Somali
Af Soomaali
Region Horn of Africa
Ethnicity Somalis
Speakers
16 million (2015)
Family
Writing
Somali Latin alphabet (Latin script; official)
Wadaad writing (Arabic script)
Osmanya alphabet
Borama alphabet
Kaddare alphabet
AreaWidespread. Also in Canada, Djibouti, Ethiopia, Finland, Italy, Kenya, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Yemen.
Language Sites
ISO 639-1 so
ISO 639-2 som
ISO 639-3 som
Glottolog soma1255
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Primary Somali Sprachraum
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