|العربية الفصحى, عربي فصيح |
al-ʻArabīyah al-Fuṣḥā, ʻArabī Faṣīḥ
al-ʻArabīyah written in Arabic (Naskh script)
|Pronounce||/al ʕaraˈbijja lˈfusˤħaː/, see variations|
|Region||Primarily in the Arab League, in the Middle East and North Africa; and in the Horn of Africa;|
liturgical language of Islam
(second language only)
|Area||Middle East, North Africa. Also in Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Morocco, Oman, Palestinian West Bank and Gaza, Qatar, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.|
Distribution of Modern Standard Arabic as an official language in the Arab World.
The only official language (green); one of the official languages (blue).