Soqotri language

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Soqotri
méthel d-saqátri
Pronunciation[skˤʌtˤri][1]
Native toYemen
RegionSocotra
EthnicitySoqotri
Native speakers
70,000 (2015)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3sqt
Glottologsoqo1240
ELPSoqoṭri
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Soqotri is a Semitic language. It is spoken on the island Socotra and other nearby islands, all parts of Yemen. Around 70,000 people speak the language.[3]

References[change | change source]

  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. "Soqotri". Ethnologue. Retrieved 2017-05-04.