Arabic, Libyan SpokenPrint
Libyan Arabic, Libyan Vernacular Arabic, Sulaimitian Arabic, Western Egyptian Bedawi Spoken Arabic
L1 users: 4,130,000 (2015), increasing. Total users in all countries: 4,802,000.
Widespread, especially in the north.
3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language.
Taught in primary and secondary schools. Literature. Radio. TV. Videos. Grammar.
Arabic script, Naskh variant [Arab].