Central Semitic languages

proposed intermediate group of Semitic languages

The Central Semitic languages are a branch of West Semitic languages. They are spoken in the Middle East and North Africa. The branch is made up of two parts, Arabic and the Northwest Semitic languages (including Hebrew and Aramaic).[1][2]

Central Semitic
Middle East, North Africa
Linguistic classification:Afro-Asiatic

References Edit

  1. Bennett, Patrick R. (1998). Comparative Semitic Linguistics: A Manual. ISBN 9781575060217.
  2. Huehnergard, John; Pat-El, Na'ama (2013-10-08). The Semitic Languages. ISBN 9781136115882.