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  • Qatar - Status | Ethnologue
    Laval University Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products Ethnoblog Language of the Day Print Edition 17th Edition 16th Edition 15th Edition 14th

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  • Saudi Arabia - Languages | Ethnologue
    Sudanese Creole Arabic pga South Sudan Sudanese Spoken Arabic apd Sudan Ta izzi Adeni Spoken Arabic acq Yemen Tajiki Spoken Arabic abh Tajikistan Tunisian Spoken Arabic aeb Tunisia Uzbeki Spoken Arabic auz Uzbekistan More Information Arabic Gulf Spoken afb North and south Eastern Province 200 000 in Saudi Arabia Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Gulf Spoken Dialects Al Hasaa Classification Afro Asiatic Semitic Central South Arabic More Information Arabic Hijazi Spoken acw Red Sea coast and adjacent highlands 6 000 000 in Saudi Arabia 1996 Population total all countries 6 023 900 Status 6a Vigorous Alternate Names Hijazi West Arabian Colloquial Arabic Dialects Coastal Tihaamah North Hijazi South Hijazi Valley Tihaamah North Hijazi has 4 subvarieties South Hijazi has 16 A member of macrolanguage Arabic ara Classification Afro Asiatic Semitic Central South Arabic More Information Arabic Najdi Spoken ars 8 000 000 in Saudi Arabia Population total all countries 9 870 000 Status 3 Wider communication De facto national working language Dialects Central Najdi Ajmaan Al Qasiim Awaazim Biishah Haayil Hofuf Mutair Najraan Rashaayda Riyadh Rwala Sudair Utaiba Wild Ali North Najdi Bani Khaalid Dafiir Shammari South Anjdi Aal Murrah Najran Some dialects spoken by Bedouins A member of macrolanguage Arabic ara Classification Afro Asiatic Semitic Central South Arabic Comments Muslim More Information Arabic Standard arb Widespread 206 000 000 L1 speakers of all Arabic varieties Wiesenfeld 1999 L2 users 246 000 000 L2 speakers of all Arabic varieties Wiesenfeld 1999 Status 1 National Statutory national language 1992 Basic Law Article 1 Alternate Names Al Arabiyya Al Fusha Literary Arabic Dialects Classical Arabic Koranic Arabic Quranic Arabic Modern Standard Arabic Modern Literary Arabic Preserves the ancient grammar A member of macrolanguage Arabic ara Classification Afro Asiatic Semitic Central South Arabic Comments Modern Standard Arabic is modernized Classical Arabic More Information

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  • Saudi Arabia - Status | Ethnologue
    Article 1 206 000 000 L1 speakers of all Arabic varieties Wiesenfeld 1999 L2 users 246 000 000 L2 speakers of all Arabic varieties Wiesenfeld 1999 3 Wider communication Arabic Najdi Spoken ars 3 Wider communication De facto national working language 8 000 000 in Saudi Arabia Population total all countries 9 870 000 6a Vigorous Arabic Gulf Spoken afb 6a Vigorous 200 000 in Saudi Arabia Arabic Hijazi Spoken acw 6a Vigorous 6 000 000 in Saudi Arabia 1996 Population total all countries 6 023 900 Saudi Arabian Sign Language sdl 6a Vigorous Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products Ethnoblog Language of the Day Print Edition 17th Edition 16th Edition 15th Edition 14th Edition 13th Edition Related Sites SIL org ScriptSource ISO 639 3 Contact SIL International Publications 7500 West Camp Wisdom Road Dallas TX 75236 5629 USA publications intl sil org T 972 708 7404 F 972 708 7363 Contact

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  • Saudi Arabia - Feedback | Ethnologue
    the Discussion Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products Ethnoblog Language of the Day Print Edition 17th Edition 16th Edition 15th Edition 14th

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  • Singapore - Languages | Ethnologue
    Singapore Crystal 2003 Status 1 National Statutory national working language 1963 Constitution amended Article 153A 1 Classification Indo European Germanic West English More Information Gujarati guj 4 120 in Singapore 2010 census Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Gujerathi Gujerati Classification Indo European Indo Iranian Indo Aryan Central zone Gujarati Comments Hindu More Information Hindi hin 13 100 in Singapore 2010 census Status 5 Dispersed Classification Indo European Indo Iranian Indo Aryan Central zone Western Hindi Hindustani More Information Javanese jav 800 in Singapore 1985 Ethnic population 88 600 2010 census Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Djawa Jawa Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Javanese Comments Muslim More Information Madura mad 900 in Singapore 1985 Ethnic population 14 300 1985 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Madhura Madurese Dialects Bawean Boyanese Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Madurese Comments Muslim More Information Malay zlm 414 000 in Singapore 2010 census Status 1 National Statutory national language 1963 Constitution Article 153A 2 not dominant despite status Alternate Names Colloquial Malay Local Malay Malayu Dialects Jugra Muar Melaka Johor Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Malayo Chamic Malayic Malay Comments Local Malay zlm in Singapore is distinguished from court Malay derived Standard Malay zsm by its sociolinguistic status as a vernacular as well as by various linguistic features Muslim Sunni More Information Malay Baba mbf Mainly Katong District east coast and surrounding Geylang and Jao Chiat districts 10 000 in Singapore Pakir 1986 Population total all countries 12 000 Ethnic population 250 000 1986 Status 7 Shifting Alternate Names Baba Chinese Malay Straits Malay Dialects None known It developed after 15th century from Low Malay with many Min Nan Chinese nan borrowings Regional variants between Malacca and Singapore Partially intelligible with Standard Malay zsm It is generally believed that Baba of Malaysia is more refined and that of Singapore more rough Most learn Standard Malay and English in school Distinct from Peranakan Indonesian pea Baba in Melaka Malaysia speak a Hokkien influenced Malay creole those in Penang Malaysia speak a localized version of Hokkien nan 2006 Tan Chee Beng Classification Creole Malay based More Information Malay Standard zsm Few L1 speakers L2 speakers include ethnic Malays and some others particularly the older generation Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Formal Malay Malay Malayu Melayu Melayu Baku Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Malayo Chamic Malayic Malay Comments In Singapore Standard Malay zsm exists in a diglossic relationship with Local Malay zlm More Information Malayalam mal 26 300 in Singapore 2010 census Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Alealum Malayal Malayalani Malean Maliyad Mallealle Mopla Classification Dravidian Southern Tamil Kannada Tamil Kodagu Tamil Malayalam Malayalam Comments Christian More Information Orang Seletar ors North coast opposite the coast of Malaysia 880 in Singapore 2000 Status 8a Moribund Classification Austronesian Malayo Polynesian Malayo Chamic Malayic Malay More Information Punjabi Eastern pan 5 670 in Singapore 2010 census Ethnic population 14 000 1993 Status 6b Threatened Alternate Names Eastern Panjabi Classification Indo European Indo Iranian Indo Aryan Central zone Panjabi Comments Sikh More Information Sindhi snd 3 970

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  • Singapore - Status | Ethnologue
    2010 census Ethnic population 189 000 2010 census 5 Dispersed Hindi hin 5 Dispersed 13 100 in Singapore 2010 census 5 Developing Chinese Min Dong cdo 5 Developing 34 200 in Singapore 2000 Ethnic population 54 200 2010 census Chinese Pu Xian cpx 5 Developing 14 100 in Singapore 2000 Ethnic population 25 600 2010 census Chinese Yue yue 5 Developing 121 000 in Singapore 2010 census Ethnic population 409 000 2010 census Gujarati guj 5 Developing 4 120 in Singapore 2010 census Sindhi snd 5 Developing 3 970 in Singapore 2010 census Telugu tel 5 Developing 600 in Singapore 2000 6a Vigorous Singapore Sign Language sls 6a Vigorous 3 000 2007 SIL Very few monolinguals Ethnic population 4 000 2007 SIL 6b Threatened Bengali ben 6b Threatened 600 in Singapore 1985 Ethnic population 80 000 2006 People s Daily Chinese Hakka hak 6b Threatened 69 000 in Singapore 1980 Ethnic population 233 000 2010 census Chinese Min Bei mnp 6b Threatened 4 000 in Singapore 1985 Ethnic population 11 000 Javanese jav 6b Threatened 800 in Singapore 1985 Ethnic population 88 600 2010 census Madura mad 6b Threatened 900 in Singapore 1985 Ethnic population 14 300 1985 Malay Standard zsm 6b Threatened Few L1 speakers L2 speakers include ethnic Malays and some others particularly the older generation Malayalam mal 6b Threatened 26 300 in Singapore 2010 census Punjabi Eastern pan 6b Threatened 5 670 in Singapore 2010 census Ethnic population 14 000 1993 Sinhala sin 6b Threatened 3 140 in Singapore 2010 census Ethnic population 12 000 1993 7 Shifting Malay Baba mbf 7 Shifting 10 000 in Singapore Pakir 1986 Population total all countries 12 000 Ethnic population 250 000 1986 8a Moribund Orang Seletar ors 8a Moribund 880 in Singapore 2000 Language Status Profile Click to enlarge

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  • Languages of Singapore | Ethnologue
    codes An index of language names including primary alternate and dialect names A bibliography of references cited The report is disseminated as a digital download It is paginated with cross references rendered as page numbers so that the user may print the report and use it in that form However the cross reference page numbers are also hot links that jump to the referenced location when the report is used with a PDF reader in its digital form Ethnologue report license agreement Each Ethnologue country report is a licensed product with restricted terms of use Before purchasing the product you must agree to the following terms This is a license for individual use Just as with a conventionally published book it is a violation of copyright to make a copy and give it to others You may not redistribute this work in any form including ingesting the contents into a database that is shared with others or posting it on a web site whether public or private To inquire about permission for reuse or redistribution use the Contact Us form and select Request Copyright Permissions Buying Options File Languages of Singapore An Ethnologue Country Report 27 pp Price 9 95

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  • Sri Lanka - Languages | Ethnologue
    Rodiya Great differences exist between literary and colloquial language Rodiya dialect is spoken by low caste Rodiya people Classification Indo European Indo Iranian Indo Aryan Sinhalese Maldivian Comments Buddhist More Information Sri Lankan Creole Malay sci Central Western Uva and Southern provinces especially Colombo Kandy Badulla Hambantota and Kirinda urban areas 46 000 Ansaldo and Lim 2006 decreasing Status 5 Developing Alternate Names Java Jati Melayu Bahasa Sri Lankan Malay Dialects None known Not intelligible of Standard Malay zsm due to phonological and syntactic differences and strong influence from Tamil tam May be similar to Malaccan Creole Malay ccm Lim 1981 Classification Creole Malay based Comments Malay vocabulary with grammatical structure based on Sri Lankan Moor Tamil Muslim traditional religion More Information Sri Lankan Sign Language sqs Scattered 12 800 deaf persons Van Cleve 1986 Status 6a Vigorous Classification Deaf sign language More Information Tamil tam North and northeast coasts a few pockets in the south 3 770 000 in Sri Lanka 2007 Status 1 National Statutory national language 1987 Constitution amended Articles 22 1 24 1 concentrated in North and East provinces also in local administration and courts elsewhere Classification Dravidian Southern Tamil Kannada Tamil Kodagu Tamil Malayalam Tamil Comments Hindu Muslim More Information Veddah ved Eastern mountains Uva and Central provinces Badulla and Polonnaruwa districts second area Uva Province Moneragala district Ethnic population 2 500 2002 Status 8b Nearly extinct Alternate Names Beda Bedda Vaedda Veda Veddha Weda Weddo Classification Indo European Indo Iranian Indo Aryan Sinhalese Maldivian Comments They live in small rural settlements and are more of a caste than a separate ethnic group Generally accepted as equal in rank to the Sinhalese Goyigama caste More Information Language Status Profile Click to enlarge with explanation Ethnologue Products Language Map of Sri Lanka License for single academic

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