Harsusi

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A language of Oman

Alternate Names
Harsi ’Aforit, Hersyet, South Arabian
Population

600 (2011).

Location

South central Oman, Al Wusta and Zufar governorates, Jiddat al-Harasis.

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Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Mehri [gdq], but usually considered a separate language.

Language Use

Increasing use and proficiency in Mehri [gdq]. Also use Omani Spoken Arabic [acx].

Language Development
Dictionary.
Other Comments

Spoken by the Harasis and ‘Ifar (’Afar).