Arabic, Hijazi Spoken

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A language of Saudi Arabia

Alternate Names
Hijazi, West Arabian Colloquial Arabic
Population

6,000,000 in Saudi Arabia (1996). Population total all countries: 6,023,900.

Location

Red Sea coast and adjacent highlands. Also in Eritrea.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Coastal Tihaamah, North Hijazi, South Hijazi, Valley Tihaamah. North Hijazi has 4 subvarieties, South Hijazi has 16.

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