Algeria: Is Harsusi A Dying Language?

Algerian blogger Lameen Souag laments the death of yet another language here. “Somebody get over there and make some recordings of Harsusi,” he urges.

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  • Vladimir

    It is true that Harsusi with the spread of school education and modern civilizational progress – which are good indeed – is under pressure. This language of oral non-written MSA languages is a language of countries folklore and daily speach – like any local Arabic dialect. But it is a Semitic non-Arabic language sure.
    There are some Harsusi as well as some other Modern South Arabian languages MP3 examples at SemArch website of Heidelberg University in Germany.

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