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The mauritanian population:
a)Bidan fro the Bani Hassan tribe
b)Moor divided in white and haratines
some haratine tribe as the Ehel Barakilla in the region call inchiri to the spanish Sahara are white
c)the Peuls ,the Wolof and the Soninke

, Bidan:
The Arab-Berber population encompassed peoples of North African origins, most of whom were nomadic or seminomadic and who were unified primarily through the use of various dialects of Hassaniya Arabic. Hassaniya is derived from the beduin Arabic spoken by the Bani Hassan tribe, who extended their authority over most of the Mauritanian Sahara between the fifteenth and seventeenth centuries. Hassaniya is not closely related to other North African variants of Arabic, probably because the Arab invaders of this southwestern portion of the Sahara remained relatively isolated from the great Berber tribes of the northern Sahara. The primary differences among the numerous dialects of Hassaniya are phonetic.

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