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Bareqi Arabic

 

Bareqi Arabic

Bareqi Arabic
Native to Bareq
Native speakers
60,000 (date missing)
Arabic alphabet
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog None

Bareqi Arabic (Arabic: لهجة بارقية‎) is the variety of Arabic spoken in Bareq, Saudi Arabia. It is spoken in many towns and villages in the Wādī (valley).

Characteristics

Bareqi Arabic has many aspects that differentiate it from all other dialects in the Arab world. Phonologically, Bareqi Arabic is similar to the majority of Yemeni dialects and Himyaritic language. All Bareq dialects also share the unusual feature of replacing the definite article al- with the prefix am-. The dialects of many towns and villages in the Wādī (valley) and the coastal region are characterized by having changed Classical Arabic's ج (

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