Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi SpokenPrint
860,000 in Egypt (2006). Population total all countries: 1,690,000.
Bedouin regions in Sinai; parts of Red Sea coast, almost to south border; entire east bank.
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].