Arabic, Gulf Spoken

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A language of Kuwait

Alternate Names
Khaliji
Population

500,000 in Kuwait (1986). Population total all countries: 2,339,000.

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Language Status

3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language, widely used in public administration.

Dialects

Kuwaiti Bedouin Arabic, Kuwaiti Hadari Arabic. A member of macrolanguage Arabic [ara].

Writing

Arabic script [Arab].

Other Comments

Muslim.

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