Cypriot Spoken Arabic


  • Language: Cypriot Spoken Arabic
  • Alternate names: Cypriot Arabic: Kormakiti, Cypriot Arabic, Arabic (Kormakiti), Arabic, Cypriot Spoken, Cypriot Maronite Arabic, Maronite, Sanna, Arabic, Cypriot Spoken
  • Language code: acy
  • Language family: Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, South, Arabic (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: <2,000
  • Vulnerability: Endangered
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    A hybrid language with roots in the Arabic of both Anatolia and Levant. Many borrowings from Syriac and Greek. Ethnonym: Maronites. Christian.

    Cypriot Spoken Arabic is spoken in Cyprus, Europe.