Dhofari Arabic

Dhofari Arabic
Native to Oman
Native speakers
70,000 (1996)[1]
Arabic alphabet
Language codes
ISO 639-3 adf
Glottolog dhof1235[2]

Dhofari Arabic (also known as Dhofari, Zofari) is a variety of Arabic spoken in Salalah, Oman and the surrounding coastal regions (the Dhofar Governorate).[1]


  1. 1 2 Dhofari Arabic at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Dhofari Arabic". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.

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