Shihhi Arabic

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Shihhi Arabic
Native toUnited Arab Emirates, Oman
Native speakers
15,000 (2001-2003)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3ssh

Shihhi Arabic (also known as Shehhi, Shihu, Shihuh, or Al-Shihuh) is a variety of Arabic spoken in the Musandam Governorate of Oman and Ras al Khaimah emirate of UAE.[3] The Al Shehhi, Al Hebsi, Al Dhuhoori and Al Shemaili tribes speak it.

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  1. ^ "Arabic, Shihhi Spoken". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2018-08-08.
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Shihhi Arabic". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. ^ Raymond G. Gordon Jr., ed. 2005. Ethnologue: Languages of the World. 15th edition. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.

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