Soqotri language

The language of the native population of the island of Socotra, and Abd al Kuri and Samhah islands of the Socotra archipelago off the southern coast of the Republic of Yemen

Soqotri is a Semitic languages. It is spoken on the island Socotra and other nearby islands, all parts of Yemen. Around 70,000 people speak the language.[4]

Soqotri
méthel d-saqátri
Pronunciation[skˤʌtˤri][1]
Native toYemen
RegionSocotra
EthnicitySoqotri
Native speakers
70,000 (2015)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3sqt
Glottologsoqo1240[3]
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ReferencesEdit

  1. Simeone-Senelle, Marie-Claude (2010). MEHRI AND HOBYOT SPOKEN IN OMAN AND YEMEN. 07-02-2010, Symposium Yemen - Oman - Muscat.
  2. Soqotri at Ethnologue (19th ed., 2016)
  3. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Soqotri". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. "Soqotri". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2017-05-04.