Arabic, Judeo-Tripolitanian

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A language of Israel

Alternate Names
Jewish Tripolitanian-Libyan Arabic, Tripolita’it, Tripolitanian Judeo-Arabic, Yudi
Population

30,000 in Israel (1994 H. Mutzafi). Population total all countries: 35,000.

Location

Also in Italy.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

Not intelligible with Judeo-Iraqi Arabic [yhd]; medium intelligibility with Judeo-Tunisian Arabic [aeb] and Judeo-Morocco Arabic [aju].

Language Use

Mainly older adults. Also use Hebrew [heb].

Writing
Hebrew script.
Other Comments

Jewish.