Mandaic, Classical

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A language of Iran

Alternate Names
Classical Mandaean
Population

No remaining speakers.

Location

Also used liturgically in Iraq (Basrah) and small communities in the United States (New York) and Australia (300 Mandaeans in Sydney in 1995).

Language Status

10 (Extinct).

Dialects

Appears to be the direct ancestor of Modern Mandaic [mid].

Language Use

Liturgical language used by followers of the Mandaean religion.

Writing
Mandaic script.