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. 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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- "Gulf Arabic". GulfArabic.com.
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