what language do they speak in Somalia?

do they speak arabic in Somalia or is the language somalian

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  • 1 decade ago
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    These are the languages spoken in Somalia.

    The Maay language is a member of the Eastern Cushite family of languages. Until about 1992, all the Somali family of peoples were listed as one group. More information on the languages led to a reclassification of Maay, Tunni and Jiddu as three separate languages, distinct from Somali.

    These southern languages retain more of the proto-Somali-Rendille language characteristics than does Northern Somali. The Digil federation clan of Debarre in the Dhiinsoor district speak a very distinctive language called Dabarre. All these peoples, however, speak Maay as a second language.

    Maay is a language, not a people name. The main speakers of Maay dialects are the Digil and Rahanwiin (Rahawiin or Reewiin) clans of the Somali people. Many of these peoples also speak "standard" Somali, since that is the language used in broadcasts and most publications. The Somali Bible is in standard (Northern) Somali. There is no Bible or any other publication in Maay.

  • 3 years ago

    Language Of Somalia

  • 4 years ago

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    what language do they speak in Somalia?

    do they speak arabic in Somalia or is the language somalian

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  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

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  • 1 decade ago

    Somali language. You can learn more abt the lingo spoken in somalia from here:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Languages_of_Somalia

  • 1 decade ago

    Students I have had from Somalia speak Swahili or Bantu.

  • 1 decade ago

    I think it's mostly Somali. I remember one scene in "Black Hawk Down" where a U.S. soldier scares off the locals in the native tongue 2 destroy a downed helicopter.

  • 1 decade ago

    they all speak the somali language and few know arabic.

    Source(s): I am a Somali
  • 6 years ago

    somali

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    problematic matter. research using yahoo. that could help!

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