kids encyclopedia robot

Canaanite languages facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Canaanite
Geographic
distribution:
Levant, Carthage
Linguistic classification: Afro-Asiatic
Subdivisions:
Phoenician (extinct)
Hebrew:
Biblical Hebrew (Israelite)/
Moabite (extinct)/
Ammonite (extinct)/
Edomite (extinct)

The Canaanite languages are a branch of Northwest Semitic languages. The only main language still spoken from the branch is Hebrew. They are spoken in the Levant area of the Middle East.

kids search engine
Canaanite languages Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.