Levantine Arabic is the spoken dialects along the Eastern Mediterranean Coast of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, and Palestine (West Bank and Gaza). The worldwide population of speakers of Levantine Arabic is estimated at around 20 million people.
Levantine Spoken Arabic is used in all informal settings, such as home, at work, among friends, and in the community. Levantine Arabic is widely recognized throughout the Arabic-speaking world due to the large number of Lebanese and Palestinians living in their midst.
Levantine Arabic shares most phonological, structural, and lexical features with other varieties of Arabic.
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