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Evening in Chaldean Neo-Aramaic.

Evening is noospa in Chaldean Neo-Aramaic.  Chaldean is considered a sister language of Assyrian Neo-Aramaic. Linguistically these two are dialects of the same language but often they are classified as different languages due t…

Aramaic phrases

Some Aramaic greetings. Peace be upon you. I love the Aramaic language . What's your name in Aramaic . Sinner in Aramaic . God willing in Aramaic. God why have you forsaken me? More Aramaic phrases.

Aramaic coin of Baaltars.

B'LTRZ בעלתרז Baaltars (combination of Baal and Tarsus) was the guardian god of the city of Tarsus in the Persian Empire. Baal originally ment lord or owner in Northwest Semitic languages but it came to mean god. In the left …

I 'm confused. Aramaic,Amharic,Armenian.

Is Aramaic Amharic or Armenian? Of course not. They are all separate languages. There is quite a lot of people out there that mistake Amharic or Armenian for Aramaic just because their name has three same letters 'Arm' an…

Is Syriac and Aramaic the same?

In short, the answer is yes but sometimes no. Syriac is Aramaic . Syriac is just a phase in the long history of Aramaic languages. Arameans are thought to first have appeared in the region between northern Levant and the Tigris r…

When did Jews shift to Aramaic?

The Egyptians fearing the expansion of the Babylonians under Nebuchadnezzar moved their armies north to Assyria. They faced their enemies at Carchemish were they were defeated in 605BC. Nebuchadnezzar נְבוּכַדְנֶצַּר‎ After their…

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