Luwati

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A language of Oman

Alternate Names
Hyderabadi, Khoja, Khojki, Lawatiya
Population

30,000 (Salman and Kharusi 2012).

Location

Mostly Masqat and coastal towns of Barka, Khabura, Musana, and Saham.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

None known. Related to Kachchi [kfr].

Typology

37 consonants.

Other Comments

Ancestors reportedly migrated from Iran to Hyderabad, then to Mutrah. Muslim.

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