Arabic, Judeo-Yemeni

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A language of Israel

Alternate Names
Judeo-Yemeni, Yemenite Judeo-Arabic
Population

50,000 in Israel (1995 Y. Kara). Total users in all countries: 51,000.

Location

HaDarom and Yerushalayim districts; Jaffa and Jerusalem.

Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

San’a, ’Aden, Be:da, Habban. Jewish varieties markedly different from their coterritorial Muslim counterparts. A member of macrolanguage Judeo-Arabic [jrb].

Writing

Hebrew script [Hebr].

Other Comments

Jewish.

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