The majority of vocabulary, as well as the grammatical and syntactic structure of the language, is Iranian. Despite the fact that it is spoken by Omani fishermen in the Persian Gulf, its phonology bears closer resemblance with the Persian language dialects of Fars province in Iran and is thought to be mutually understandable by the speakers of Luri.
Main languages of Iran
The number of Kumzari speakers is estimated at 10,000 native speakers, although the members of the tribe number at ca. 21,000 (2000 estimate). Members of the younger generation tend to learn Arabic instead of their native tongue. The language is not written and possesses no literature corpus.