Northwest Semitic languages

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

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]

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  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)