Languages similar to or like Old Hijazi Arabic

Variety of Old Arabic attested in Hejaz the western part of Saudi Arabia from about the 1st century to the 7th century. Wikipedia

  • Arabic

    Semitic language that first emerged in the 1st to 4th centuries CE. Now the lingua franca of the Arab world. Wikipedia

  • Old Arabic

    Name for a now-extinct collection of dialects classified in the Central Semitic language family. (In contrast, Arabic is attested as having emerged as a language in the 1st to 4th centuries CE, when it emerged from Aramaic and Old Arabic). Wikipedia

  • Modern Standard Arabic

    Term used mostly by Western linguists to refer to the variety of standardized, literary Arabic that developed in the Arab world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Language used in academia, print and mass media, law and legislation, though it is generally not spoken as a mother tongue, similar to Classical Latin or the literary register of French. Wikipedia

  • Varieties of Arabic

    The varieties (or dialects or vernacular languages) of Arabic, a Semitic language within the Afroasiatic family originating in the Arabian Peninsula, are the linguistic systems that Arabic speakers speak natively. There are considerable variations from region to region, with degrees of mutual intelligibility (and some are mutually unintelligible). Wikipedia

  • Hejazi Arabic

    Variety of Arabic spoken in the Hejaz region in Saudi Arabia. Strictly speaking, there are two main groups of dialects spoken in the Hejaz region, one by the urban population, originally spoken mainly in the cities of Jeddah, Mecca and Medina and another by the urbanized rural and bedouin populations. Wikipedia

  • Cover term for all varieties of Arabic spoken in the Arabian Peninsula until immediately after the Arab conquests in the 7th century C.E. Scholars disagree about the status of these varieties. Similar, if not identical, to the varieties spoken in the Arabian Peninsula before the emergence of Islam. Wikipedia


    Sentences forOld Hijazi Arabic

    • Glottal stop was lost early in Old Hejazi Arabic period which is clear in Modern Hejazi as in يقروا "they read" and مايل "diagonal" vs. Classical Arabic يقرؤوا and مائل.Hejazi Arabic phonology-Wikipedia
    • 644 – 656), is the first Arabic codex still extant, and the first non-inscriptional attestation of the Old Hijazi dialect.Old Arabic-Wikipedia

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