Arabic, Najdi Spoken

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A language of Saudi Arabia

Population

8,000,000 in Saudi Arabia. Population total all countries: 9,670,000.

Location

Also in Canada, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Syria.

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Language Status

3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language.

Dialects

Central Najdi (’Ajmaan, Al-Qasiim, ’Awaazim, Biishah, Haayil, Hofuf, Mutair, Najraan, Rashaayda, Riyadh, Rwala, Sudair, ’Utaiba, Wild ’Ali), North Najdi (Bani Khaalid, Dafiir, Shammari), South Anjdi (Aal Murrah, Najran). Some dialects spoken by Bedouins.

Typology

SVO

Other Comments

Muslim.

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