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Arabic, Gulf Spoken
Arabic, Shihhi Spoken
[ssh] Ra’s al Khaymah emirate: Musandam peninsula, Persian Gulf coast. 21,600 (2014). Total users in all countries: 31,600. Status: 6a (Vigorous). Alternate Names: Al-Shihuh, Shihhi, Shihu, Shihuh. Dialects: A member of macrolanguage Arabic [ara]. Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, South, Arabic. Comments: Influenced by Farsi [pes]. Muslim.
[bcc] Long-established scattered communities. 468,000 (2014). Status: 5 (Developing). Alternate Names: Baloci, Baluchi, Baluci. Dialects: Makrani (Lotuni). Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Iranian, Western, Northwestern, Balochi. Comments: Non-indigenous. Come from Oman, Iran, and Pakistan. Muslim.