The Wulayti or Wulaiti (from Arabic: ولاية, wulâyatiỳ, literally means territory or state ) is a term used to call a first generation of Arab immigrant born in the territory of their homeland. The term is more commonly used to refer to a Hadhrami immigrant.[1][2][3]

See Muwallad.


  1. ^ Ibrahim Abushouk, Ahmed; Ahmed Ibrahim, Hassan (2009). The Hadhrami Diaspora in Southeast Asia: Identity Maintenance Or Assimilation?. BRILL. p. 265. ISBN 978-90041-72319.
  2. ^ Jacobsen, Frode F. (2009). Hadrami Arabs in Present-day Indonesia: An Indonesia-oriented Group with an Arab Signature. Routledge. pp. 21–24. ISBN 978-11340-18529.
  3. ^ Knörr, Jacqueline (2014). Creole Identity in Postcolonial Indonesia. Volume 9 of Integration and Conflict Studies (illustrated ed.). Berghahn Books. ISBN 9781782382683.