Arabic, Gulf Spoken

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A language of Kuwait

Autonym
خليجي‎ (Khaliji)
Population

1,000,000 (2014). Total users in all countries: 7,454,000.

Location

Widepread, except scattered in Al Jahra’ governorate.

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Language Status

3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language, widely used in public administration.

Dialects

Kuwaiti Hadari Arabic, Kuwaiti Bedouin Arabic. A member of macrolanguage Arabic [ara].

Language Development
Grammar.
Writing

Arabic script, Naskh variant [Arab].

Other Comments

Muslim.

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