalem deg yiwen n waxxam. Tegzemtenna nnaTegzem-as ula d nettat awal, tenna-yas : k-edurNe, k-cegg - Anwa i k-ed-yennan u ur-es ? Ne, nek ur k-cegge ara. D wedek dtamaytke kan wedek i d-yesnulfan tamayt-agi. Yerra-yasYerra-yas-ed : yiyiur- Anwa i yi-d-yennan ? d kem, i yi-d-yennan u ur-es. Asmi wala zwa-nne, mmekta- babawala ulac yark isem usirem di zwa-nne, mmekta-ed baba-m, nni lxi fellkemnni-as lxi-is meqqer fell-i. ef aya i kem-esbe umbeBd am weltma. Tekkes-as- imirTekkes-as-ed imir-en awal : dzwa nne. - D ke kan i d-yennan ulac asirem di zwa-nne. Terri s aqerruy-ik sin imeslayen i k-ed-nni di tegnitt n zaf. Da tualeaqerruyk-ed-nni z Da tuale13

Tesnecame cameiyi d lwali imeslayen. Tesnecame-iyi er yiwen wergaz ur tibelt t-ttargu neswi yara tibelt yerkan. Ahat tura iil la t-ttargu ula deg uzal. Ikkes-asssuat Ikkes-as-ed awal s ssuat : wedem yixedme - D kem kan wedem i yi-deggren ad xedme ayen xedme. iyi- steqsi yine Mkul tameddit ad iyi-d-steqsi ma yella kra i yi-d-yenna ne tera ger-ane Terri iyiyual ameddakelamek tera ger-ane. Terri-iyi-t armi qrib yual d ameddakel-iw. wehma degYernu, Wellah ar wehma acu i tufi deg-s Tekkes-asimeawen allenTekkes-as-ed awal, bdan imeawen ad cacuen seg allen-is : tuale Za tei - Dayen tuale ad tekkate di laci. Zama ddin ur tei ara. a yera wulebbi azizen yera acal berrik wul-ik nek d tidett, ass kimanamzwaru ur k-bi ara! Ur ri ara ayer. Lemmer di nea imannne nne ankil, Kra n wagguren ad nebru. Ke ad tued er zhezheaylatlabe yiik, nek ad ue s ayla-w. Ala ! Ke tlabe-tt d argaz a yi-dlwac yilebs yessuksen si baba lwac i yi-fkan i yiwen yessen di lebs ... lefsalebs, Yernu lefsa-yagi n lebs, ur ttumine ara yark. Ur ri ara amek i s-tkelxe i baba armi i k-yerra d acrik-is s-tkelxe kacrikdawals-edMazal i d-tekfa awal-is, mi s-ed-yenna : Teri yellineffe - Teri a yelli-s n medden, ncallah azekka ad neffe s yagi u babauale taddarttifrat sehlit. Kem u er baba-m, nek ad uale er taddart-iw. Babaas-sfehme iBaba-m, yeshel ad as-sfehme tamsalt, belli ulac acu i-icerken, ual abibnek yidem. Kem ual s abib-im dawalbibtefkaAkken kan i d-yenna awal-agi : abib-im , tefka-yas imere d-yetkaki yiwen ubeqqa imere i wumi ur yei yara. Akken i d-yetkaki yean yidlbunya- isersacu yean yid-es, ikmes lbunya-s, isers-itt nnig uqqeru n Wezna imanifassenTeqqari fren iman-is seddaw ifassen-is. Teqqar-as : ewwet, a yaeqqar, yaeqqar, ewet ! . Issere ufus- yeli. Issere amal i ufus-is yeli. Ixza ccian. Ikker ibeddel amiq, tama-nnien damiq, yual iu iqqim di tama-nnien i d-yegran si tnewalt. Iwwi yid- tasumtayid-es tasumta-nni ufutay. tcema Lwac aekkaTexsi tcemat. Lwac n tsusmi yeu aekka-yagi anda ttwanlen Kkesimeawen ttwanlen d imuddar. Kkes-ed kan tikwal, isel i tririt imeawen seg Iba urasasxenfe anzaren. Iba amal ad iu ur-es, ad as-yekkes asxenfe-agi i degkan yugiwalla yer urdeg-i tella. Acu kan yugi-yas walla-is ad yer ur-es. Imi izmer teseb ad teseb d menwala ur neswi kra. Iqqim akken yezzer di tsusmi akked uxemmem. Ittu belli abel ameqran i ten-yuen d znezlaabel ten-yuen znezla14

tentyagi i ten-iefen akka d imebas seddaw wakal. Ayen yark i tteseb sebiu iaen d amek tessawe teseb-it amzun mai d argaz imi iu ra- ameddakeltleu tmeutt-ta. ira-d ameddakel-nni d wumi tleu tmeut-is meqbel ad t-ta. assnYecfa am ass-a mi n-yufa aqcic ger weglaf n tullas, la yettnecra, Yessawelyussa- Da syettnecra, yettaa. Yessawel-as, yussa-d. Da akken i s-yenna anwaibeddel wudemuzegga anwa-t netta, iwala mi ibeddel wudem-is, seg uzegga s awra. syerra-yas- uqcicle Syin akken i s-yessefhem tamsalt, yerra-yas-ed uqcic-nni s leqel ur- zwa belli netta ar ur-es zwa mai dayen ierren; aas n tawsiwin yessiwe taluftzwa. yessaram ad yexdem meqbel ad yessiwe er taluft-agi n zwa. isiu Yernu netta yessaram, akken is-ed yenna, ad iu er Lalman anda yessen yiwet n teqcict s tawil n lanternat. degacu- weqcics-ed-iheden Iwhem deg-s amal, acu-t weqcic-agi i s-ed-iheden ef weltmaWezna am yiwet n teqcict yessen am weltma-s, as ma yella tefhemImeslayen- ddukklen nettat, tikwal, izmer tefhem-it mezlagu. Imeslayen-is ddukklen am dtemarin. t-temel uetta i d-grent temarin. ef aya ur yewhim ara amek i t-temel Wezna. Yual amal acal n tikal akken ad d-ier aqcic-nni di Yual daqcict-idlebi tesdawit. Yiwen ubrid ixemmem belli ssebba i t-id-yettaran d lebi t-idamecwa tiktialla ad t-id-yecbu. Acu kan amecwa kan ikkes tikti-yagi seg alla-is. InaassgeryimanweltmaIna-yas ass-nni, ger-as d yiman-is, belli Wezna am weltma-s. Imi tameut- xeum weltmaas tugi ad teqqim d tameut-is, xeum ad teqqim d weltma-s. abel belbabaas-nei Acu kan abel-nsen ran belli d baba-s ur as-nei kra i amal t-idtikeltYenna-yasseg asmi i t-id-yemlal tikelt-agi taneggarut. Yenna-yas-ed belli fellNnan-asulac anda ur inuda fell-as. Nnan-as-ed medden belli yezmer ne taddartyemmut ne yerwel er baa. Ula d imezda n taddart-is ur rin ara anda yedda. sma ne sma sAsmi, si smail ne la smail, akken i s-ssawalen kra, yufa imandmmiIfe amal, iulfa iman-is am argaz d-isan mmi-s amenzu. Ife lfa syual taddart- ickente degyiwen n lfa armi i s-yugi ad yual er taddart-is; ickente deg-s yeckenti uebbu yemma- Issudenakken yeckenti yebki er uebbu n yemma-s. Issuden-it armi i yewa, islefuqerruiea eaisserwat-yewa, islef-as i uqerru-yis, iea-t yark, isserwa-yas tibeqacin lemala. IfkaLaun assd-yuel n lemala. Ifka-yas yea nnig tawant. Laun ass-nni, i d-yuel ur- mmi- ijaen. yerraur-es mmi-s ijaen. amal meskin yerra-tt ala i imei. Amecwa tirganes Amecwa umbeBd, makken yezzer di tirga-ines ur nesi iulfa znezla-nnien dixfawen, iulfa i znezla-nnien i d-yernan. Iwala makken bdan leyu, ddttaqiqisen, leyu, i d-mazal ur d-lin ar tura, mi la ttaqiqisen, u ttnejqaqen am wesar irefden ayen i wumi ur yezmir . Segmi akken yuga-d wesar yuga15

urYufa-ttef Wezna, yuzzel ur-es. Yufa-tt-in am tin ibrehcen seddaw n wayen icuban er tbuciant uebba. irfedurS yiwen ufus irfed-itt ar ur-es am uqeclaw fessusen. Nettat tenza nza tebba- degifassen- deg- Da yellan tenza si tagdi tebba-d deg-s s sin ifassen-is deg-s. Da yewwi-ttt znezlayewwi-tt-id sanda yella yeqqim netta. as akken tedda znezlamazal- tcekente degnni tis snat, nettat mazal-itt tcekente deg-s s sin ifassen -is, as-tsarre. yere dimantegguma ad as-tsarre. Syin yere amal ad d-yekkes iman-is segdseg-s, ur yezmir ara. Yal mara d-yekkes yiwet n tfettust n Wezna, taye asnettat ad tarr taye am tin yugin ad as-tebru. acal Yeqqim akken acal ur yembbawel ara. Yettrau sima ara te twafa fateef deggeryimanteyu di twafa-yagi teef deg-s. Yenna ger-as d yiman-is belli tettual dtikelt agi tebda temsalt ad tettual d tamcumt. Ahat lemmer ad dnnien ternu yiwet n znezla nnien am ta, yezmer ad yereggrag fellubatimut fell-asen. ef aya ixemmem belli d lawan ad yekker ad tikelttufa yennala d-inadi tikelt-agi abrid n tufa s tidett. Da yenna-yas s laqel d lenana as-tsarre aslenana i Wezna ad as-tsarre. Nettat, dima am tin ur as-nesli yara, teqqim akken teckente deg-s, ad as-tini am tin yesen. teckente degas-tini YennaimirYenna-yas imir-en:0000 ieblal. ssebba- Waqila ieb-ikem lal. Telha ziemma ssebba-yagi n znezla tesgenfe asamiZi akken ad tesgenfe asami-inu. Zi kem d taqcict am tullas nnien. nnien. Imirda tsarreTmuqeltmuli Imir-en kan da tsarre-as. Tmuqel-it s yiwet n tmuli yeuen i yeuen d auccu. Netta yea. Akken kan ikker ad ieddi s teddadeffiraanu yualen yark irggel tura, tedda-d Wezna deffir-es. U makken yebda amured seddaw ibluken n ssima akked wuzlan, imuqel-itt- tikelttekna ula d nettat akken ad teddu yides imuqel-itt-id tikelt-agi s Yenna-yaslewhayem. Yenna-yas-ed amal : d- A Wezna sani ? Qim dagi, tura ad d-uale. Ad ue, ad muqle qle d-afe muqle kan ma yella zemre ad d-afe iisi yessufuen. Terra-yas- tikeltuuccu Terra-yas-ed tikelt-agi s uuccu di taect. Xeum - Xeum ma nemmut a nemmet di sin. Muqel kan, ma temmute bi d-gri yea- lwac. mmute ur bi ad d-gri dagi wedi arma yea-yi lwac. U ma mmute bi d-tegri akken tede fell- Aar arur bi ara ad d-tegri dagi akken ad tede fell-i. Aar-iw tura uar ardeffir uar-ik. lan ten-id-yebes Ur lan ara lmitra deg uanu armi i ten-id-yebes zzerb n yembbaB tgejda n wuzzal yembbaBlen si temert er taye. Ulac ula d cqayeq i tmuli er zdat. Ddunnit yark d lam. Da ualen-d d tmuli ualen16

tgucrar gucrarimirdtimendefirt er tgucrar-nsen. Ihi, imir-en ur iban acu i d-yeddan di astgecrart n Wezna. Tazwara ur as-tulfa yara. Acu kan, akken kan d-tewwe tcema tadaralt, i d-tewwe er wanda tella tafat n tcemat tadaralt, twala dijufa tqenddut- tacebant. idammen mi la d-ttneggin seg ijufa n tqenddut-is tacebant. imirimei umxixyuen aardSeg imir-en tebda imei ef umxix-nni yuen aar-is armi i dtmacwatyeggzem amal amuu ubenuq si tmacwat-is. Tazwara yessared-astagecrartcwi icudd-asyessared-as-ed tagecrart-is s cwi n waman, syin icudd-as-tt s ubenuq nuqdubenuq-nni i d-yegzem. ttteef degNettat, ayen yark yeqqim la tt-yettdawi, tella teef deg-s seg tt-yeqra ddegucebbub. Yal mara tt-yeqra cwi, ad d-tejbed deg-s akken ad afusscel el- tefkayekkes afus-is. Taggara mi s-yenna d ayen yekfa cel-is, tefkasyas tiyta s aqerru s wayen yark i s-ed yegran n tezmert. YesteqsaTerra-yasYesteqsa-tt ef ayer tiyta. Terra-yas-ed belli d netta i d ssebba tejre, ttd-tejre. Yerrami tejre, imi d netta i tt-yewwin sani ara d-tejre. Yerra-yas belli ttttenna-yasmai d netta i tt-yewwin, u d nettat i t-iefren. Da tenna-yas-ed, twehha-yasuad adyimiu twehha-yas-ed s uad-is ef yimi-s akken ad yessusem. Da ssusmen acal. Acu kan tikelt-agi terna-d tagdi n Da tikeltternatacema geruelluy ubatimut. Ula d tacemat texsi akken yexsi umeslay gerwergaztu asen. Wezna tsenned er yedmaren n wergaz-is akken tu babale wultannumi tettenid ef widak n baba-s. Tsel s leqel i tiyta n wul-is tttentmakken tebda ad tt-tkeem tguni. Ur rin ara amek i tent-tewwi teryel n tnafa. Acal degyeran. Acal sen, ulac anwa deg-sen i yeran. Lemmer mai d dtameutt-idaman n tasa i d-iaren tameut-is i t-id-yessakin, tili amal ad yees yernu ma drus azgen n wayen yees meqbel. Iwwi-yaslila legraweyettmenaren Iwwi-yas-ed yiwet n lila si legrawe-nni yettmenaren di ifka-yasaqerruytttkuzint, ifka-yas-tt. Syin izzi aqerruy-is akken ur tt-yettwali yara. Tessuterimeuen uenyeslaTessuter-as akken ad yemdel imeuen-is imi, ma yesla-yas, iwala- Da tefka-yas- lila ilatasa; am akken iwala-tt. Da mi tekfa, tefka-yas-ed lila-nni s tasa; yewwiaanu tt-yenel t netta yewwi-tt s aanu anda i tt-yenel er yiwet n temmuct uebba d yera. d-yual teatiqerit ritsMi d-yual ur tea-ara ad isers tiqerit-is er lqaBa mi stellu deg- dtenna belli tellu u teffud. Da iu s afrijidir i deg-i d-mazal kra n lxera. Iddem-asteffat lfakya akked lxera. Iddem-as-ed yiwet n teffat akked kra n tezudiyatin dtezudiyatin akked wayen i d-yeqqimen si kumumbir. Nettat ifeen aas mi t-wala iqeddec-as-ed am uxeddam tettecmumu ifeen aas tiqeddec-astettecmumu e 17

yettbans tuffra. U mkul mara yekker yettban-ed belli tetturar yess s tidett. tettwehi-yastegcrartNetta mkul mara icennef, nettat tettwehi-yas-ed er tegcrart-is Da, amgarifeddxen. Da, ad iubb amgar-is am win yettwarnan. tenna-yasMi tekfa ui, tenna-yas-ed : Twala -Twala amek? Lemmer akka i telli seg ass amezwaru tili ahat kizmer ad k-emle. YerraYerra-yas amal s tasa : temel tes - ad kem temel temmalt. Iban ur tesi ara zhe seg asmi mmtekkes Marikan azenzi n waklan. lasab kem d akli i mm-ilaqen argaz.Awimai d argaz.Awi-d wa, sers wa. Terra-yasTerra-yas-ed s ttnefxa : tefhime zikala - ur tefhime acemmek, am zik-ik. ala zik d timarin i ziemma ifehmmen s nneqsan; ziemma llan kra n warrac am ke i wumi a yekkes ebbi azizen lefhama. YerraYerra-yas : zaBma mlacwi alla-zaBma kem tfehme! Wellah, as mla-ed akka cwi seg allaagi-inem yeuen d tafat. Awi-d kan akka a nsel. agiyeuen AwitennaDan di sin. Syin tenna-yas : ne - Kenwi s warrac; ne imi d ke, kenwi s yemaren tettaram imana yeran iman-nwen tesnem taqbaylit, netta ala ebbi azizen i yeran anecttefem belli anect-en yark d tikerkas. Mi tefem sin imeslayen ta a tesnegrem- Da yedduklen am llazuq, ad talem tesnegrem-tt. Da ad teqqimem asent-ett yesan tuad asent-ettawadem asewwi am yesan di tugi arma tu-asen team d-ini lbenna. Wellah, ma team ma terram. Zemre ad d-ini belli yettuu uutawsiwin. aas yettuu-yawen yixef akked wadif n tawsiwin. D tidett deg aas degttakkendeg-sent, tesnem yiwen akked yiwen ttakken-d sin, acu kan ur waye yettakktessinem ara yiwen yefren sin mara yernu i waye yettakk-ed ayen ef ur tebni ara... Igzemwergazsentanelt eltIgzem-itt din wergaz-is s unehneh i sen-isettun cwiya tanelt-agi welen. Yennadeg i welen. Yenna-yas : Ma as-entesam- lesab -Malic ! Ad as-en-ini kenemti s tilawin tesam-t lesab aas yemgaraden u yemxalafen aas d widak n yergazen. Acu kan bi iyi- tini lefhama- fellayen bi ad iyi-d-tini d amek i tzad lefhama-m fell-i. Muqel kan imanlehur, s iman-im! Tasdawit, tilibizyu, taguni, lehur, isura imariyen, ibraziliyen, lewaye ibraziliyen, timeddukal, lewaye timaynutin, rwaye, zzux, babayemmarni baba-m, yemma-m, imcac Mebla ma rni-ed, imi ameslay ezzif. a a ur ri ansi akka i d-tewwi lefhama-yagi i dd-tewwi lefhamad18

tenni tenni ! teereq Nettat, akken kan yessusem, teereq d taa, tewet ifassentee aebbu ef Terra-yasifassen-is, u teef aebbu-is. Terra-yas-ed : d-ini, - I ke lemmer ad d-ini, ugade ad tize akal ugar n wakka anda nella. YennaYenna-yas : Iniyiman- Ini-d ef yiman-im ! Tenna-yasTenna-yas-ed : tanutt d- Dima di tanutt am ubut. Tettedagi tullas timecta i duraent Uiikemen ur-ek ad aent lewaye. Ui-k am tesraft. Ula d uran and-tettuu texxamt- umbeBd uran-ik i d-tettuu ttimin azgen n wass di texxamt-ik umbeBd tefe. mara tefe. Teznuzuye ala ayen ur waen ara medden. Tettkelixe Tettkelixe i medden s tallit akked tamart; netta ala ebbi yeran xaitesne azizen i yeran xai-k yark. Zama tesne timura, netta ur tessine Kulectessine ula d tabruyt n taa. Kulec-ik d tikellax ! Ha ha ! I ke tzemre d-tini tura muqel acu tzemre ad d-tini ? Isfe tidikal ifassen-is, ta er taye. Syin yebda awal-is : Isfe ifassenawalamar, - Tamezwarut ma yella nek d amar, ula d kem d tamart; imi isseggasen ger-na. ala seddis ( 6 ) isseggasen i yellan ger-na. Tis snat ula tteddragi dbabatteddragi ara tullas i d-kemen er tanutt n baba-m. Imi kem s yimann-tkecme d-muqle yiman-im, asmi i n-tkecme tikelt tamezwarut ur kem i d-muqle Taye kkesasa ara ula d amuqel. Taye nnien kkes-ed ala asadel n waccarensbia ari waccaren-im akked sbia-nsen, ur ri ara acu i tesne. Ula d asewwias-tini abuyunasewwi-inem ur iga yara yark, ad as-tini abuyun-im tikwal d ubellu allenahetil ubellu amaragu. Yernu allen-im tikwal ttarqiqisent am tidak n bururu. i Daen - er, ur wwie ara 25 isseggasen, a yamar iedden 30. Daen awalbaba arrtkelxe awal-agi n tanutt n baba-m , as arr-it imi dayen tkelxe-as tual aylaamecu, armi tual d ayla-k. Ula d gma amecu, ur iban acu ieckulen i tgi. LehuriBeggunen. Udems-tgi. Lehur-ik yifiten usqewqew iBeggunen. Udem-ik icmet am ixesen. Acebbubyawe d-yemi tfeqqust tazegzawt ixesen. Acebbub-ik mara yawe ad d-yemi yettual ite kulec- yifiyettual am lexyu n cmi itelen. Laun, kulec-ik yifi-t wulac umurlemmer di yella deg umur-is. as-edtsersada tennaIu ad as-ed-yerr, tsers-as ada-is ef yimi, tenna-yas s lenana sta Da taqarructlenana belli ilaq ad stafun cwiya. Da tsenned taqarruct-is ef wergazuenen yedmaren n wergaz-is isenden er li. Syin tees s uenen i tsel, win i d-itekken seg ul n amal. Ula d netta yeba ad d19

yesta yestafu. dtkuzintyualen lam isberber ef ayen i d-mazal si tkuzint-nsen yualen tewiqt. d-yettawen anect n tewiqt. Ulac ula d iqa n ut i d-yettawen si baa. nnefsdKulec yers zdaxel am ahenema lemmer mai d nnefs-nsen i dtirit yettqariyettaran tikwal tirit i tsusmi. amal, as akken yettqari-it cwiya werurtimit imitwerur-is si timit-nni yeqqim, yegguma ad yembbiwel lemmer ad degtes anectlkuaj. d-taki Wezna. Iwhem deg-s imi tesa anect-en n lkuaj. Imi ula d dne sin yiwen ubrid ur d-tecetka ne tugad. Da, d tidett di sin yidsen i ailif nsenilifyumnen belli ailif-nsen-agi d tamsalt kan n lweqt d wakud . Amecwa tetkakitguniAmecwa tetkaki-d Wezna si tguni-ines. Testeqsa amal ma Yerra-yaslwelhayella kra yesla er baa. Yerra-yas-ed belli ur yerri yara lwelha-s anectDa ad s anect-en. Da msefhamen ad wten cwiya deg uzlan, ahat ad felltefist, mlen abrid i widak yettnadin tura fell-asen. Wezna s tefist, amal s weru, bdan asenen deg ufrijidi akked d wuzlan d leyu s lahd. ttem leyu s wayen san n lahd. Seg makken ttemanaden di tiyta, yual algeryetta dyual-asen am yiwen n wurar ger-asen. Imi wa yettaad ad dyawi alba n tuac ur yezmir ad yeqel waye. Win ierqen ad alba ye waye. i yes iduan ant-yesnecam. yeseddi iduan-is ef udem n waye akken ad t-yesnecam. ye teel Kkemlen akken ddeqs armi i yeyan. Syin teel Wezna ef umessa wergaztesta iban-asyi umessa n wergaz-is akken ad testafu imi iban-as-ed yi-nni tenna-yasailif ezzif aas. U tenna-yas-ed belli ma yella ulac ailif ur dYesa. yettembbiwil ara lemmer ad d-taki. Yesa. Tesa. akkendiddemUr ran ara acal gnen akken-nni. Mi d-kren iddem-ed ifka-yasamal cwi n waman, yebdan tura ttualen d izalen, ifka-yas-ten teswatesfe cwi segudemi Wezna teswa-ten, u tesfe-ed s cwi seg-sen udem-is. Syin lxera Inudaan cwiya si lfakya d lxera yellan deg ufrigidi. Inuda-d amal ske la asenske u mecen s laqel akken ad asen-d-yeg cwiya n tezmert. tennaYiwet n tikelt tenna-yas Wezna : k-yemel - ri ayer i k-yemel baba. awal-agicwi Yewhem deg awal-agi-ines, amenzu yelhan cwi segmi akka iwe uxxam-agiyennaiwelen seddaw uxxam-agi-nsen, yenna-yas : Ayer - Ayer da ? yasTerra yas-ed : Iemmel emmelUl- Iemmel-ik imi ke d aqcic ilhan. Ul-ik zeddig, ur yumis ara. iemmelen imanMai d yiwen unekki iemmelen iman-is. D aya ! Yerra-yasYerra-yas-ed amal s tasa: - Ad kem-iuz ebbi ! kem20

Terra-yasTerra-yas-ed : Tecfi asmi k- Tecfi asmi i k-ri tikelt tamezwarut di tanutt er baba. Ihi, assufi ''ameddakel-nniass-nni ufi-en ''ameddakel-nni-inek'' n tesdawit, netta d yiwet n Uale ale- zefa, d-ssufa degteqcict. Uale-ed zefa, u ala ke i yufi ad d-ssufa deg-s ssemteqqime d-terri yimanssem-iw. Yernu ke teqqime nine, ur d-terri ara ef yiman-ik. tenaAss -nni swaswa i ri ke d yiwen mai n diri. Acu kan tena-k leya yi- twala assleya I ke amek i yi-d-twala ass-nni? Izme icenfurenda Izme u yurar cwi s icenfuren-is am win yettxemimen, da yenna-yasyenna-yas-ed : asswala tecbe - D tidett n ebbi, ass-nni wala-kem tecbe aas!... TegzemTegzem-as awal : cemta - I tura cekka cemta ? Yerra-yastada Yerra-yas-ed s tada : d-qesde. Asstwala, - Ala, mai d ayen i d-qesde. Ass-nni, twala, d tikelt Tussi uayu imayuis tamezwarut. Tussi-ed s uayu-im-nni abarkan isan ijerdan acebbubteqne iqehwiyen, acebbub-im abarkan am tmulin teqne-t er deffir. Tcenfe-ed fell-i am tin ara icenfen ef akli-s. Ia-iyi lal aas. Tcenfe fellicenfen akli- Ia- lal a Imirttafa kem-iducebbubkemImir-en lemmer ttafa ad kem-id-fa seg ucebbub-im, ad kemsexnunsa lqa sexnunsa di lqaa... TennaTenna-yas : Ziemma Acu- wuliemqen. - Ziemma ela, ay ! Acu-t wul-agi iemqen. YerraYerra-yas : E d-kemle tama-nnien d- E-iyi ad d-kemle Acu kan si tama-nnien fee mi dneqe fell- nni ulneqe yidi. as akken meiye fell-i, nni-as deg ul-iw am yiwet bi am kem i bi ad tfehme ? Terra-yasTerra-yas-ed : Da tebi- ass- Da d a tebi-iyi ass-nni ? Yerra-yasYerra-yas-ed : Teri assd-usi taddartBurmnayel - Teri ass-nni, akken kan i d-usi si taddart-iw di Burmnayel urtent-ttwali tullas ur-i am arrac i tent-ttwali ennaTenna-yas : Ini- tebi ne iiyi-tebi - Aha ! Ini-d, tebi-iyi ne ur d iyi-tebi ara ? Yenna-yasYenna-yas-ed : Teri, asstcebbe imanaas, - Teri, ass-nni tcebbe-ed iman-im aas, da....twala yani...ticenfurintizeggain, acebbubalegga....twala yani...ticenfurin-im tizeggain, acebbub-im alegga....twala amek.....yani....tezri am warigen amek.....yani....tezri amek... lli sebke di taddart am warigen deg akal... yani kem ass-nni s uayu abarkan... tfehme... allenya assuayu allen21

uent babaim uent d imeawen... nek d argaz... kem d tameut... baba-m abib bibssea... d abib-iw am baba... ssea... twala amek...ehh... Tenna-yasTenna-yas-ed : Inine - Ini-d, ih ne xai ? Yerra-yasYerra-yas-ed : Tidett assiyi- Tidett n ebbi, seg ass-nni i iyi-tebe. Lemmer ttafa ad nes ger-ane. nesu cwiya n lwaqt akken a nemyussan ger-ane. Acu kan babaSma isare baba-m, si Smail, isare kullec armi tuale tqemde am cwi umardax. Lemmer, ahat, i -yunef cwi n lwaqt tili ahat mai akkenteru yidem akken-nni ara teru yidem Tenna-yadTenna-yad-ed : fhime d-qesde lehuIni- Ur fhime ara acu i d-qesde s lehu-agi ! Ini-d tura ttxilek ba- aas akkatte eba-ak aas ne akka-gi kan, akken tteabent tullas arrac s Ini- ne umata. Ini-d ne tura ara yuale er tguni. iudan- amecca Iwehha amal di lam s sin iudan-is, amecca akked udebbuz, belli yenna-yasbelli drus kan. U yenna-yas-ed: - Yani....tzemre ad d-ini teeb-iyi cwi akka... ne ahat cwi Yani....tzemre d-ini teeb- cwi daen asskemugar n wakka... akk daen ur tettu yara belli ass-nni mazal i kemssine... ttwalicel ssine... ttwali-kem cel am weltma tamecut. TegzemimirTegzem-as awal imir-en : tettei amar - Ur tettei ara, amar acaraf am ke ad yernu tikarkas. Cfi tfellu iyitmuli liTettbane iyi- imirtfellu-iyi-d s tmuli-inek. Tettbane-iyi-d imir-en am win ictaqen n-kecma ad iwali taqcict. Yal mara n-kecma er baba, di tanutt, xezzu ccian tmuli- Nni tekkate nniccian si tmuli-k. Nni-as ahat tekkate s ti... hihihi... nni-as acu- udarwic rwicedacu-t udarwic-agi i -ed-yewwi baba. Izme imir- afusyeba tt-yeqra Izme-as imir-en afus-is amzun yeba ad tt-yeqra acu kan fell- aas. mebla ma yetekka fell-as aas. Da san di sin. Nettat mazal aqarruyyedmarenyebi aqarruy-is itekka ef yedmaren-is. Netta ur yebi yara yark ad timit imitIulfa akken yembbiwel si timit-nni. Iulfa am akken yella kra i yebdan yettili gerlecalger-asen. Ixemmem belli ebbi meqqe di lecal-is imi qrib zwa senasseggas n zwa ur ssawen ara ad mqaaben akken i sentera assznezlaten-inelen tera ass-a si ssebba n znezla-yagi i ten-inelen am ierdayen. Iba dialen alentfekkayetta ettaaf Iba ad d-yessek ialen-is ef tfekka-as, akken yettaaf wergaz n tameut utyer tagnittmenwala tameut-is. Acu kan yugad ad yer tagnitt-agi n lenana dgeryirilenana i d-yersen ger-asen. ef aya i yea ifassen er yiri-is, di lqa lqaa. Kemlen akken ameslay akked wui d ustafu d udegge n usta udegge 22

gerssaw sawen waman n tasa. as yettilli cwi usekfe ger-asen, ssawen armi yettaa d-yeku steka kawa yettaa waye ad d-yeku ayen i s-yehwan. Nettat teka-d temitewwe ef temi-s seg asmi tella d taqrurt armi d asmi tewwe d tameut tama- yeka yaskatameut yeqqaren di tesdawit. Netta, si tama-s, yeka-yas-ed ef tqila Yeka yaskayada n yefrax s tfextin akked tqilain. Yeka-yas-ed ef imawlan awlanyenna-yas- acal imawlan-is yemmuten asmi yella di in Mgel, yenna-yas-ed acal ten-yemel assyimanawid i ten-yemel akked wacal iulfa ass-nni i yiman-is d awid mi yual igujilenyesBan yual d agujil am igujilen-nni` n tmucuha yesBan tafunast. Daen ellintenDaen tikwal ellin-ed deg alba imeslayen i ten-yettaran alba ttnaen gerDa ttnaen ger-asen. Da ad smeren tamsalt s usuqet n wawal tuac acacal akked werfad n tuac-nsen. Syin ad susmen acal akken ad mla umbeBd mlain umbeBd s lenana. Laun llan ad neqqen di lweqt akken i yi agiad ieddi yi-agi-nsen yegguman ad yekfu. ayen dlam d tsusmi sberbren maa ef ayen i d-yegran seg uxxamuxxam-nsen. Aman d lmakla bdan la neqqsen, u ef aya i yebda iteddems ccea. amal iteddem-ed seg ui san s ccea. Yiwet n tikelt ikker s usgarfel, inuda-d yark ayen yettmean, ama d tissit, ama d ske inudaske ne ilqe-itucekka dne d lxera. Ayen yark yufa ilqe-it-id er yiwen ucekka i dgeryimanisers er tama anda qqimen. Yenna ger-as d yiman-is belli ma xeum ikemmeluelluy dlal s yella xeum ikemmel-ed uxxam s uelluy ad d-yaf lal san s wacu ara fen kra n wussan, ma yella ur mmuten ara. Lada s tes aman. Imi, as san azal n sin ibidunen, ur tesi anwa yeran ten-yettaun tenelt-agiacu i ten-yettaun n wussan uau di tenelt-agi-nsen. Iseb allai yi Iseb amal cwiya deg alla-is, yufa belli yezmer iedda yittaun i i uzekkanni i ttaun ad ieddi, u yezmer iedda ula d ass uzekka-nni, ma aas ukinIulfa yella mai ugar. Imi aas n tikal i sen ukin-ed. Iulfa amzun smana naDa dtmeut utsmana-yagi i llan dagi. Da umbeBd mi d-tuki tmeut-is, yiwet n yua tikelt, ikker yua er uanu ef tgucrar. Iulfa am akken yella kra yettembbiwilen nnig tewwurt. Ixemmem belli yezmer d anadi i fellne znezla-nnien imanttnadin fell-asen ne yezmer d znezla-nnien i yettheggin imaniddem- tafist istis. Syin iddem-ed tafist-is, yebda yekkat yess yiwen n wuzzal yeenunen ye yual altmeutdyeenunen armi yeya. Taggara yual-ed er tmeut-is i dyes ifassentemgar tennayeseddan ifassen-is deffir temgar n amal, da tenna-yas : asstugi - A amal, ayer tikelt tamezwarut, ass-nni amezwaru, tugi-iyi. tebi tese Ur tebi ara ad tese yidi ? acu- usteqsiYerraYewhem acu-t usteqsi-yagi. Yerra-yas : - ri ur tecfi ara. Ass-nni, d kem i yebdan ssuat akked Assssuat 23

imeawen. imeawen. Nek teri ttei aas. Akken kan wala belli texnez teswi nni babteswit, nni-as tarewla ad tessukes bab-is. Lemmer mai d babattwali li babad-ttuale azekkababa-m i ttwali am baba-inu, tili ur d-ttuale ara azekka-nni. asstexbec tessusfe iyiri ur tecfi ara : ass-nni texbec-iyi, u tessusfe-iyi-d am yir lqa iyi-tessebla imirtessebla argaz. Lukan tezmer lqaa ad iyi-tessebla imir-en, tili tesseblaanectlli imeslayeniyi... ur i ara yark anect-en. Nek lli ttargu tize imeslayen-im, thegga iyi- tareg egkem thegga-iyi-d tareg-nsen. Yeba ddimeslayenImekta- assYeba ad d-iru mi d-yenna imeslayen-agi. Imekta-d ass-nni yura ife-astwait, idegamcum yura s usirem. Taggara ife-as-ed d ass n twait, ideg-i iulfa wulliman yumen yebda ineqqes armi iulfa i wul-is yettnejqaq si lezen. assiulfa isseggasen lebs w lezen. ala ass-nni i iulfa isseggasen n lebs ur wien ara ziemma tenziemma s waas, imi yella wacu i ten-yugaren. tugi- azekkainejma as akken tugi-t, azekka-nni inejma-ed er wexxam anda tmera. Imir- ielbab elbabtettkemil tmera. Imir-en ielbab-t si Smail s wayen yark yesa n Issudenmmi- umbeBd lahd. Issuden-it akken ara yessuden wergaz mmi-s umbeBd izwa Da t-yeefen. nni n zwa-is. Da iqqim amal akken s tcallawt i t-yeefen. Ur yeri acu ilaqen ad yexdem i wemxix-nni-ines. U si tama nnien yeri wemxix-nninnien yemi iultmeut utyemi-d yiwen uzenzar n tafat deg ul-is, ahat tezmer tmeut-is ad tt-id-yual la teba tt-id-yual laqel akken ad teqbel, as ma yella zik tella teba nnien. yiwen nnien. t-yeran si s-ed-teka Ayen i t-yeran akk i s-ikemlen d i-nni wis sin, mi s-ed-teka tleu Wezna belli nettat ad tleu d yiwen weqcic di tesdawit, u baba- ttYesteqsalemmer mai d baba-s i tt-ietmen, tili d netta ara ta. Yesteqsa-tt t-ta Terra yasrratil amal ayer ihi i teqbel ad t-ta netta. Terra-yas-ed belli til astielli ellitera ultezmer ad as-t-isettu. Acu kan mi t-twala ielli-nni tera deg ul-is teba aqcicbelli ur teba yara amal, u win teba d aqcic-nni tessen di tesdawit. sma yefe yeqqaryimeddukalSi smail yefe am llufan. Ibda yeqqar-asen i yimeddukal-is warrawlelal. Azekkabelli ala netta i izewen i sin warraw-is di lelal. Azekka-nni n tmera yettbanallentmera iwala amal yual yark d awra, u yettban-ed seg allen-is ye Da izzuersma idexmem er zdaxel am win yeyan. Da izzuer-it Si smail er umeddakel- Yekmandayiwen useu n yiwen umeddakel-is. Yekmanda-yas azal n kilu n tecrit yesseay sseayyeqqaryerwitecrit di zzit. Netta yesseay-as, yeqqar-as belli yerwi-k uheggi tmera, awiyerran tmera, awi-d wa, arr wa. Sin yerra-t-id s axxam amzun d aqcic issewqen tikelt tamezwarut. assd-yelin fellAm ass-a, deg axxam i d-yelin fell-asen, amal ur yezmir ara ad tt-ye. Yera ne ad d-en-ini icik belli tufa-nsen seg tt-ye. d-entufaa 24

umrujtettuel tew acekkaumruj-agi segmi tettuel tewe, imi acekka-nni n wui yebda la ne ikeffu. Ixemmem belli yezmer eddan ugar n sin ne qrad (3) n welen daganectyebi aswussan segmi welen dag-i, u anect-agi ur yebi yara ad as-yini i tmeut uttebbes imei. tmeut-is. Yugad ad taggad, syin ur tebbes ara seg imei. Yiwet yennan tikelt yenna-yas : teri - A Wezna ! teri aas iwelen di znezlat seddaw yexxamen, akka am nekni. U llan kra qimen seddaw yexxamen ugar n am Nni iman-nne (8) n wussan. Nni-as kan ilaq a nheggi iman-nne i sbe akked la. neffe ffe! la. Acu kan ttekla, ala tufa ara neffe! tmuliteskerimanIulfa di lam i tmuli-s; syin tesker-ed iman-is si sufella n Tenna-yastaect yedmaren n amal. Tenna-yas-ed s yiwet n taect tazurant isxel argazisxelen argaz-is : telli urs - Skud mazal telli ur-i, ur si acu ara yagada. U as ma yella mmute cli yidi! mmute ur clie ara... yakk ad temte yidi! Tesa, Tesa, yea. Tual er tula s uqarru ef yedmaren n wergazcwi yiman- iubb aqerruywergaz-is i ixedmen cwi n tissas i yiman-is, iubb aqerruy-is s laqel armi yewa tamelit n tmeut-is. Syin yessuden-itt-id. la yew tamelit tmeutyessuden-itttekkerimirtefkatamectut s-edNettat tekker-ed imir-en, tefka-yas tabeqact tamectut i s-edyezgan umeu. yedmaren- Yeslayezgan deg umeu. Syin tual teel ef yedmaren-is. Yeslala as-tini emda yas amal mi la tesbecbic s laqel : ad as-tini emda-as . umbeBd tessakiDdeqs umbeBd tesla Wezna cel n wesenen. Da tessaki-d argazisebeb. argaz-is i wumi tenna belli ilaq ad isebeb. Netta, mebla irfed tafist dlal ihegga-tttamaaxemmem irfed tafist i d-yufa lal ihegga-tt-id er tama-s, ibda asebeb ufrijidiidewzen. ye ualen asebeb deg ufrijidi-nni idewzen. Iwet armi yeya syin ualen tsusmin er tsusmi-nsen deg yiwen akken neggu ur fhimen ara. Tifekkiwinttualent Tifekkiwin-nsen segmi ttualent d tisellawin. Cwi n weriret aseniwe ittban asen-d dayen iween aas, da qqimen akken myezmaen myezmaen di tsusmi akked lam. Armi d yiwet n tikelt ideg-i idegtirgadTennatekker Wezna si tirga-s am tin i d-yemmektan kra. Tenna-yas i amal : iyi-tae - A amal, asmi ara neffe syagi ad iyi-tae ? Yerra-yasIwhem acu yesla . Yerra-yas-ed : - Acu ? Talsa Talsa-s-ed: neffe iyi-tae - Asmi ara neffe syagi ad tqeble ad iyi-tae ? Yerra-yaswecmume Yerra-yas-ed s wecmume : - D ayen ue kem ! ue 25

Terra-yasTerra-yas-ed : iyi-tae - Ad iyi-tae s nea ? Yerra-yasYerra-yas-ed : tqeble kem- Ih, ma tqeble-iyi ad kem-ae s nea ! Terra-yasTerra-yas-ed : nezwi - I lemmer a nemmet, amek akken ihi, ur nezwi ara ne amek? cwi yennaIxemmem cwi amal, syin yenna-yas : neseb iman-nne - Ma yella nemmut dagi, a neseb iman-nne nezwe cwi, tenna-yasTxemmem ula d nettat cwi, syin tenna-yas-ed : - Awah ! Mai d tifrat tagi. cwi tkemmel-asTessusem cwi syin tkemmel-as-ed awal : Nni ayer assagi- Nni-as ayer ur nettzewi ara ass-agi, dagi deg axxam aginne d-yelin. nne i d-yelin. Yerra-yasYerra-yas-ed amal : qebla - Nek, qebla ! Terra-yasTerra-yas-ed : - Amek, tqeble ? Temele-iyi ne akka kan d tameut n tqeble Temele- ne tebi menwala i tebi ? Tenna-yasYessusem amal. Tenna-yas-ed : Temel ne mel- Temel-iyi ne ala ? udem- yual Mazal amal yessusem, udem-is yual d azegga di lam, idammen- ttfuun. yerraidammen-is ttfuun. Ixza ccian syin yerra-yas s targagit di taect ecttaect-is : emle- Ih, emle-kem! TesteqsaTesteqsa-t-id : Temele melene temeleRME - Temele-iyi akka kan ne temele-iyi s tidett am RME d IniJULIETTE ? Ini-d ttxilek! Yerra-yasYerra-yas-ed : emleRME yemel - emle-kem xir n RME akken yemel JULIETTE. Tenna-yasTenna-yas-ed : Ggal- Ggal-ed ihi ! Yenna-yasYenna-yas-ed: - Wellah ! Terra-yasTerra-yas-ed - Wellah d acu ? Yenna-yasYenna-yas-ed : - Wellah emla-kem ! emla26

Tenna-yasTenna-yas-ed : iwed-as- iwed-as-ed ! YennaYenna-yas : emleemle- emle-kem! emele kem! emle-kem! tezme- imir irtes lahd. tessuden-itDa tezme-it imir-en s wayen tesa n lahd. Syin tessuden-it-ed teddmujtsi teddmujt-is. Yenna-yas- imirYenna-yas-ed imir-en : temele mele- I kem temele-iyi ? Terra-yasTerra-yas-ed : zmire t-id-ini. - Nek d taqcict n leqbayel, ur zmire ara ad t-id-ini. Yenna-yasYenna-yas-ed : ini- Ala, ini-t-id. Terra-yasTerra-yas-ed : t-id-qqare - Ala ur t-id-qqare ara ! YennaYenna-yas : t-id-ini id-nni - Ad t-id-ini ne ad arre ayen id-nni ula d nek ! Tenna-yas-ed : Tenna-yast-id-qqare d-tenni. - Ur t-id-qqare ara. Yernu ur tettara ara ayen i d-tenni. Yiwen n wawal i iqebbel ebbi. YennaYenna-yas : t-id-ini t-id-kksa ul- Ad t-id-ini ne ad t-id-kksa seg ul-iw. Tenna-yasuiwel Tenna-yas-ed s uiwel : Ala t-idultetteme ettemet-id- Ala ur t-id-tekkes ara seg ul-ik. Ma yella tetteme-iyi ad t-idini. ini. Yennataect Yenna-yas s yiwet n taect yebren am tin wezen di tmucuha : Inine..... - Ini-t-id tura ne..... Tenna-yasnecliB Tenna-yas-ed am tin ur necliB ara : emla- emla-k. Yenna-yasYenna-yas-ed : iwed-as- iwed-as-ed ! Tenna-yasTenna-yas-ed : amle amle- amle- amle-k ! amle-k! amle-k ! YesteqsaYesteqsa-tt : temel RME - Am akken temel JULIETTE RME TerraTerra-yas : temel. - Xir n wayen i temel. Yenna-yas : Yenna27

Ggal-iyi- Ggal-iyi-d. Terra-yasTerra-yas-ed k- Wellah, ar k-emle aas. Da tezmeTulfa dDa tezme-it ugar. Tulfa i waman yeman mi d-ellin seg wergaztere dtaddmujtallen n wergaz-is makken tere ad d-taz taddmujt-is. Ula d nettat tebda la tettru yides. D sin wulawen di lam uekka kkaten ef yiwet n tikelt umbeBd Asstwait aunzu yeqqimen qrib asseggas. Ass-a, di twait n znezla, wein mlalen akken wein mlalen meqbel alarmi ulac ayen izemren ad ten-yebu tussadegten-yebu ala tamettant ma yella tussa-d. Ula deg-s umnen belli i tennitni d widak ara ieen amek ara dduklen s ayen i tenyettraun yettraun si tama nnien n tudert. wallaen enye Am di tatut, zren wallaen-nsen, yeyan si drus n lmakla ixelen akked d amu iqqebben, di tirga ixelen d umenni akked usfillet. umardaxnnien Ban tufa seg umardax-agi akken ad bdun tudert nnien n talwi gerten-idger-asen. Ulac acu ara ten-id-iebsen akken ad afgen di sin er igenwan n tayri, n wergaz akked tmeut-is. as ulamma lmut tmeutut tefferne ubi biun teffer-asen din deffir ne nnig ubiun d wuzlan akked d ibluken n ssima.

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YersSma tkaust, yefkaYers-ed Si Smail si tkaust, yefka-yas xemsa alef (50 idinaen) Imuger-itla yesteqsaidinaen) i unehha si aq. Imuger-it-id sen n lauc, yesteqsa-tiulfa ulfaYerraimirid ma yella iulfa-yas i znezla ula d netta. Yerra-yas imir-en Si Sma ashatssa Smail belli ur as-iulfa yara, imi hat-an azal n wezgen n ssaa i ileu tla ileu deg izenqan ikeflen n Wassara, u takaust i t-yettawin si yimantanutt er taye d tamecarfuft ef yiman-is. Kecmen s agaaj n sen, ssaen tilibizyu n tmurt, ur ufin kra. agaaj ssaen sa 28

yennaSma ihwaDa yenna-yas Si Smail i sen belli ihwa-yas kan yetqeleq, imi eunt aas n znazel timeca am tagi, akk ur ilaq ara ad iceen iman- Da iddemwemdan iman-is. Da iddem-ed sen tilifun yebda asiwel er yessetmai tmurt anda llant yessetma-s. Acu kan tilifun yugi ad ieddi. YennaimirSma yeran, Yenna-yas imir-en i Si Smail belli armi yella kra i yeran, segmi yelu Sma yugi ad yelu tilifun. Syin yeel Si Smail ef umera yellan di temert temert n tanutt ium rriddun. iulfa Sma t-id-yessakay Ticki cwiya iulfa Si Smail i sen mi t-id-yessakay s lemawla. Yeserer-itlemawla. Yeserer-it-id akken ad iwali tilibizyu. Ur yumin ara allenImirallen-is seg acu yettwali akk seg acu isel. Imir-en kan i ixemmem mmi- amecu, n-yea yillief mmi-s amecu, Aysa, i n-yea er liran akked yilli-s d eggal- Iddemliran is. iranueggal-is. Iddem-ed tilifun akken ad yessiwel i liran-is. Armi re ten-id-yeef. Nnan-asmmiire acal iberdan segmi i ten-id-yeef. Nnan-as-ed belli mmi-s tes t-yuen, LezzayerD hatan deg uxxam, ur tesi acu i t-yuen, u di LezzayerD tafranezla. umiq mmitafranezla. Acu kan znezla tewet deg umiq n Bumerdas. U mmiamecu yenna-yasaas yere d-yeef weltmas amecu yenna-yas-ed belli aas i yere ad d-yeef weltma-s d wergaz-is, ur ten-id-yeif ara. Imi d ayen ibanen tilifun ur ileu wergazten-id-yeif lewahiyara yark er lewahi-nni. i Qrib i kamel ur isen ara. Qqimen er tilifun ssawalen sya degyettara d-yeef tawaculter da. Yal yiwen deg-sen yettara ad d-yeef tawacult-is akked Lada walan ttewiat atdwidak yessen. Lada mi walan ttewiat-nni i d-tezzakan tilibizyu. cwittewiat sxelentas ma drus, cwi-nni n ttewiat n yexxamem yelin sxelent-ten. znenlaUgaden di sin ma yella win s wumi tegla znenla-yagi tamcumt seg widak snen. UmbeBd yeefSma aaksi UmbeBd mi yeul tefejrit, yeef-ed Si Smail aaksi dubridamezwaru i d-yettawin si Wessara er Blida. Deg ubrid-nsen duaksi iminigen i d-yeddan deg uaksi la hedden ala ef znezla, ttweiden qqarenttweiden di ebbi amek teda. Acu kan qqaren-as yark belli ulac tes dwid yemmuten ar tura imi ur tesi acu i d-nnan di tilibizyu. Netta, SmaBil, yettxemmim yelliwergazsi SmaBil, yettxemmim ala ef yelli-s akked wergaz-is. Yesfillit ultes ten-yuen. kan deg ul-is, ur tesi acu i ten-yuen. Imi mazal ssawen mraw zewen, (10) n wagguren segmi i zewen, u netta qrib yessawe azal 12 yeba tenisseggasen segmi yeba ad ten-yessemlil. lka, Si Blida er Lezzayer yeefed lka, u si Lezzayer er wiba lka-nnien. iefed lka-nnien. Yessenqed udmawen n laci yualen d iwraen, teefiuran. iwraen, teef-iten yiwet n tcallawt seg iuran. ala ef znezla i la ttmaslayen. Da di lka-nni n wiba i yesla tikelt tamenzut belli Da lka29

Yeccarew wulllan wid yemmuten di Bumerdas. Yeccarew wul-is, mi yesla i win dumeddakelteinat i d-yennan i umeddakel-is belli d teinat n lmegtin i yellan di lada yelliBumerdas, lada tamna n Zemmuri anda tezde yelli-s Wezna wergazakked d wergaz-is amal. Teccef-itumecwa, ide Teccef-it-id tidi deg yiwen umecwa, yeqqim ideBu di ebbi d-yeu tes ten-yuen, dakken ad d-yeu ur tesi acu i ten-yuen, armi ilan widak i dtamalka amaryeqqimen er tama-s di lka belli amar-agi d yiwen ian lekwae elekwae-is. yewwe axxamtt-yeef Akken kan yewwe s axxam-is di wiba, d tazla i tt-yeef yawe Yufa- mmiakken ad yawe s axxam n liran. Yufa-n mmi-s yeqqim la yettnezzih issa yettnezzih i tilibizyu, u issa adyu ef yiwet n tikelt. Yettrau ma dbabayella kra ad d-inin ef Zemmuri. Da, akken iwala weqcic baba-s, urt-idyuzzel ur-es akken ad t-id-yessuden. Yennaimirimeawen d-yeuen allenYenna-yas imir-en s imeawen i d-yeuen allen-is belli nnaznezla tewwet di tama n Zemmuri, u di adyu n teqbaylit nna-ed yelin, Imirbelli tugett n yexxamen yelin, din i yelin. Imir-en Yessekmumec udem-is Si Smail, armi i d-iban am win isan mraw (10 ) udemSma dis udemifassenisseggasen n zyada. Syin iqqim ef ufutay, udem-is deg ifassenYua urisenned fellyeba is. Yua afiq ar ur-es, isenned fell-as amzun yeba ad iebbi. Qimen akken ddeqs, mebla ambbiwel, ugaden di sin ma yedan yellitwergazAmecwa, yella kra yedan i yellit-nsen akked wergaz-is. Amecwa, yedduqesSma degikkeryedduqes-ed Si Smail si targit i deg-i yezzer, ikker-ed yides mmis afiq. Srid er tekwayt n wesar anda isrusuy tisura n tkaust, iddem-itentubbentkaustiebsen tkaust, iddem-itent-id. Syin ubben-d er tkaust-nsen iebsen Da zdat wexxam, ulin di sin. Da bdan tikli deg ubrid yettawin er Zemmuri. uen as-tini uen iberdan si tkewas ad as-tini d lexmis iraen amzun l acu amecwa yennad ass n lid. Tazwara ssusmen, acu kan amecwa kan yenna-yas babaten-yu, timsalafiq i baba-s belli izmer acemma ur ten-yu, u yernu timsal-agi lecal send lecal n ebbi. Ilaq kan ad seben i wayen i sen-yura ebbi. Imuqelmminewwi ielImuqel-ed wergaz mmi-s ur newwi ara (15) isseggasen, iel-ed afuswemar, isleftqerruct yecmume afus-is n wemar, islef-as i tqerruct-is. Syin yecmume-as. U d d-yecmume d-yekmaa tin i tikelt tamazwarut i d-yecmume si tebit mi d-yekmaa tikli si Wessara. Qement tiyersiwinddQement tiyersiwin-nsen mi d-mlalen axxam amenzu i dyelin. Ili-yasSqefisumayelin. Ili-yas-ed yark yiwen n ef. Sqef-is n ufela isuma-d deg yiwet n tama sqef n wadda; aqermud-is d wesar-is fruzaen wadda; aqermudwesar- fruza ar 30

laa. wexxamzdat laa. Snesent maa tkawas tikli zdat wexxam-nni; ttmuqulen- laci urdttmuqulen-d laci er ur-es am widak ur numin ara yezmer ad dyedu wanectDa yedu wanect-en. Da amecwa kan, bdan ad ad ttemafaen yelin. yeli-yaswaye ye yexxamen yelin. Wa yeli-yas-ed sqef, waye d li, waye nnien ulawenqquzeben nnien yekna er yiwet n tama. Laun ulawen-nsen qquzeben ttimezda tta dzdat wayen i tt-walin. Walan imezda-nsen mi ttaaen ad dne dnexi legrawezkksen ne ad d-ssuksen ayen ur nexi ara si legrawez-nsen. timecta ttemafaenubridTimdinin timecta ttemafaen-t deg ubrid-nsen er twait ittiuna, Zemmuri, yal yiwet s twait-is. Ixxamen, ibatimuyen, tiuna, iguaj, i leyu, iguaj, tikewas, iecwan, leyu, lerub, tisemmiyin, isekla d waas eggagentlqa babawaas n tawsiwin eggagent-ed er lqaa. afiq d baba-s, si tkaust, ttmuqulentkaust, ttmuqulen-d er laci yezzin am iwefen ef tisigert n difassenira yexxamen, la d-ttekkasen s ifassen-nsen ilmawen ira d uebbar. yebbluken n ssima, rkan yark seg uebbar. umecwa Deg yiwen umecwa uen iberdan d tikewas; medden uensenyark uen-d er webrid n Bumerdas ad nadin ef widak i senyettilin, deg udmawen-nsen maa ad d-tere lezen akked udmawenmaa d-tere iffe cwie laqeltagdi, iffe-iten yark cwie si laqel-nsen. er yiwet n tqenert yeqerqcen yark am urum aquran, yettwaxdemiadamiyen ebsen tikli n tkewas. Da yettwaxdem-ed yiwen tkewas ubben- imir- laci akken n wezrar n tkewas yugin ad yekfu. ubben-d imir-en laci steqsin Nnantiqenert ertad steqsin acu i d ssebba. Nnan-asen d belli tiqenert-agi tettwauza d-teli tettwauza aas s znezla, u tezmer ad d-teli si dqiqa er taye. xedmen-asenyew ef aya xedmen-asen-d yiwen ubrid deg asif. Acu kan yewe u lun la degcwiya i ueddi imi ilaq ad lun s laqel deg-s. d-yeffeen tkewas wasSeg widak i d-yeffeen si tkewas-nsen, yellan zdat Si Sma ibda-yasenlehdu Smail, ibda-yasen-ed yiwen wergaz ameqran lehdu akken kan i yeffe. Yenna-yasaas d-yeffe. Yenna-yas-ed belli aas n temdinin n Bumerdas i tuza tamanat Yenna-yasznezla, ula d Lezzayer tamanat tettwauza. Yenna-yas-ed belli linucaye ye, lin-ed yexxamen di Babelwad, Lwad ucaye, Leac, aya. dtawait Ma yella d Bumerdas, ad d-qqaren belli d tawait dinna, lada Mesafa, Tniya, Xmis Lxecna, Si Mesafa, Sidi Dawed, Zemmuri... iccarew Sma Yeba tSi Smail mi yesla i Zemmuri. Yeba ad t-yesteqsi ma yella kra i yera iseren, yera ef Zemmuri. Acu kan winna am win iseren, ikemmel awalyeba d-yessufe awal-is, amzun yeba ad d-yessufe : ula d Tizi wezzu tettwaner, Dra Daen tettwaner, Naiya, Miabu, Dra el Mizan. Daen Tubirett d Bgayet, Lbar Aari, ur El ezlan igzem-as-ed yiwen awal Lbar A igzem-as31

: tezri anect- A leflani amek tezri anect-agi yark ? Yerra-yas- wergazYerra-yas-ed wergaz-nni, amzun s zzux : Mmilkumiar Yenna-yi- Mmi-s n gma d lkumiar di Bumerdas. Yenna-yi-d di tilifun ufus belli terwi tmurt. Lmegtin d imeyyaten. Sma uceqqufd-yessufe Imuqel Si Smail er uceqquf-nni n wuzzal d plastik i d-yessufe lib ibtleu ddunitidegtilifun wergaz si lib-is, iwhem sani tleu ddunit-agi ideg-i ttawin tilifun lib. yesteqsadi lib. Da yesteqsa-t: ailif, ik-ed- A gma, ma yella ulac ailif, acu ik-ed-yenna ef Zemmuri ? Yerra-yasYerra-yas-ed winna : tes dfell- Ur tesi acu i d-yenna fell-as swaswa. - Ah ! tebi as-ssiwle - Ma tebi ad as-ssiwle ? YerraYerra-yas Si Smail : Siwelk-icenen. - Siwel-as, a gma, ma yella mai d ayen ara k-icenen. Iddemwergaztilifunlib, Iddem-ed wergaz-nni tilifun-is si lib, ibda asferfec di tqeffalin-is. Syin yerra-t ef umeu-is. Si Smail yettmuqul degtqeffalinyerraumeuSma degisellshat- dag- urwemar s, isell-as mi la s-yeqqar belli hat-an dag-i ur-es yiwen wemar yeban tfamilt- Yernaerba, hatyeban ad yesteqsi ef tfamilt-is. Yerna-yas : yerba, hat-an urur-ek Imudd-asSma t-id-yefen, tImudd-as-ed tilifun i Si Smail i t-id-yefen, akk i t-yerran srid ameu us ameu-is, syin yenna : - Allu ! Yerrannien Yerra-yas win yellan si tama nnien n tilifun : a d-qesde - Allu ! Salem alikum, anta Zemmuri i d-qesde ? Zemmuri el Bari Zemmuri Bari ne Zemmuri ufella ? YerraYerra-yas Si Smail : - Zemmuri ufella ! Yerra-yasYerra-yas-ed winna : zmire ak-skidbe. tes - A gma, ur zmire ara ad ak-skidbe. Zemmuri el Bari ur tesi tt-yuen, tekseleba. acu i tt-yuen, ma tekse-ed tiflukin yea leba. Ma d Zemmuri tener d-yelin. ufella tener liala, qrib azgen n yexxamen i d-yelin. Sma iwehhababUr ikemmel ara Si Smail timesliwt, iwehha-yas tilifun i babYennammigmayual is. Yenna-yas ad yini tanmirt i mmi-s n gma-s. Syin yual yekcem udemla er tkeust, isers udem-is ef ubulun, yebda imeawen s laqel. Ikcem- imir- mmibabaIkcem-ed imir-en mmi-s afiq er tkaust, issened ef baba-s. Yenna-yas ad yeef lkuaj imi sbe tazwara i ilaq, ahat haten-in Yennayeef haten32

uxxamten-yu. Yerra-yasSma deg uxxam-nsen acemma ur ten-yu. Yerra-yas-ed Si Smail dfellbelli amal mai d win ara yeqqimen ur d-inuda yara fell-asen t-yuen, yella ma yella ulac acu i t-yuen, iban yella kra yeran ma yella mai d segyu yiwen seg-sen i yu laa. tkeust dQimen akken ddeqs zdaxel n tkeust di tsusmi, armi i diserre diadamiyen iserre webrid i d-gan iadamiyen deg asif. Lan ddac ddac tkeust zdatfen deffir tkeust yellan zdat-nsen alarmi fen s abrid yettawin er as-tini Tniya. Din, walen si aq ayen akken ef ur bnin ara; ad as-tini d t-yu ass aneggaru n ddunit, ala yiwen si 100 seg ayen ibdan ur t-yu ili ne liAkkenara kra. Mulac kulec ili-d ne iceqqeq si yal tama. Akken-nni d yeuen tikli deg iberdan yeuen d tikewas d ikumya armi i wwen er la uerbaz lazib n Zemmuri ufella. Qesden ad eddin seg ubrid uerbaz imi twellitDa fend win iqerben s axxam n twellit-nsen. Da fen-t. IeqSma Ieq-as webrid i Si Smail, azgen n yexxamen akked linuen ibatimuyen lin-ed, iberdan uen d laju akked tebrikt yeren. lefuf, yegra- degIbatimuyen n semmus (5) n lefuf, yegra-d deg-sen ala yiwen n ef. Kulec yerregrag-ed d akessar. Da lan akken ger yera d yerregragDa dwuzlan armi ur zmiren ara, imi irggel webrid s yiwen wexxam i dyelin yelin er tlemmast n webrid n tkewas. ef aya, Si Smail d Sma mmi- fen entkeust ustmmi-s fen-d si tkeust-nsen akken ad kemmlen tikli ef uda. Laci yexxamenyelin; Laci ttazalen ger yexxamen-nsen yelin; yal axxam tella felltarba yelmeyen degwalba fell-as tarbat n yelmeyen yettnadin deg-s ma yella walba ifassentekksenleyu ielen. S ifassen-nsen ilmawen, tekksen-ed iceqfan n leyu deg- tente taawsa, akked wuzlan deg-i tente ssima. Aebba yuli ef yal taawsa, ula d isekla umsen. Tettbantwait Tettban-ed tegnitt d tin n twait yedan lqarn ayagi, ualen degudmawen ualen d iseafen s tidi akked uebba ineten degTikewas sen. Tikewas akked ikumya yellan meqbel seddaw yexxamen ttwaeddent d-yelin fellyera ttwaeddent irkelli s wayen i d-yelin fell-asen n yera d llaju. temarin Tilawin d temarin d yemaren d warrac imeca qimen yark di leb imeawen yiudmawenlebid, s imeawen akked uxei n yi-nni amcum ef udmaweninezen nsen inezen di tsusmi. Tual Zemmuri am annar n tad anda sma acenguabibbib ulac sma ger widak yettnaen; acengu-nsen n wassa d abibyielli. yexxamentennsen n yielli. Imi ualen yexxamen-nsen, i ten-iarzen qal seg usemmi usemmi akked d wemdan, d icenga iqeben lewa mebla ccea. iutwacultccea. Tugti n medden immut ne iu-asen yiwen si twacultnsen ne si liran-nsen. Iffe-iten maa laqel armi aas i ne liranIffe maa la aas 33

iruwaen, iqerrayeqqimen ef iruwaen, iqerra-nsen ger ifassen am widak ur nes yarun ddunitnesi acu ara yarun si ddunit-agi. ubridyeslaSma temart Deg ubrid-nsen, yesla-yas Si Smail i yiwet n temart werrawdielli ittmeslayen ef sin werraw-is i d-ikecmen ielli akken ad walin tu dyiwet tawsa timlilit n ddabax. Nettat akken tu ad d-tawi yiwet n tawsa er axxamdliran twala axxam-is mi d-ial d akessar am tejuin n dduminu. awalyihatenTeqqar deg awal-is : ala nitni i yi-d-yegran; tura haten-in Iulfa Sma yimeawen temartseddaw wexxam. Iulfa Si Smail i yimeawen n temart-nni imeawen awenyugad as-yeu. amzun d imeawen-is imi ula d netta d ayen i yugad ad as-yeu. arrawasen-teru Yugi ad yamen belli sin seg arraw-is tezmer ad asen-teru akken ula d nitni. dyellitualent Gguman ad d-afen axxam n yellit-nsen; tizenqatin ualent terifin, ttemcabit irkelli. Lerfuf n yexxamen setfen am terifin, wa ef waye, tebrikt yeren, waye, iberdan uen d aru d tebrikt yeren, d iceqfan n wiqan Laun la d tewwura, d uqermud ittwaqecmen. Laun tufa n laqel tkemmellezen zenUlawentkemmel-as i lezen-nni anda yella. Ulawen-nsen qrib ad felqen seg usisef akked ndama. Yeqqar-as Si Smail d lela-ines mi usisef YeqqarSma lelaela taddartccum. s-yeqbel i amal ad yekru di taddart-agi n ccum. Wamag ad zeden yidmmiqeblen ad zeden yid-s di wiba imi ala netta d mmi-s, afiq, izeden izeden axxam n snat texxamin akked uanu. Tili netta ad yual mmitaxxamt- wessi aas. er mmi-s, nitni ad fen taxxamt-is wessien aas. Acu kan, si nnien, ultes acu yuen tama nnien, mazal asirem deg ul-is belli ur tesi acu yuen tezde yellidabatimut anda tezde yelli-s imi iwala ddeqs ibatimuyen ur dneli neli yara irkelli. tezniqtTicki, yesteqsa afiq yiwen weqcic ef tezniqt-nni anda tezda weltma- Da iwehha-yasdtezda weltma-s. Da iwehha-yas-ed anda i d-tezga. Syin srid yurqbala ar yur-es. yebes Sma yelliQrib yebes wul n Si Smail mi iwala abatimut n yelli-s, ala lefuf dlefuf yes ikcemsin lefuf i d-mazal zdin si semmus (5) n lefuf yesa. Din ikcem-it lmual warraw- Da ttbut belli d lmual ssuksen warraw-is. Da iqqumec ef uuwar dUdemyumsen am widak i d-yufa meqbel. Udem-is deg ifassen am wiya. Imir- yua auryeuen netta am wiya. Imir-en yua-d afiq ur-es s wallen yeuen d yeran, isedda- ifassenbabaaman yeran, isedda-d ifassen-is izuranen ef tuyat n baba-s iebba yettau ebbayeqquren am tenqultt tacaraft. Iqqim akken iebba-t, yettau ssima ara s-tekkes tiyta tamezwarut. Imirtawa Imir-en afiq ur yeri yara belli d tin i d tawait tis qrad (3)i deg-i baba-s iulfa-yas si zdaxel n wul-is i tiyta; tamezwarut deg- baba- iulfawululfa 34

teratad cyufatera-d di tad n Lezzayer mgal aumi, asmi mmuten cyufa-s ra imeddukalA talli akked d imeddukal-is : Arab ad talli akked Salem at tsi yettwaef di belqasem. Tis snat asmi yettwaef er lebs n in Mgel, di tniri, uerda, asstualin d-yual yemlalam uerda, ass-nni d tualin i d-yual si lmut, yemlal-ed amal d ilemi degbabailemi amecu ihellan deg-s am baba-s. Taneggarut d tagi. Arrawyeme me d-ye Arraw-is i wumi yeme ad d-ye afiq d lamana, asmi ara asswwen la yemmet, ass-a ur iban anda i llan. Ahat nitni tura wwen lafu n ebbi. Amecwa, yekkerSma Amecwa, yekker-ed Si Smail seg uxemmem anda akken Ikkermmidyeef efyezzer. Ikker-ed yides mmi-s i d-mazel yeef-it seg ufus. Ddan abatimuttezzinakken armi d abatimut-nni, syin bdan tezzin-as. Ttmuqulen ma dawezi yella kra i d-yettbanen. Ufan d awezi ad yessukkes wemdan seg anectd-yelin, anect-nni n yebluken i d-yelin, ala ma yella win ieslen ger sin yeblaen, tes tyeblaen, ur tesi acu i t-iuzan. Zzinakkenaas Walan-tenZzin-as akken-nni aas n wakud i ubatimut. Walan-ten-id ussanurUmbeBd yidaas, laci, ussan-ed ur-sen. UmbeBd mi heden yid-sen aas, fehmen-d belli deg ubatimut-nni mazal-ed ala ta (7) n fehmenubatimutmazaltes dsenyemdanen ef wumi ur tesi acu i d-ibanen, u ger widak i sen-dtedda- yelliwergaz- Da imiresben tedda-d yelli-s akked wergaz-is. Da imir-en kan bdan uesses Kksenanadi akked uesses ma yella kra ara slen er zdaxel. Kksen-d s Jebden ebdenlif yark tibrikin akked yeblaen n ssima izemren. Jebden-d tipuuyin tipuuyin d isulas n wuzzal er webrid ma yella kra ara yafen seddawseddaw-nsen. d-yeli Sma mmiD anadi armi i d-yeli lam; ualen, Si Smail d mmi-s akked ierdayen ifassenwidak yellan yidsen, am ierdayen yumsen d aebba, ifassenuen leqa laju nsen uen d tidariyin, u feddxen yark si leqa n laju iggezmen Teli liam lmus. Teli-d tsusmi ef temdint tamecut n Zemmuri. La iadtkaust ust- iwwiia-ten yark lemmer mai d yiwen i d-yusan s tkaust-is, iwwi-d ticekain ibidunen n waman izedganen akked ticekain n werum yeman. cwisen- aen. Laci am atmaten ban di tsusmi cwi-nni i sen-d-iaen. Zwaren imeca deg arrac imeca yellan xemten di tsusmi akked imeawen am teef tqila la yefrax teef tqilat. Syin rnan an imeqranen s tmara n la ierman ermanyesqerqcen ierman-nsen. YukiSma tkaust mmiYuki-d Si Smail, di tkaust anda yees netta d mmi-s, umbeBd ne swaye lawan n lefjer umbeBd azal n qrad (3) ne ku(4) n swaye anda yeqme allenyellyeqme kan allen-is. Srid er ubatimut anda tella tezde yell-is. Iqqim akken itezzi itenne armi i d-yuli yiij; ussan-ed imir-en kra itenne dyiij; ussan- imir35

ielli ellitwaculinseg widak yellan ielli-nni, Imi ula d nitni llan si twaculin-nsen ttwanelen din, yera widak mazal ttwanelen din, seddaw uqenfud n yera d ssima. imirara- snesen eren imir-en acu ara-d-snesen seg ubatimut; d anadi ma yella walba zemren ad slen i walba n ssuat ne usiwel. i uzuer Ass kamel iedda d arfad d uzuer n yebluken n ssima. as dAyen isqueben drus yidsen i llan, ddeqs i d-wwin s abrid. Ayen isqueben ul n Sma laci Si Smail akked laci yellan yides, d makken ufan qrad(3) si tmeut tfekkiwin. Argaz d tmeut akked uqcic amecu ur newwi ara lame mraw(10) isseggasen di lame-is, len mmuten seddaw yiwen n d-yelin fellKksen-tenleder. Nudan li i d-yelin fell-asen. Kksen-ten-id s leder. Nudan-ten ma degDa imirtewwe yella mazal nnefs deg-sen, ufan ulac. Da imir-en tewwe-ed tkaust ium tentkaust iumyiten i ten-yewwin. i imeawen. Ass n Zemmuri iedda deg unadi akked imeawen. Tikwal ssukkusen- alba imirakka ssukkusen-d alba si seddaw yexxamen. Da imir-en ad tual icenfuren d-tual tea akked usirem er icenfuren n yemdanen meqbel dien dien ad afen wiya nnien yemmuten. Asirem d layas ttemafaen am teqqucin n wezrar. Laci am iwefen zzin i ttemafaen t Laci dixxamentta dwayen i d-yeggran seg ixxamen-nsen, ttaaen maa ad dlegrawezUalen ssukksen ayen ufan si legrawez-nsen. Ualen iberdan uen d ti tiemmucin n ddewzan yersen di tlemmast n webrid ireglen. U ta tafe er yal taemmuct ad tafe tamat ne tameut d warrac imeca imeca inezen di tsusmi. Tamedditben enDdanTameddit-nni ben-d iserdasen s timelsa tizegzawin. Ddaniadamiyen. sbedden ed yidsen iadamiyen. Da deg yiwen ubetea sbedden igiunen. ulintaddartlaci igiunen. Syin ulin-ed er taddart-tamdint, wwin laci d akessar fkan- agiun untamedditanda ara sen. Yal tawacult fkan-as agiun-is. U tameddit-nni kan wwen endwwen-ed si tuddar n leqbayel i d-yezzin akked si Lezzayer tikewas d-yeuen ikumya, ifurguten, tikewas yebbacin, i d-yeuen d ui akked lewayeg. Anectda, dtasa lewayeg. Anect-nni da, i d-yerran tasa ef udmawen n warrac imeca umbe la senimeca yebdan urar as s tufra, umbed mi kksen la i senizeman maniggezmen izeman-nsen. NnanSma sugiun, YennaNnan-s i Si Smail ad s-ed fken yiwen ugiun, yugi. Yennayes takaustkaust yasen belli netta mai n din, u yesa takaust-is anda yeggan mmiiqebeltbagi netta d mmi-s. Ma yella d ui, iqebel-ed yiwet n tbagi n werum tbewa akked tbewa ufama d yiwet n tqerBunt n waman n lala xdia. babadeffirafiq, yellan yugad aas ef baba-s, iteddu deffir-es, s tsusmi, anda yedda. Mi t-iwala yeba ad yexdem laa, ad tyeba yexdem laa, 36

as-tt-ids-edyemmayezwir ad as-tt-id-yexdem. Icfa mi s-ed-tenna yemma-s, meqbel asifassenad as-temmet ger ifassen-is, belli tura d netta i wimi yettunefk babaweltmaasslal ad yehella di baba-s akked weltma-s. ef aya, ass-a i yehella babatizza seldyehella mebla axemmem di baba-s, yellan d izem n tizza seldAss- yual ielli. Ass-a yual am lexyal n tebirt yettmehgaen netta d yimanyelin yiman-is ger yexxamen yelin n Zemmuri, yugi ad yamen belli yelliwergazyelli-s d wergaz-is yeaten wakal. Aqcic, icuffen am texsayt taquant, ittbanbaba- i- ed-yewwen taquant, ittban-ed, er tama n baba-s i-s-ed-yewwen er tuyat, wau. babaam usalas yetthuzu wau. Leya tenat, lada zdat baba-s yuen yettnayuen tannumi yettna-it ef ulac akked ulaed. AssYual Ass-a beddlen amek i ttmesmuqalen. Yual d aqcic i yettadaren syettadaren ef umar, imi d netta i s-yeqqaren melmi d lawen n webas lawan ne webas unadi ne melmi d lawan n wui ne n tguni. Netta, amar, ulas-edamar, izzer di tsusmi, yessutur deg ul-is di ebbi ad as-edarraw- yemel. yesteqsayessukes arraw-is yemel. Yiwet n tikelt, yesteqsa-t afiq : mmeltesne - A ba, mmel-iyi amek i tesne amal, argaz n Wezna ? Yezzi wemar iman-is ef tbanki anda yeel, imuqel er wemar imanyeel, mmiyennammi-s. Syin yenna-yas : as-fka allen- amal meskin, a mmi, lemmer i zemre ad as-fka allen-iw, tili fki astettafe fki-as-tent. D yiwen ur tettafe ara akkagi kan di baa yettmena; d-temlile timitalUlyettmena; mexa mexa mara d-temlile timital-is di ddunit. Ul-is terast degaidan, am terast n tzizwa, kulec deg-s d aidan, u s lfayda. as ma beddlent- lemayen t-idyella meskin beddlent-ett lemayen d iilifen i t-id-yemmugren di ddunitbabatettwali zdatyewwe ddunit-is. Netta, asmi baba-k-agi, tettwali tura zdat-ek, yewwe er uxenfuc n tmettant, ibedded yidi akken tettebdad tuccayt i warrawiyiwarraw-is. Wellah, a mmi azizen, ar d iyi-isse akken teseay tmeut llufan- iseb sebbaba- Da asstmeut llufan-is; iseb-iyi am baba-s. Da seg ass-en i ikcem s ulti-id-yessufe. ul-iw, ala ebbi azizen i izemren ad ti-id-yessufe. Wammag, a urnek ur-i, yeswa akken teswam ke d Wezna... Sima yu Isusem Si Simail akken yu tannumi yessusum di tlemmast lehdu yettmektiumcegge n lehdu-is. Dima yettmekti-d ameddakel umcegge n ebbi azu yilesyesrusun azu amecu seddaw yiles-is akken ur yettmeslay ara tualImir- yesselfbabaaas. Da tual-as d tannumi. Imir-en yesself-as afiq i baba-s udem-nniwussaniBe Beddan. seg udem-nni-ines yekmumcem ugar, sin wussan-agi iBeddan. dlezen. yernaIulfa s tesme i d-itekken si lezen. Da yerna-yas yiwen usteqsi : - A ba, anda i tesne amal ? dagi di Lezzayer ne di tmura n tesne 37

baa? baa? Yerra-yas- imir- babaYerra-yas-ed imir-en baba-s awal amzun yerfa : Aas Yena- uetet. - Aas i tseqsaye. Yena-k uetet. es tura, es ! Azekka kaSma miAzekka-nni tafejrit, yewhem Si Smail mi-d-yufa ddunit teu teu d iserdasen. Bdan ula d nitni anadi deg ixxamen. Da imantarba dissekcem iman-is di tarbat-nni i d-yelhan deg ubatimut anda llan yelliwergazyelli-s d wergaz-is. as akken netta d ayen ur yezmir ara i mmi- afiq, yualen ialen- Yessendahwerfad, d mmi-s, afiq, i yualen d ialen-is. Yessendah-it di yeba d-yezzuer asyeba kullec; ma yeba ad d-yezzuer uzzal ad as-t-iwehhi; ma yeba i alba walba ad iiwen alba iserdasen deg urfad n walba n ibluken asdimeqranen, ad as-yessiwel akken ad d-yerfed yidsen. Netta, iteddulebi, yetta lfe ulba afiq, iteddu-yas d lebi, u yetta-as awal s lfe am ulba igelliden. Iserdasen yellan yides wehmen deg uqcic iteddun di lebi anectbabatenyualen lebi anect-en i baba-s. Acu i ten-yeswehmen ugar mi yualen ttaen enaqeban d-cegg ula d nitni ttaen-as awal. Ula d aqeban i d-ceggen er yual Si Sma Zemmuri yual am yiwen userdas n menwala zdat Si Smail, lada mi ran belli netta d amahed.00000 lada wwen en- ibaaniyen yeqjanTicki wwen-ed ibaaniyen s yeqjan-nsen; srid d anadi deg yelin. Wwintina ixxamen yelin. Wwin-ed yidsen tinauin s wacu ttessisen er Cwi tewwetarba zdaxel n yexxamen. Cwi umbeBd da, tewwe-ed yiwet n tarbat di d-yusan si tmurt n elyan er ubatimut anda yella yettnadi Si Sma durSmail akked d sin iserdasen i d-yegran ur-es. Imirllaju Imir-en kan i bdan asferfec di llaju d wuzlan yettwagezmen segimaniuwac am lastik. Kra seg-sen ssekcamen iman-nsen deg iuwac akked ixejan iemmuenubiun d ixejan yellan deg iemmuen-nni n ubiun d wesar. Da kra tsaBtin ssufentemart kan n tsaBtin ssufen-d snat tfekkiwin n yiwet n temart akked tamectut, imirteqcict tamectut, wwin imir-en ipumpyiten er ttbia imi ugaden fuent iijyesserayen Iqjantenad fuent seg iij-nni yesserayen akal. Iqjan-nsen i ten-yettawin ubatimut lecic, sya er da, leun ef ubatimut amzun d lecic, ttneggizen seg uxji Ielyanendeffiruxji er waye. Ielyanen-nni deffir-nsen ttmuqulen ma yella kra srien, irgazendara srien, da yal tikelt ara ebsen yeqjan, irgazen-nni ad dnejma amiqamecwa nejmaen er din akken ad nadin amiq-nni. Acu kan amecwa dalba ibenyaq ne kan ad d-iban d albaa n ibenyaq ne tsumtiwin ne n wayen nnien. nnien. TikeltSma yea acel elTikelt-agi Si Smail yea-yasen ad xedmen cel-nsen, imi yual italtes arrawyual-it-id usirem belli yezmer ur tesi acu yuen arraw-is, u widak-agi zemren ad ten-id-skeflen. Ass kamel er tama-nsen, widakten-idtama38

yettau Ime me tenyettau ma yella kra yafen. Ime di ebbi ad ten-yeg d ssebba d-ssufen arrawahenamaubiun. akken ad d-ssufen arraw-is si ahenama-yagi ubiun. ileu alba Segmi ileu wass, yebda la yettwali layas ad afen alba udmawensenyettzad ef udmawen-sen. Nutni as ur fhimen ara acu i senwalba twacultyeqqar swaswa, ran belli yella walba si twacult-is seddaw ttqadaren- aas, imanwakal, u ef aya ualen ttqadaren-t aas, u asen iman-nsen deg unadi. iu d-yeli iemi lewal walTameddit mi iu ad d-yeli lam, makken iemien lewals-edSma da nsen, ewqen amek ara s-ed-inin i Si Smail belli ma yella da walba isem yella walba ielen zdaxel n ubatimut ulac isem usirem akken ad yili yedder, imi ur ulfan ara ula i lhaffa tamecut ne anqar n dan-aswefrux i d-yekkan si zdaxel. U meqbel ad sahlen, an-as-ed cwi muqlenucmume cwi n wui, syin muqlen-t-id s ucmume yeuen d lezen. Iwwi- imirtakaustakaust Iwwi-t imir-en afiq er wemiq anda an takaust-nsen, iddemief asefyetwei. ifrec-asiddem-ed aman, ief-as-ten akken ad yetwei. Syin ifrec-as-ed abenuq nuqtasirt. tenabenuq-nni i yessexdam d tasirt. Da bdan taallit i ten-ifuten. ekat-nsen uent d nnehtat akked wensar n wenzaren, u ekatuent daen daen d weqma n imeawen. taallit, isersbaba- tabewa Mi kfan taallit, isers-as-ed afiq i baba-s tabewa n ssardin di tebbuyin i zzit, snat n tebbuyin ufema, kra ieqqayen uzemmur akked tbagi tbagi n werum. Sma imiYegguma Si Smail ad iger yiwet n telqimt s imi-s. Ula d carqenimeawen. yewwiimetman carqen-as si fad akked imeawen. Da yewwi-t afiq si tuyatwau ttuyat-is akken yettawi wau iclem n tkerruct er tbanki anda i tamecu, iumsenyesgen am uqcic amecu, ium-it s tduli i sen-d-an iserdasen. I isellyettinif. I kamel isell-as mi la yettinif. ttemafaen Ikumya akked ifurguten la ttemafaen deg agga er wwinlewaye, lmakla Zemmuri, wwin-ed lewaye, lmakla d waman. Win ara igren mgedwalenttamawt ad yaf belli tuddar n leqbayel mgedwalent-ed er twilayatt tikeltulfanaas n Bumerdas. Ahat imi tikelt-agi ulfan-as ula d nitni, aas ur d-yawe idegnumin ara belli yezmer ad d-yawe wass ideg-i ara walin adrar n yesruhmut yeran imiree icette am umeslub, u yesruhmut am uzger yeran imirTual en ara yemzel. Tual twilayatt n Bumerdas teu d ibaaniyen. Tzemre d-tini durTzemre ad d-tini belli ugar wid i d-yettasen ur-es wala imezda dleya imezda-is ef wumi i d-ters yiwet akken n leya tamaragut. ten-idtwait itTtmuqulen yark d acu xedmen armi i ten-id-iqas ebbi s twaitagi i sen-yekksen widak emlen. sen39

trebbuya as mazal kra n trebbuya ef yexxamen yelin, tugti laci segtabla asiremebsen anadi. Aas seg-sen i yettin tabla n znezla, asirem-nsen agema targitd-tettili iwet agema er yimal, tebda targit-nsen la d-tettili seg ul tebit ieznen am yitij n tebit di tegrest. Ailif n ddunit yerna yark d-tea seniilifen i d-tea tmettant n widak i sen-yettilin. Sma kratabla Si Smail d yiwen si kra-nni yugin, ar tura, ad ttin tabla n yeri znezla tamcumt, acu kan ur yeri yara acu yezmer ad yexdem. eqtifratwemar Ieq-as d acu i d tifrat-is, lemmer mai d yiwen n wemar yessen uma s-eddin, deg uma igiunen, i s-ed-yennan belli tawacult yettnadi hat-enimejra yezmer hat-en-in d imejra di ttbia ne anda nnien. Da d win i ic i d awal s wacu ineggez er tkaust, icel amutur, iedda ef afiq qbala yegla yess. Syin qbala er ttbiaat n Tniya, Bumerdas, Bur wiya. Mnayel, Tizi wezzu akked d wiya. ttbiaat Sin wussan d anadi di ttbiaat akked d usiwel n tilifun. Acu i segt-yettawin seg-wa er wa. Ula d liuns isar ayen yesseray deg Sma yual yeqquren. aggur. Udem n Si Smail yual am iniem yeqquren. Tidi d uebbar ualen neten ef uglim-is, rnan-as ula d anekmuc deg uglim- rnanMmitama- iteddulebi, yettaudem. Mmi-s, dima ar tama-s, iteddu-yas di lebi, yetta-as awal. yeba Ma yeba ad ier wemar laa d aqcic ara yesteqsin, ma yettu ne t-id-yesmektin; mmilawan n wui ne n tallit d netta ara t-id-yesmektin; mmi-s ur newwi yualta tewsernewwi ara 15 isseggasen yual-as d taekkazt n tewser-ines. t-wali as-teqqaryes Aqcic netta am lexyal, mara t-wali ur as-teqqar-e ara yesa uulfu ulaubut baba- tasa isem uulfu deg ul-is; d aubut deg ufus n baba-s; tasa wala lezen, ulacudemlezen, ulac-iten ef udem-is. ualenalen ufanliala Ass wis tza(7), ualen-d er Zemmuri, ufan-ed tbeddel liala maa. ualenttimeca, maa. as ma yella ualent-ed tikwal znazel timeca, aas n ixxamenAnaf tent-yefen laci i yualen s ixxamen-nsen. Anaf i tent-yefen di baa yerna tagdiigiunen tagdi-nni n tmettant. Imi tudert igiunen tcuba er tudert iiwec di laci lqebs, cerken laci ibduzen, u tikwal ilaq i wemdan ad yau tasa t-idtasaatt kamel akken ad t-id-ta nnuba, ulac anwa izemren ad wedes, ternu- ssuat, yeqqim wedes, ternu-as ssuat, imennuen, anexlu izaden. ielben anecttikariwin dWayen ielben yark anect-a d tikariwin i d-yennulfan. Amar mmi- ufan- iman ubatimutyelin Amar d mmi-s, ufan-ed iman-nsen zdat ubatimut-nni yelin iumyen umyenne u yeftutsen. Ulac anwa i yellan din. Ulac iumyen-nni, ne ne iserdasen ne laci. Asirem n tudert n Wezna d amal yeffe, ulawenDa yennejla seg ulawen-nsen. Da qqimen akken am sin yesan i wumi ent tferrawin, yettaun lmut-nsen. Imir-en yenna-yas Si lmutImir- yennair 40

Sma anectSmail i afiq belli waqila d lawen n tualin s axxam, u anect-a d ta ddunitebbi i t-yuran akken ad a-ijareb di ddunit-agi. Wammag nekni i edasdurd ayla n win i-ed-ixelqen, melmi d as-yehwa ad d-yesteqsi urna. iffena. Da iffe-ed afiq s lir si tkaust, ierbek tawwurt s is lahd, yernaiu wayen isa n lahd, yerna-yas tiyta s arkel. Syin iu iqqim er ief aqerruyifassentama ubatimut, ief aqerruy-is ger ifassen-is. Amecwa yusa- baba- uriqqimAmecwa yusa-d baba-s ur-es, iqqim-ed ef yiwen n weru s udem- yennaudem-is, yenna-as : ilaq- sbe. -A afiq ilaq-ak sbe. Sbe d abib n ebbi! YerraYerra-yas afiq : ten-ne ibluken- ri. Acu kan ur bi ara ad ten-ne akka seddaw ibluken-agi ten-nenel n ssima. Ilaq ad ten-nenel ! Yerra-yas- babaYerra-yas-ed baba-s ; ten-nenel. nea- Ur ttagad ara, ala anal ara ten-nenel. Yakk teri, neattewayat leske. ufanyasen ttewayat i yiadamiyen akked leske. Ma yella ufan-ten a-enNea aasmi ara izen ad a-en-ssiwlen di tilifun. Nea-yasen yark lekwae-nsen, wala lekwae-nne. Acu kan iwwe-ed lawan lekwaelekwae-nne. iwwee e a ad neqbel acu i -yura ebbi azizen. Ief ef- imirs-edbabaIef-ed imir-en afiq tamacwat n lkae i s-ed-yefka babaisfe allen- Syin degts, isfe yess allen-is. Syin yessuter deg-s ma yella yezmer ad tye Sma ye dqiqa din wedes. Da yecmume Si Smail mi yekker yual yual ar tkaust anda yeel ef tbanki. Dayen yumen tura belli ulac asiren di tafin n yelli-s akked yellieggalueggal-is. tewwi ssa dbabaUr tewwi ara azgen n ssaa mi d-yuzzel afiq er baba-s s yeuen Yenna-yasdwallen yeuen d tafat. Yenna-yas-ed belli yesla i ut i dlehdu Babayekkan si zdaxel ubatimut, igan amzun d lehdu s tasa. Baba-s imir- ikkerlaqeltbanki imir-en ikker-ed s laqel-is si tbanki anda yeel am win yeran mmilehdu imea abelli d ul kan n mmi-s i yeslan i lehdu, mai d imea-is. amiqs-edameuDa mi yewwe s amiq-nni i s-ed-yenna afiq, isers ameu-is iemmuen asef iemmuen n laju ddeqs n wakud. Acemma ur as-yesli yara. imirmmiyea Da ikker imir-en, imuqel er mmi-s s wallen n win yea usirem, mmi- Yenna-yasuen, ifhem mmi-s. Yenna-yas-ed belli d lawan ad uen, ad ualen s axxamtent-yaen eaaxxam-nsen. Imi, mulac d nitni ara tent-yaen di ea-nsen. ief- babatuyas- deg- dafiq am win iselben, ief-ed baba-s si tuyas-is deg-i i d-mazal yennassuat meskin ala isan, yenna-yas s ssuat yeuen d tisusaf : - A ba, sli-asen, amen-iyi ! ur-ek ad tale d ahetref i sli amenurtale ahetref a 41

shetrife. Slitteqeiren ak-sella shetrife. Sli-asen mi tteqeiren akka i d ak-sella tura. A ba, amenmmutenniwel! as amen-iyi, mazal ur mmuten-ara. Ilaq a niwel! Ikemmel afiq aas umeslay armi la SmaBil ur yezmir acu tIzraara yexdem ala ad t-yamen. Izra-t mai d win yeskerkisen, as ihedden, ma yella tagnitt icuban tagi d ul kan i ihedden, mai d alla. Da imiraiwel dlal imir-en d aiwel s tazla er uqeban i d-yufa lal yessefqad igiunen. Aneggaruyernas-edigiunen. Aneggaru-yagi mebla ma yerna-d awal ef ayen i s-edSma iserdasan- ddanyenna Si Smail, yessawel i semmus (5) iserdasan-is, ddan-ed dlal nudanyides er ubatimut i d-yufa lal nudan-t meqbel. umbeBd tsa uesses Acu kan umbeBd azal n snat n tsatin n unadi akked uesses tna inyenna-yasuqeban iserdasens tnauin-nsen, yenna-yas-ed uqeban akked iserdasen-is i wemar mmideggen lwaqtwemar d mmi-s belli ur zmiren ad deggen lwaqt-nsen deg degazekka ne seldubatimut deg-i ulac asirem, u, azekka ne sel-azekka, ad dibilduzien dielen eddin ibilduzien ad d-skeflen tifekkiwin n widak ielen seddaw yiwansendwakal, u d netta s yiwan-is ara sen-yessiwlen ad d-asen. Syin Sma dyette diu Si Smail ad d-yawi afiq yellan yebda la yettea ad dyekkes yiwet n tgejdit n ssima. Da ayen yark i s-yeqqar am Da ayen sasakken ur as-yesli yara, imi netta yettkemmil ajgugel akked d uzuer dallenuzuer n wuzlan yeuen d ssima. Yugi ad d-imuqel s allen-is; yuen yetteitettei netta yuen tannumi yettei-t akken tettei teqcict n zik inexaben aben- Assbabatinexaben-is. Ass-a yegguma, yugi ad isel i baba-s i yebdan ad tyettellil yennayettellil ad kren ad uen. Yiwen ubrid yenna-yas : iyi-tene uard- A afiq, waqila tebi ad iyi-tene ? Cwi uar-agi i d-mazal degstiersi. deg-i, d ke ara s-ikemmelen tiersi. D ayen a mmi, ur zmire nu. temleemlenara. Ilaq a nu. ri temle-ten, ula d nitni emlen-k. Acu kan yi- tenni i sbe akken i yi-d-tenni smana ieddan: sbe d abib n ebbi. Ibes yuababadIbes weqcic azuer deg uzlan, yua-d er baba-s i dzdatyennayettbanen am uclim yekkawen zdat-es. Ihi, yenna-yas: ak-ed-ggalle -ed- A baba, ad ak-ed-ggalle s Wellah i -ed-ixelqen ma d asnulfu i snulfa sli. d-snulfa ayen i wumi sli. Wellah, a baba, ar amal d Wezna mazelnawel mazel-iten ddren seddaw n wakal. U ma yella ur nawel ara ala niwel! lmut ara mten. Ilaq ad niwel! Sma ifassenYennammidIrfed Si Smail ifassen-is s igenni. Yenna-yas i mmi-s belli mi dtDa, tamezwarut yeggul ala amen ara t-yamen. Da, am tikelt tamezwarut bdan azuer snenazuer n iblukken n ssima. Laci yualen snen-ten di Zemmuri degiaen, uenasenttwehimen deg-sen. U llan kra iaen, uen-d ad asen-d-fken afus uiwen. u 42

Tewwe amecwa as-tini Tewwe-ed tmeddit amecwa kan, ad as-tini acemmek ur dd-yettwakes seg ubatimut. Mai kan ala ef ddunit i d-yers lam, yersSma mmiile imanyers-ed ula ef udmawen n Si Smail d mmi-s. Layas ile imanteglimtyeuen is ef teglimt-nsen yeuen d aebbar akked tidi. Ula d la yerna- imantwaitassyerna-d iman-is er twait-nsen imi ur xemmen ara belli ass-a nnien laci. dagi ara ternun, si tama nnien ssean ad ssutren di laci. tenuenAyen i ten-yerran uen-d er Tniya anda i nsan, u daen anda an deg yiwen useu yellin. Azekkaubridtualin Azekka-nni, deg ubrid-nsen n tualin er Zemmuri, yefrini Si Sma S Smail am umeslub di tlemmast n webrid. San zhar imi ulac d-ileu deffir asen- yesddewez anwa i yellan ad d-ileu deffir-nsen. Tili ad asen-d-yesddewez takaust ururtakaust ibestakaust seg urur-is. Yewwi takaust er yiri n webrid, ibes-itt. yezzidtbanki Syin yezzi-d er afiq i d-yukin di tbanki n deffir. Imuqel er baba- yufa- deg- leged yes baba-s, yufa-d deg-s leged akked uuccu yesa zikenni, yal dlaa t-yeskef kefen. yennamara d-yemlil laa i t-yeskefen. Da, yenna-yas i afiq yellan iseffe alleniseffe allen-is : - Yiwen n wawel i bi ad sle seg-k. Ini-iyi-t-id ass-agi ad d-nefru bi seg- Ini-iyiassdtamsalt-nne. Inid-txayle tamsalt-nne. Ini-yid kan mai d axayel i d-txayle ut n Wezna Ini-yitesli d amal. Ini-yi-d tikelt taneggarut belli tesli-asen. Yenna yasnnaYenna-yas-ed afiq s yiwet n taect ninen aas : Sma sen-sli. - A Si Smail, a baba, Wellah ar sen-sli. Da Da yessusem. Ibren- imirSma takaust ustIbren-ed imir-en Si Smail takaust-is. Syin srid ubrid n Tizi YesteqsaYerra-yasIzer Umalu; wezzu. Yesteqsa-t-id afiq sani. Yerra-yas-ed: s Izer Umalu; taddartIfia. taddart-nsen deg Ifia. dSma tkaust ustBur D affug i d-yuffeg Si Smail s tkaust-is. Tniya, Bur Mnayel, Miabu,Tizi, I tsa cwi. Miabu,Tizi, Ieugen, Ifia, izer Umalu di snat n tsatin d cwi. dsLaci mazal d-ukin yark, mi s-yebdded i Belqasem At emmu di anuttDa t-idismaqel-itiu utanutt-is. Da akken i t-id-iwala, ismaqel-it-id. Syin iu-ed fellyesteqsat- dissellem fell-as, yesteqsa-t acu i t-i d-yecqan. Di kra imeslayen yeka-yas yark tadyant i s-yedan; inna yas belli znezla ieddan yekas-yedan; i ka 43

tezda yelli- akked wergaztessedrem abatimut anda tella tezda yelli-s akked wergaz-is, u mazalyelin, nutni mazal-iten ar tura ddren seddaw uxxam yelin, ulac anwa tdanectara t-iiwnen akken ad d-yekkes anect-en n ssima akked wuzzal. dasstaddarturef aya i d-yerza ass-a er taddart-is akken ad tebdded ar ur-es twait agiitdi twait-agi-ines. imirgma- Muend Yessawel imir-en Belqasem At emmu i gma-s Muend Ucaban Abdrreman Yennadakked Abdrreman at La . Yenna-yasen belli ilaq ad d-iwlen yaun. imi tamsalt mai d tin ara yaun. afiq yellan yessusem am ubla lama ubla n lama, yettmuqul kan di sin yergazen yebdan la ttemcawaen baba- Da imeca ttemcawaen d baba-s. Da amecwa kan, iwala arrac imeca ilmeyen akked d ilmeyen mi ttazzalen di tzenqatin n taddart, sebuben s dixxamen akken ad ssekkren irgazen i d-mazal sen. umecwa Deg yiwen umecwa iwala afiq azal n 100 ne ugar n nnejmaentejma yergazen n taddart nnejmaen-d er tejmat, nnig teslent n iwhem lehdu yemdanensegwegraw, iwhem di lehdu n yemdanen-nni. as tugett seg-sen yessenudmawenwerin yessen-iten meqbel deg udmawen-nsen, acu kan werin ixxemem yella deg-sen anect-en n nnif. Da deg yiwen umecwa deganectDa mseban dlqutmseban am iwefen iuen ad d-ssasin lqut-nsen. Wa yuli deg tejmBt, ubrid n tejmBt, Wa iubb deg ubrid n tala. dMeqbel ad d-yerr afiq s lexba, iwala ikumya akked digaajenifurguten n taddart mi d-fen seg igaajen-nsen akk seg Laci wwinifassenitemmuyen anda fren. Laci ielben aja wwin-d ger ifassentimencain nsen timencain n yal nwel, iglezyam, tiqubac, ddakem, tual, imenasen, tibbewiin imenasen, tinhizin, tibbewiin akked wayen yark cukken ad wien. tikewas, Am uzrar n tafat, tikewas, ikumya, ifurguten, tibbaciyin afarenaubbu mafaren-ed d aubbu deg ubrid n Ifia. Arrac d yelmeyen heden heden ef znezla akked ddabax, irgazen ssusmen. ala afiq i yefre anectlaci yedda- yidd-ibanen yefre mi iwala anect-en n laci yedda-d yid-sen. tewwi Mazal tewwi d nac n wass mi wwen at Izer Umalu er Laci degacu- uhdumwejad dZemmuri. Laci wehmen deg-sen; acu-t uhdum-agi n wejad i dizemen temdintRran- tasa izemen er temdint-nsen. Rran-d tasa deg udmawen imezda aas senbelli s laq sn din; aas i sen-d-yennan belli san laq at zik i s-yennan. win yes uzaa. yesan deg udrar ur yettagad deg uzaa. Ma yella d nutni aqessa qesen yuallama aqessa-nni qesen dug ubrid yual-asen d tasusmi n lama mi abaxixyedan tuzawalan abaxix-nni yedan di Zemmuri. as ula d nutni tuza-ten znezla ieddan, tugett deg-sen ur ilen ara belli anect-nni n i deganect44

lexara wulawentwait lexara i yean; qemen wulawen-nsen zdat twait n yexxamen tejuin iraben am tejuin n dduminu. Laci maa, lada arrac imeyanen, segdimeyanen, aas seg-sen i wumi d-lint tmeqwa yeman ef igumastebbuin nsen. inigumas-nsen, ulfan i tiqqubert zdaxel n tebbuin-nsen. Di acal tew d-yean dqiqa walan acal tewe tedyant i d-yean d imezda n imeqan s-ednnien. Bumerdes akked imeqan i s-ed-yezzin si twilayatin nnien. dIzer ifurgutenD aneggez i d-neggzen at Izer seg ikumya akked ifurgutensenSma Imirnsen zdat ubatimut i sen-iwehha Si Smail. Imir-en kan bdan am uweuf aegge uweuf aegge n laju akked ibluken n ssima yeuen d uzzal. tarba tmencain Yiwet n tarbat s tmencain gezmen uzlan n tpuuyin d isulas n wiya ssima, wiya d asa. d-tecacu inyirenaebba, Tidi tebda la d-tecacu seg inyiren-nsen yumsen d aebba, d-tefent Imaren tiderriyin la d-tefent deg ifassen n warrac n lakul. Imaren ttakken- ayimeca, ttammalenttakken-d ay-nsen, seqdacen imeca, u ttammalen-asen acu Laun ilaq ad xedmen. Laun tcuba tiwizi ixeddmen at zik di taddart. Am yiwen ufus yezduklen ifassen, bdan azuzzef ubatimut si yal tama. Muend ucaban at emmu, amaut n taddart, yettammalMuend yettammalmal daelluy asen ansi ad d-zwiren, mulac ad ikemmel ubatimut aelluy er zdaxel. laci dwanectWehmen laci n Zemmuri ansi i d-yekka wanect-en n iwaezniwen iterrasen izzin i ubatimut am iwaezniwen yelluen llaju d wakal. dSma tenyerraMi d-steqsan Si Smail anwa i ten-ilan, yerra-yasen belli d at taddart- Da yuli-ten- ucau tgajujtwiya taddart-is. Da kra yuli-ten-id ucau di tgajujt-nsen, wiya d imeawen dwallenNnan-asyes imeawen i d-yulin ef yiri n wallen-nsen. Nnan-as-ed belli yesa is Yerraaas n zhe, netta isan taddart am tin. Yerra-yasen s yiwet n taect taect anda yeddukel lezen d cwi n zzux belli ulac aas n taddartisu tuddar di tmurt n leqbayel icuban taddart-is, imi isu yiwen ubrid laBra wwenimir'' abbuh ay at laBra '', wwen-t-id imir-en meqbel ad yekfu asiwelasiwel-is. tamaimanilmeyen taddartafiq si tama-s issekcem iman-is ger ilmeyen n taddart-is tenam aslem deg aman. as ur ten-yessin ara akken ilha meqbel, alen- asslebab bab- ssawalen-asyisemualen-as ass-a am lebab-is, ssawalen-as-ed s yisem-is meqbel t ssa ideg- tent-idad teddi ssaa tamezwarut ideg-i ten-yessen. Win ara t-id-iwalin leb yeBel dsi lebid ad yeBel ne ad iil d yiwen i d-yekkren yidsen. Imi ittanadlehdu ssuatittanad-iten di lehdu wala di ssuat-nsen akked yismawen s wacu ttemsawalen. Acu kan ixeddim mai d ayen isehlen imi, as aas n laci i dd45

qi i d-sufen anectyeddan, ur qien ara ad d-sufen anect-en n yebluken n ssima yemmeckentaen Ternuakked wuzzal yemmeckentaen am tyerrist n ierman. Ternu-as uelluy YeqqarSma tagdi ukemmel n uelluy ubatimut. Yeqqar-asen Si Smail : a imannnien ara- kkse tarwa adert iman-nwen, ma yella s lmut nnien ara-d-kkse arraw, as ad nebes kan . lewahi lase issawelSma mmiDi lewahi n lase issawel-as Si Smail i mmi-s afiq, yennaiu alba yenna-yas ad yeddem sin ifurguten, ad iu s alba n tunna dar rum cwi yiwiziwenakked lkuca ad d-yawi arum akked cwi n lmakla i yiwiziwenyennansen. afiq, i tikelt tamezwarut as ma s leya, yenna-yas i babaicegge alba baba-s ma yezmer ad icegge alba nnien, imi yeba ad taddartara- ssufen yeqqim d warrac n taddart-is makken ara-d-ssufen amal d Imuqel- imirtmuli t-yean Wezna. Imuqel-it imir-en s yiwet n tmuli i t-yean yuzzel d tazla Yennayeba segda s imawlan ifurguten. Yenna-yasen acu yeba seg-sen, da nutni lfe. qeblen s lfe. Sma iu dlal Si Smail, ula d netta, iu er liran i d-yufa lal ualen s ixxamensmanaixxamen-nsen, u d wumi yemyussan di smana-yagi yezrin, Isuter deg-sen ma zemren ad as-ed-relen tebbutayt n lgaz akked degas-ed-relen l ufunu tufunu akked kra n lewal i ussewwi n lqahwa d latay. Nutni i tyettqaddaen nnanasen-tt-idyettqaddaen aas nnan-as d nutni ara asen-tt-id-isewwen ma yewwi-yasen-ttDa yella yewwi-yasen-tt-id d taqurant. Da d ayen i yettwaxedmen. tewwi ssa yual alsin yeuen Imi ur tewwi ara ssaa yual-ed afiq s sin ifurguten yeuen d lmakla. Izer At Izer Umalu am yizmawen yettqazamen uzlan d ssima yeqquen mazalyeqquen am lewuc, mazal-iten tthembbaren abatimut akken ad ssawen kksenid-yelin t-zuzfen. Hatan ssawen kksen-d azgen n wayen id-yelin si lefuf lefuf dqrad (3) n lefuf yemlalen am lmaa. Ma d sin lefuf i d-mazel ualen ttbanyesan badden ualen ttban-ed am yesan iarfiyen. ImirMuend Imir-en i yemsefham Muend Ucaban at emmu, abderreman abderreman n ccix muand, amid at Lunis, Caban at Xentac d wiyanin la wiyanin belli ilaq ad lun s laqel i ef n wadda anda kecmen leyu ugaden walba leyu deg akal. Imi ugaden ad yeddrem walba n yera ne n yebluken ef iqerra n widak yellan zdaxel. Da bdan amecew d umennu umennu mgal abiun s tenhizin akked d iglezyam. D aizi di sqef yeqquen s lahd. yeqquen am uru n tnica s wayen yark san n lahd. Ualen ttmeste deg ubiun laci ttmestefuyen di titiwin deg ubiun amcum, mi yewet yiwen ne umursnat ne qrad (3) n titiwin ad yual waye deg umur-is. Kemlen akken-nni aizi armi i d-mlalen uzzal, da fent-ed tmencain akkenaizi dda fenttmencain 46

tenuizi akken ad ten-tgezment. Syin d akemmel uizi armi yual uiuc d axji axji ansi yezmer ad yekcem wergaz. temat Deg yiwet n temat igan i tissit n lqahwa, tugett n laci hedden gerla tmedditdIfassenhedden ger-asen s laqel di tmeddit-nni i d-iellin. Ifassen-nsen maa maa jeren u feddxen, uen d tidi d uebbar aberkan, ttbanenassielben ttbanen-d yark arkan seg ass-agi ixeddim ielben ixeddim n Sma yeel senullminat. Si Smail yeel acu ara sen-yini; imi si yiwet n tama ul-is yeba dyeba ad kemlen anadi d uizi, si tama nnien iwala amek i dyeffe iuran uranDa yennaleya yeffe eggu seg iuran-nsen. Da yenna-yasen s leya belli ma ban yella ban zemren ad ebsen aizi umbeBd ma yeli yiij as ul-is ulyeb eba Neqen- maa ur yeba ad ebsen ula d dqiqa. Neqen-d maa deg yiwen awezi ten-idubrid belli d awezi ad ebsen aizi u lemmer ad ten-id-yaf lefjer uzekkauzekka-nni. ImirSaBid Imir-en swaswa, ikcem SaBid at Qasi deg uuic gan di ef deg- yenunef. amenzu ubatimut s yiwen wemrar deg-i yenunef. Syin yerna deffirdeffir-es Yidir at Merri. Rsen ef yiwen ufutay yeuen d ibluken n ssima. Ur walan acemma si lam yellan din, da ssawlen-d er ssawlenbaa asenbaa asen-d-eggen llamba ufus. leyu Syin bdan anadi din ger isulas n wuzzal akked leyu n anunef d-yelin. tebrikt. D anunef deg iisan yellan ger wayen i d-yelin. Ttnadin tameut ma yella kra ara walin, u ttaken tameut ma yella kra ara slen. akkenwwen Wten akken-nni armi wwen er tewwurt n yiwet n taxxamt i teez zdaxelDa nufan teez ef sin iceqfan; kulec zdaxel-is yeftutes. Da tiemma nunfen armi d zdaxel anda nudan yark tiemma n texxamt ma alba zzinUfanyella ad afen alba n tfekkiwin. Syin zzin-ed er deffir. Ufan-ed tew felltufa ilaqdbelli tewe fell-asen tufa ugar unekcum, imi ilaq-asen ad ddubridkksen yark i d-selen deg ubrid-nsen mi kecmen. Ma yella d nnien abrid urtbantaxxamt nnien ur ufin ara yark abrid ur-es imi tban-ed am tin mai, d-yeli iregglen mai, anda i d-yeli kulec. SaBid yualSaBid at Qasi yual-ed er deffir s ununef ef tgecrar numeddakelmakken i n-yeqqim umeddakel-is, Yidir at Merri, zdat wayen Itekkesubridakken yellan yewwas d taxxamt. Itekkes-ed deg ubrid-is ayen t-icenen, yettarayark i t-yejjinin akk i t-icenen, yettara-ten ef yidis. Akken armi i yewwe alba d-yewwe er yiwen uiuc ibanen yettawin s alba n texxamin; imiraqarruy- yettessis issekcem imir-en aqarruy-is, yettessis ma yella kra i isel er zdaxel. Tazwara iulfa s tsusmi n texxamt-nni am tsusmi n tenelt, iulfa texxamttenelt, 47

amecwa acu kan, amecwa yesla i cel usferfec ne akmaz n yeccaren di Da yessawelyennalaa nnilun. Da yessawel-as i Yidir, yenna-yas belli yesla i laa er Aneggaruifer ferabriddMuend zdaxel. Aneggaru-yagi ifer-ed abrid-nni i d-yexdem Muend d-yewwe urUcaban, ula d netta d amured ef tgecrar. Mi d-yewwe ur-es, acal qimen akken acal ssusmen mebla aiet armi slan i yiwen n ut igan am lhaffa. Da ssawlen er zdaxel s wayen yark meqrit igerjumenAcal senigerjumen-nsen. Acal feen mi slan i ut i sen-d-yerran : aqla aqla-dagi! temat iwwedDi temat n latay iwwe-ed yitij sanda akken i d-isuma akal, yual Sma yettqei yual yiri igenni d azegga. Si Smail yella yettqei netta d ccix s-edi Yebrahim at Sisnew, i s-ed-iekkun acal n tedyanin ieddan am baba- iu udtigi si zik. afiq i wumi yessawel baba-s, iu-ed ad d-yelhu deg yilmeyen ye teu userbi n lqahwa akked latay i yilmeyen yeyan. Tidi teu lewaye wayetqemett lewaye-nsen si tqemett ar ttqaci, ifassen feddxen, lewaye qqerent, rkanizugarqqerent, umsent, issebbaen rkan-ed, eggu yuli izugar-nsen Da imir- idyeknan am ifurkan n tzemmurt di lawan n wedfel. Da imir-en idisu Mesafa at Wilan, yenna-yas-ed : ufan-ten d ayen! Syin isu yenna-yasufanan yark ayan xeddmen, uzlen er umruj gan di ef n wadda Ban ubatimut. Ban yark ad kecmen lemmer mai d la at Si med i senlawaniwe sen-yennan belli d lawan-agi yark i iween deg usekkes di taayt aytaelluy znezlat, imi taayt-nsen tezmer ad tkemmel aelluy i wayen i dlgufri. ualenyegran i ubatimut yeqerqcen am lgufri. ef aya ualen-d yark er xedmentimdewet, deffir, xedmen-d am timdewet, ttmuqulen s aiuc ma yella kra dad d-ibanen. segiu Yiwen seg-sen iu issawel i yipumpyiten yellan deg annar igiunen. wwentakaust igiunen. Amecwa kan wwen-d, ebsen takaust-nsen. Syin imirseguiuc iucyewwiiu yekcem imir-en yiwen seg-sen deg uiuc-nni, yewwi-yides tqa tna ufusyiwet n tqaunt n nnefs akked tnaut n trisiti deg ufus-is. yewwe yergazendMi yewwe upumpyit er zdaxel yessawel i yergazen-nni i dlal Rran-ashat-enyufa lal zdaxel. Rran-as-ed awal belli hat-en-in er tewwurt n yiwet n taxxamt anda i slan i ut. Da ualen di qrad (3) yidsen ddad d-fersen abrid yettawin er wansi i d- yekka ut; ttaran er Cwi yiwet n tama iblukken n ssima akked wuzlan. Cwi umbeBd iman- Muend yessekcem iman-is Muend Ucaban at emmu, inuda s llamba ufus- taxxamttemet yellan deg ufus-is taxxamt-nni si temet er taye. Da deg yeuen yiwet n ccuka iwala snat tfekkiwin yeuen d aebba am snat n teryula. Iqel tameut yelen ef yiwen wergaz i wumi d-temi I tameut d-temi 48

tamecut. tamart tamecut. yewwe urwudem Akken yewwe ur-sen, iwehha taftilt er wudem n wergaz i ed-yesan. ts-ed-yesan. Ife aas Muend Ucaban mi t-iwala yedder. Issawel- imirwiya dargazIssawel-ed imir-en i wiya ad d-kecmen. Yesteqsa argaz-nni bu t-yuen. Yerrahatentamart ma yella kra i t-yuen. Yerra-s-ed winna belli haten-in tmeut utt-en-yuen. refdenbxir netta d tmeut-is, ulac acu i t-en-yuen. Da refden-d s la tameut uttcekente urgazneri laqel tameut-nni yellan tcekente deg urgaz-is, am tin ur neri ieun yids-edwergaz- da yara acu ieun yid-es. Ur iban acu i s-ed-yenna wergaz-is, da tsarre refden-itttaji jitt-idtsarre-as. Syin refden-itt-id armi d taji-nni n tkuzint ansi i tt-idsenunfen Ssulin-ttsenunfen armi d atiuc yellan di ef. Ssulin-tt-id am uqeclaw yeqquen sarsenInudayeqquen er iwsawen, sarsen-tt ef uferrug imuan. Inuda-tt yeren deg- isfe asumejjay ipumpyiten ma yella kra i yeren deg-s, isfe-as-ed udemwallenDa tetkakieu tea a udem-is akked wallen-is. Da tetkaki-d si eu-nni tea, teqel- imirtessukes- tikelttsu imirsu teqel-ed imir-en belli d ayen tessukes-ed tikelt-agi, tsu imir-en s wergazyeffetyisem n wergaz-is : i amal yeffe-ed? Hatan zdaxel, ur t-tettut urara, hatan zdaxel. iwelet ur-es ttxilwat. Akken uen ad tt-refden s akamyut ipumpyiten, yerna iffettiffe la teqqa yiitt laqel. Tebda la tettru, teqqa-asen : Sani ara yi-tawim? argazd-yeffe. Ye asMazal argaz-iw, sima ad d-yeffe. Yee umejjay ad ashatend-ssufuen argazyessefhem belli haten-in tura ad d-ssufuen argaz-is. Nettat tugi tu duferrugda imiribes besad teddu, tu ad d-ters seg uferrug-nni, da imir-en kan ibesitenSma Laci ttiten-id Si Smail. Laci qrib run mi walan amek i tt-iebba deg ifassenteqel-itda tessudentes ifassen-is. Nettat teqel-it-id, da tessuden-it s wayen tesa n Yennates d-yeffe lehd. Yenna-yas belli ur tesi acu ara tagad, imi tura ad d-yeffe amal. Amecwa ialuiucAmecwa kan ial-ed uqerru n amal seg uiuc-nni igan di danectlaci zzin-asenef n wexxam. Iwhen mi d-iwala anect-en n laci zzin-asen-d di cwi dyiij Yecmumescwi nni n tafat i d-yettak yiij iellin. Yecmume-as i Wezna i sed-yecmumen uferrugded-yecmumen ula d nettat seg uferrug-nni ansi i d-tettmuqul. rranSyin rran-ten er zdaxel ufurgut, srid er ttbiar n Tniya. Sma ye warractaddart rtSi Smail yeweq amek ara yexdem i warrac-nni n taddart-is, iba ten-idfeen iba ad ten-id-yessuden yiwen yiwen. Nutni feen aas seg ayen senxedmen, ran belli balak d tin i tikelt tanegarut i sen- yettunefk di ddunitdddunit-nsen ad d-ssukksen sin yemdanen seg urebbi n tmettant i ten-yezzuuben urd-yett fell-asen ten-yezzuuben ur-es. Yebda ad d-yetteddi fell-asen yiwen twaye tyiwen, wa ad t-yessuden, waye ad t-iebbi, waye nnien ad as-yezme afus-is. Laun yual ur ifee ara di ger laci as-yezme afusLaun 49

yettaan tqentyettaan mi t-walan akken eqent-as. zik- yettbanamecu Ma d afiq yual am zik-is, yettban-ed am uqcic amecu i tena dtena leya. Ayen yark n tezmert akked tirrugza i d-yennulfan deg- ussanualen segYual yettbandeg-s ussan-agi yezrin, ualen nnejlan seg-s tura. Yual yettbanyettaun dbabated am ugrud yettaun acu ara d-yini baba-s akken ad t-yexdem. nnien ul- yeske dweltmaSi tama nnien ul-is yeske si lfe mi d-ssukksen weltma-s yemel yimanwergaz ergazyemel ugar n yiman-is akked wergaz-is d wumi yebda la yettual ameddakelwein Asukkesyettual d ameddakel-nni wein yessarem. Asukkes-nsen si yea acel allaseddaw ubatimut yea-yas cel am ilem deg alla-is. Imi qal yera iswidegufella yera acu i d iswi-s, yezzer deg-s akken ara yezzer ufella di tyerzayeuen tyerza-s. Tura imuqel s iri anda yemlal yigenni d wakal yeuen tezwa assilaqd tezwa ifhem belli ass-agi d ayen yekfa, ilaq-asen kan ad sta babaimezda stafun, netta d baba-s akked imezda n Izer Umalu. tenDeg ufurgut i ten-yettawin er sbiar, amal d Wezna yelen senef sin iferruga, tisegnatin i sen-d-yettawin ium ntant deg allentta iallen-nsen, ttaaen ad myesmuqalen di ger idaen upumpyit ibedden ger-asen. Cwi umbeBd teel-ed afus-is ur-es. Izme-it gerCwi teel- afus- urIzme imirufusUdmawenyennecaen imir-en amal deg ufus-is. Udmawen-nsen yennecaen tura ualen d iqaqen, u kkawen am tceti yeqqimen aas i yiij. Da tenna imirtenna-yas imir-en Wezna: Teri, - Teri, a amal, lemmer mai d ke i yellan yidi, ur ri ara zemre amek i zemre ad sebe. Yerra-yasYerra-yas-ed: -Ula d nek. Tenna-yaslenana: Tenna-yas-ed s lenana: Bi k-ed-ini - Bi ad k-ed-ini yiwen n wawal. Ugade ad tfehme mezlagu. Yerra-yaslenan nana: Yerra-yas-ed, ula d netta s lenana: Iniam- Ini-d ayen i d am-yehwan. imirnnigapumpyitgerTmuqel imir-en nnig-es s apumpyit-nni ibedden ger-asen, ma as-edargaz- da tennayella izmer ad as-ed-isell. Syin tmuqel s argaz-is, da tenna-yas: emle- emle-k. Icmume imirdIcmume imir-en amal, izme tafettust n Wezna i d-mazal dima yeef. yennayeuen yeef. Syin yenna-yas s wallen yeuen d aebbar akked imeawen, imeawen, s usbecbec: emle- Ula d nek emle-kem!

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