Asked in Aramaic Language and Culture
Do people speak Aramaic today?
According to Ethnologue, Modern Aramaic is spoken by around
550,000, people of various communities from across the Middle East,
especially in Syria and Israel, including Christians, Jews,
Mandaeans and Muslims.
More than 90% of Modern Aramaic speakers either speak Assyrian
Neo-Aramaic or the Chaldean Neo-Aramaic variety.