Ta'izzi-Adeni Arabic

Ta'izzi-Adeni Arabic
Native to Yemen, Djibouti
Region Ta'izz, Aden
Native speakers
7.1 million (1996)[1]
Arabic alphabet
Language codes
ISO 639-3 acq
Glottolog taiz1242[2]

Ta'izzi-Adeni Arabic, also known as Southern Yemeni Arabic, is a variety of Yemeni Arabic spoken in southern Yemen and Djibouti, where it may be referred to simply as Djibouti Arabic.[1]


  1. 1 2 Ta'izzi-Adeni Arabic at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Ta'izzi-Adeni Arabic". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
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