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Standard Arabic

Arabic is used in Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, the Palestinian West Bank & Gaza Strip, Qatar, Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and many, many other countries around the world.

Arabic languages/dialects shown elsewhere:

  Algerian, Baharna, Chadian / Shuwa, Egyptian, Gulf, Hassaniyya, Hejazi, Iraqi / Mesopotamian, Lebanese-Syrian, Libyan / Solaimitian, Maltese, Moroccan, Palestinian-Jordanian, Sudanese, and Tunisian


"standard" Arabic as normally written: With vocalization/vowel marks:
[standard Arabic] [standard Arabic with vocalization marks]

See also the Uniscript page

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Writing system information at Omniglot and Wikipedia

Alternate names for Standard Arabic include High Arabic, Al Fus-Ha, and Al Arabiya


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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