Western Neo-Aramaic (Lišāna Arāmīṯ / ܐܪܡܝܐ)
Western Neo-Aramaic is spoken by about 15,000 people in three villages -
Ma'lula (معلولة), Bakh'a (بخعة)
and Jubb Adin (جبّعدين),
in the Anti-Lebanon mountains of western Syria. It is the only living
Aramaic language that belongs to the western branch of Aramaic languages.
Each of the villages where Western Neo-Aramaic is spoken has its own
dialect, which are influenced to differing degrees by Arabic. The dialect
of Jubb Adin is the most influenced by Arabic.
Western Neo-Aramaic alphabet and pronunciation
Download Western Neo-Aramaic chart provided by Wolfram Siegel (Word doc, in German)
Information about Western Neo-Aramaic
Numbers in Western Neo-Aramaic
Languages written with the Hebrew script
Arabic (Modern Standard),
Assyrian / Neo-Assyrian,