Sanaani Arabic


Sanaani Arabic

Infobox Language
name=Sanaani Arabic
familycolor=Afro-Asiatic
states=Yemen
region=north
speakers=7,600,000 (1996)
fam2=Semitic
fam3=West Semitic
fam4=Central Semitic
fam5=South Central Semitic
fam6=Arabic
script=Arabic alphabet
iso3=ayn

Sanaani Arabic (also known as North Yemeni Arabic) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in north Yemen. It is a variety of Yemeni Arabic. [Raymond G. Gordon, Jr, ed. 2005. "Ethnologue: Languages of the World". 15th edition. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.]

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* [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_language.asp?code=ayn Ethnologue entry for Sanaani Arabic]

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