Spoken L1 Language: Egyptian Arabic

Comments on subclassification

Ahmad Al-Jallad 2009 Janet C. E. Watson 2011

AES status:
not endangered
David M. Eberhard and Gary F. Simons and Charles D. Fennig 2024
Arabic, Egyptian (arz-arz) = 3 (Wider communication). De facto national working language. Originated in the Nile Delta in Lower Egypt. Brought to Egypt in the 7th century during the Muslim conquest. Used in daily exchanges, nonprint media, and as an unofficial medium of education.
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