Languages similar to or like Levantine Arabic

Sprachbund of modern spoken Arabic in the Levant. Wikipedia

  • Arabic

    Semitic language that first emerged in the 1st to 4th centuries CE. Now the lingua franca of the Arab world. Wikipedia

  • Lebanese Arabic

    Variety of North Levantine Arabic, indigenous to and spoken primarily in Lebanon, with significant linguistic influences borrowed from other Middle Eastern and European languages and is in some ways unique from other varieties of Arabic. Not uncommon for Lebanese people to code-switch between or mix Lebanese Arabic, English, and French in their daily speech. Wikipedia

  • Varieties of Arabic

    The varieties (or dialects or vernacular languages) of Arabic, a Semitic language within the Afroasiatic family originating in the Arabian Peninsula, are the linguistic systems that Arabic speakers speak natively. There are considerable variations from region to region, with degrees of mutual intelligibility (and some are mutually unintelligible). Wikipedia

  • Dialect continuum of mutually intelligible varieties of Levantine Arabic spoken by the population of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Together with Palestinian Arabic, it has the ISO 639-3 language code "ajp", known as South Levantine Arabic. Wikipedia

  • Modern Standard Arabic

    Term used mostly by Western linguists to refer to the variety of standardized, literary Arabic that developed in the Arab world in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Language used in academia, print and mass media, law and legislation, though it is generally not spoken as a mother tongue, similar to Classical Latin or the literary register of French. Wikipedia

  • North Levantine Arabic spoken dialect, indigenous to and spoken primarily in Damascus. Prestigious and widely recognized by speakers of other Syrian dialects, as well as in Lebanon, Palestine, and Jordan. Wikipedia


    Sentences forLevantine Arabic

    • In modern Egyptian and (to a lesser extent) Levantine Arabic, it is used as an honorific closer to "Sir" than "Lord", especially by older people.Pasha-Wikipedia
    • The mother tongue of most Syrians is Levantine Arabic, which came to replace the former mother tongue, Aramaic, in the aftermath of the Muslim conquest of the Levant in the 7th century.Syrians-Wikipedia
    • Several modern Arabic dialects are used in everyday life, most notably Levantine in the west and Mesopotamian in the northeast.Syria-Wikipedia
    • Palestinian Arabic is a subgroup of the broader Levantine Arabic dialect.Palestinians-Wikipedia
    • The majority of Lebanese people speak Lebanese Arabic, which is grouped in a larger category called Levantine Arabic, while Modern Standard Arabic is mostly used in magazines, newspapers, and formal broadcast media.Lebanon-Wikipedia
    • Most populations in the Levant speak Levantine Arabic (شامي, Šāmī), usually classified as the varieties North Levantine Arabic in Lebanon, Syria, and parts of Turkey, and South Levantine Arabic in Palestine and Jordan.Levant-Wikipedia

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