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Arabic, Levantine Bedawi Spoken
[avl] Jericho and Al Aghwar, Jerusalem and Bethlehem governorates, Judean desert, Jordan river and Dead Sea area. Population: 21,000 in Palestine (2005 J. Leclerc). Status: 6a* (Vigorous). Dialects: South Levantine Bedawi Arabic, North Levantine Bedawi Arabic, Eastern Egyptian Bedawi Arabic. Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, South, Arabic.

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Arabic, South Levantine Spoken
[ajp] Widespread. Population: 3,500,000 in Palestine (2014). Status: 5* (Dispersed). Alternate Names: Palestinian Arabic. Dialects: Madani, Fellahi. Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, South, Arabic.

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Arabic, Standard
[arb] Widespread. Population: 4,040,000 in Palestine (2014 SIL), all users. Status: 1 (National). De facto national language. Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, South, Arabic.

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Armenian, Western
[hyw] Jerusalem; Ramallah and Al-Bireh: Ramallah. Population: 1,400 in Palestine (2005 J. Leclerc). Status: 6b* (Threatened). Classification: Indo-European, Armenian.

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Domari
[rmt] Jerusalem governorate; refugee camps in the West Bank and Gaza. Population: 10 in Palestine (Matras 2012). Ethnic population: 2,000 (1997 Y. Matras). Status: 8a (Moribund). Alternate Names: Dom, Nawari, Near-Eastern Gypsy. Dialects: Nawari. Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Intermediate Divisions, Western, Dom.

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Samaritan Aramaic
[sam] Nablus governorate. Population: No known L1 speakers in Palestine. Ethnic population: No ethnic community. Total users in all countries: none known. Status: 9 (Second language only). Alternate Names: Shamerim. Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, Aramaic, Western.

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Samaritan Hebrew
[smp] Nablus governorate. Population: No known L1 speakers in Palestine. Ethnic population: No ethnic community. Total users in all countries: none known. Status: 9 (Second language only). Alternate Names: Samaritan, Shamerim. Classification: Afro-Asiatic, Semitic, Central, South, Canaanite.

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