Saudi Arabic is a term used to refer to several Arabic dialects and dialect-groups spoken in modern-day Saudi Arabia; it forms part of a wider family of Peninsular Arabic. The dialects include Hejazi Arabic, Najdi Arabic, Bareqi Arabic, Gulf Arabic and Jenubi Arabic ("southern"). The most spoken dialects in Saudi Arabia are Hejazi and Najdi. There are only 200,000 Gulf Arabic speakers in Saudi Arabia.
- "International Encyclopedia of Linguistics, Volume 1". William Frawley. 2003. p. 38.
- Languages of Saudi Arabia Ethnologue
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