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Gulf Arabic (an aa kent as Khaliji, al-lahja al-khalijiya اللهجة الخليجية) is a variety o the Arabic leid spoken aroond baith shores o the Persian Gulf such as in Kuwait, Saudi Arabie, Bahrain, Qatar, the Unitit Arab Emirates, an Oman[1]. Some notable characteristics that set it apairt frae ither Arabian dialects are the presence o Persian loanwirds an a pronunciation o k as ch (kalb "dog," read as chalb); q as g (daqiqa "minute," read as dagiga); an, in some instances, the pronunciation j as y (jeeb "bring" (masc), read as yeeb).

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Gulf Arabic". GulfArabic.com. 

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