Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi SpokenPrint
860,000 in Egypt (2006). Population total all countries: 1,690,000.
Mainly Bedouin regions in Sinai, Janub Sina’ and Shamal Sina’ governorates; parts of Red Sea coast, almost to south border, east bank, Bur Sa’id, Al Isma’iliyah, As Suways, and Al Bahr al Ahmar governorates.
North Levantine Bedawi Arabic, Northeast Egyptian Bedawi Arabic, South Levantine Bedawi Arabic. Similar to some Hijazi dialects in northwestern Saudi Arabia. A member of macrolanguage Arabic [ara].
Arabic script [Arab].