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Mehri
Pronunciation [mɛhri]
Native to Yemen, Oman
Ethnicity Mehri people
Native speakers 165,900  (2011-2015)e19
Language family
Writing system Arabic alphabet
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Mehri, or Mahri, is a Semitic language. It is spoken by tribes in Eastern Yemen and Western Oman by around 165,000 people. It has been spoken in the area since before Arabic was brought there.

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