Khorasani Arabic

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Khorasani Arabic
Native to Iran
Native speakers
25,000 (2016)[citation needed]
Arabic alphabet
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog khor1274[1]

Khorasani Arabic is a dialect of Arabic spoken in Iran. It is a variety of Central Asian Arabic spoken in the Iranian province of Khorasan.[2] Khorasani Arabic is not taught in school and is not spoken by the majority of Khorosani Arabs.


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Khorasan Arabic". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ Ulrich Seeger, On the Relationship of the Central Asian Arabic Dialects (translated from German to English by Sarah Dickins)