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Arabic, Judeo-Tripolitanian

A language of Israel

ISO 639-3yud

Population  30,000 in Israel (1994 H. Mutzafi). Population total all countries: 35,000.
Region  Also in Italy.
Alternate names   Jewish Tripolitanian-Libyan Arabic, Tripolita’it, Tripolitanian Judeo-Arabic, Yudi
Dialects  Not intelligible with Judeo-Iraqi Arabic [yhd]; medium intelligibility with Judeo-Tunisian Arabic [aeb] and Judeo-Morocco Arabic [aju].
Classification  Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, South, Arabic
A member of macrolanguage Judeo-Arabic [jrb] (Israel).
Language use  Mainly older adults. Also use Hebrew [heb].
Writing system  Hebrew script.
Comments  Jewish.
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