Talk:Cypriot Arabic

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I recently found this [1] picture online that depicts the Cypriot Maronite Arabic alphabet. What do you all think, reliable, not reliable? Seric2 (talk) 10:47, 24 July 2012 (UTC)

Meaning of sentence[edit]

It is believed these common features go back to a period in which there was a dialect continuum between the Mesopotamian dialects and the Syrian dialect area.

What is this sentence supposed to mean? --Warenford (talk) 21:03, 19 May 2013 (UTC)


What exactly happened to the qaf in Cypriot Arabic? The Phonology section fails to mention that, even though the reflex of Classical /q/ is the most important and most meaningful classification tool in Arabic dialects (it reveals, after all, the social class where the dialect comes from). Steinbach (talk) 12:58, 19 August 2014 (UTC)

Borg says it turned into /k/. I've added it to the article. (talk) 11:23, 19 September 2014 (UTC)