Koy Sanjaq Neo-Aramaic
Language codes
ISO 639-3

Koy Sanjaq Jewish Neo-Aramaic is a dialect of Northeastern Neo-Aramaic in the Inter-Zab Jewish Neo-Aramaic cluster. All speakers migrated to Israel in 1951 and as of 1985, the language was being acquired by children raised in Shtula, a moshav in Israel.[1]


Labial Dental / Alveolar Emphatic Palatoalveolar Velar Uvular Pharyngeal Glottal
Stops / affricates Unvoiced p t k q ʔ
Voiced b d g
Fricatives Unvoiced f s ʃ χ ħ h
Voiced z ʒ ʁ ʕ
Nasal m n
Lateral l
Rhotic ɾ, r
Approximant w j


  1. ^ Hoberman 1985, p. 221.
  2. ^ Mutzafi 2002, p. 17.