Arabic, Judeo-Tunisian

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A language of Tunisia

Population

500 in Tunisia (2011 UNESCO). Total users in all countries: 45,500.

Location

Al Munastir governorate; Madanin governorate: Djerba island; Susah and Tunis governorates.

Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

Tunis. A member of macrolanguage Judeo-Arabic [jrb].

Language Use

Most Jews in Tunisia now speak French [fra] or Tunisian Spoken Arabic [aeb]. Older adults only.

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1847.
Writing

Arabic script, Naskh variant [Arab]. Hebrew script [Hebr], no longer in use.

Other Comments

Jewish.

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