Western Neo-Aramaic
Sūryān
ܣܘܪܝܢ
Pronounce [ˈsɨ:ryɒn]
Country Syria
Region Bab Touma District, Damascus; Anti-Lebanon Mountains: Maaloula, Al-Sarkha (Bakhah) and Jubb'adin.
Speakers
24,000 (2014)
Family
Writing
Aramaic alphabet
Latin alphabet
Syriac alphabet
Arabic alphabet
AreaQalamoun Mountains, 50 km north of Damascus. Villages of Ma’lula, Bakh’a, and Jubb ’Adin. Only in Syria.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 amw
Glottolog west2763
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