Jewish Babylonian AramaicPrint
No known L1 speakers.
Jerusalem District; extinct as a spoken language; the language of the Talmud in Israel and other sacred literature.
Used widely in Jewish culture and life.
Extinct around 11th or 12th century. Language of Babylonian Talmud and other sacred Jewish works. Familiar to students of Judaism in religious and scholarly realms; studied diligently by most Orthodox Jewish young men.