Northwest Semitic languages

language family

The Northwest Semitic languages are a branch of Central Semitic languages. They came from the Levant in the Middle East. They include the languages Hebrew and Aramaic.[1]

Northwest Semitic
Levantine
Geographic
distribution:
concentrated in the Middle East
Linguistic classification:Afro-Asiatic
Subdivisions:
Samalian (extinct)

ReferencesEdit

  1. Aaron D. Rubin (2008). "The subgrouping of the Semitic languages". Language and Linguistics Compass. 2 (1): 61–84. doi:10.1111/j.1749-818x.2007.00044.x.