Hobyót language

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Hobyót
Pronunciation[həbjuːt, hoːbjoːt]
Native toYemen, Oman
Native speakers
200 (1998-2001)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3hoh
Glottologhoby1242[2]
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Hobyót is a Semitic language. It is spoken by fewer than 500 people in Eastern Yemen and Western Oman. Hobyót could go extinct soon.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Hobyót at Ethnologue (19th ed., 2016)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Hobyot". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
  3. Simeone-Senelle, Marie-Claude. 2013. "Mehri and Hobyót spoken in Oman and in Yemen." Sciences de l'Homme et de la Societe HAL.