2,200 (1994 H. Mutzafi).
Arbel (Arbil), Dobe, Koy Sanjaq, Qaladze, Ranye, Rustaqa, Rwanduz, Shaqlawa. 60%–70% inherent intelligibility with Lishanan [lsd] and Hulaulá [huy]. Very different and not inherently intelligible with Christian Aramaic languages and Lishana Deni. Western cluster subdialects are Arbil, Dobe. Eastern cluster subdialects are Southeastern varieties: Koy Sanjaq, Qaladze. Northeastern varieties: Rwanduz, Rustaqa.