Mandaic
Mandāyì, Raṭnā
Country Iraq and Iran
Region Iraq – Baghdad, Basra
Iran – Khuzestan Province
Speakers
5,500 (2001–2006)
Family
Southeastern Aramaic
  • Mandaic
Writing
Mandaic alphabet
AreaAlso used liturgically in Iraq (Basrah) and small communities in the USA (New York) and Australia (300 Mandaeans in Sydney in 1995).
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 Either:
mid – Mandaic
myz – Classical Mandaic
Linguistic
mid Neo-Mandaic
  myz Classical Mandaic
Glottolog mand1468
nucl1706
clas1253
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