Assyrian Neo-Aramaic is a Neo-Aramaic dialect spoken by some 220,000 people. It is a member of the Aramaic branch of the Semitic language family and is spoken in parts of Iran, Iraq, Turkey and Syria, and by among the the Assyrian-Chaldean-Syriac diaspora, mainly in the USA and Europe.
Assyrian Neo-Aramaic is usually written in the madnhāyā version of the Syriac alphabet. Ways of writing the language with the Latin and Cyrillic alphabets were developed in the Soviet Union during the 1930s.
This chart shows the main letters used to write Assyrian Neo-Aramaic with their names and pronunciation in the IPA, and their Latin transliteration.
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