Other main language spoken in unison with Lebanese include Classical Arabic, French, English, Aramaic and Hebrew. Armenian is also taught and spoken in the country.



Many individuals living in Lebanon are multilingual. The most common languages spoken, in conjunction with Lebanese Arabic, include English, French, and Armenian. Within Lebanon itself, there are a number of dialects, which are generally split between the north and south of the country.

Some useful phrases in Lebanese Arabic include "Ahla w sahla", meaning "welcome", "kifak", meaning "how are you?" and "esmi" to introduce yourself by name.


The minority languages spoken in the country include French, English, and Italian.

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