Arabic, Dhofari Spoken

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A language of Oman

Alternate Names
Dhofari, Zofari
Population

70,000 (1996).

Location

Zufar governorate, Salala and nearby coastal regions.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Related to Hadrami Spoken Arabic [ayh], Gulf Spoken Arabic [afb], and Omani Spoken Arabic [acx]. A member of macrolanguage Arabic [ara].

Other Comments

Different from Omani Spoken Arabic [acx].