Harsusi language

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Harsusi
Harsiyyet
Pronunciation[ħarsuːsi][1]
Native toOman
RegionJiddat al-Harasis, Dhofar Province
Native speakers
600 (2011)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3hss
Glottologhars1241[3]
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Harsusi is a Semitic language. It is spoken by fewer than 1,000 people in the deserts of South-Central Oman. It is a lot like Mehri.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. [1]
  2. Harsusi at Ethnologue (19th ed., 2016)
  3. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Harsusi". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  4. Peterson, J.E. "Oman's Diverse Society: Southern Oman." In: Middle East Journal 58.2, 254-269.