The documentation and ethnolinguistic analysis of Modern South Arabian: Soqotri
|Affiliation||University of St Andrews|
|Funding Body||Leverhulme Trust|
|Collection Status||Collection online|
Soqotri is spoken in Yemen in the Soqotra Archipelago on three inhabited islands (Soqotra, Samha, Abd al Kuri) and one island, Darsa, which is uninhabited but where people fish in the surrounding waters seasonally. The bulk of population of Soqotri speakers (c. 60,000 – no accurate census known) live on the main island, Soqotra. There are some emigre speakers in the Gulf and Oman.
Acknowledgement and citation
To refer to any data from the collection, please cite as follows:
Morris, Miranda. Forthcoming. The documentation and ethnolinguistic analysis of Modern South Arabian: Soqotri. London: SOAS University of London, Endangered Languages Archive. Handle: http://hdl.handle.net/2196/00-0000-0000-000F-BF4A-9. Accessed on [insert date here].