Siwi

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A language of Egypt

Alternate Names
Oasis Berber, Sioua, Siwa, Zenati
Population

20,000 (2013).

Location

Northwest Desert, Siwa oasis; several isolated villages in Gara oasis.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Not closely related to other Berber languages.

Language Use

Also use Egyptian Spoken Arabic [arz].

Language Development
NT: 2009.
Other Comments

Muslim.