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The Levantine language has become the easiest and most powerful Arabic derived language. It is taught as well in some of some universities around the world such as the university of Cambridge and it is spoken by more than 20 million individual around the globe. Therefore it ought to be recognized as one of Wikipedia's languages. --PersonneSyrienne (talk) 23:59, 14 June 2015 (UTC)[reply]
Oppose What a absurd coincidences! Migration season to the absurd. -- صالح (talk) 19:51, 5 July 2019 (UTC)[reply]
Oppose As long as there is an Arabic encyclopedia, there is no benefit from this project. --عبد الله (talk) 06:20, 7 July 2019 (UTC)[reply]
Oppose-- All Arab countries speak Arabic and understand it why you wants to differentiates between the Arab peoples.--Bander7799 (talk) 09:01, 7 July 2019 (UTC)[reply]
Oppose All speakers of Levantine understand and speak Arabic as an official language. So I'm definitely against these projects.--Faisal talk 15:47, 7 July 2019 (UTC)[reply]
Support The fact that there is a Wikipedia in Modern Standard Arabic doesn't mean that there shouldn't be a Wikipedia in any other contemporary variant of Arabic. --Cryptex (talk) 00:19, 22 January 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Support There's an ISO code and a strong community of speakers all around the world, it should have its own Wikipedia like any other language. A455bcd9 (talk) 08:13, 2 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]
Oppose Although there's an ISO code, the actual Arabic speakers' communities around the real world doesn't really want to have separated dialects of Arabic to have Wikipedias. Am I wrong here? --Liuxinyu970226 (talk) 11:12, 2 July 2020 (UTC)[reply]
And if the German speaking community had objected to the opening of nds projects? I don't know where else speakers of a language got to veto another language with an ISO code on the grounds it is a dialect.--Prosfilaes (talk) 21:32, 3 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Oppose I am a resident of the Levant, and I think that launching a new version of Wikipedia for the Levant is a bad thing! And something that will not have any benefit, especially since the dialects of the Levant are closer to the classical language!
I see that any attempt to create an additional version of the Arabic language is a very negative thing. --Osps7 (talk) 12:11, 1 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Support All of the arguments against this, if even any are made instead of just declaring opposition, appear to be rooted in Pan-Arabism. They are predicated on the idea that Arabic is "one language" and any attempt to create Wikipedias based on regional languages (which they dismiss as "dialects") are spun as "dividing the Arab world." These same arguments are made whenever any proposal for a Wikipedia in an Arabic language besides Modern Standard Arabic is made. But we are not here to cater to nationalist pseudolinguistics. A speaker of Algerian Arabic will struggle to understand a speaker of Levantine Arabic without knowing Modern Standard Arabic. Arabic is not a single language but a macrolanguage, with dozens of distinct languages forming a continuum stretching from the coast of West Africa to the mountains of Central Asia. --Sailor Ceres (talk) 18:11, 10 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]
This is rude post-colonial propaganda. Arabic is the formal language in Algeria: newspaper, education, and TVs are all in Arabic. So how can you find an Algerian not familiar with Arabic? Not to mention that, historically, Algeria has been an Arabic-speaking state/nation, for the last 15 centuries, and that it is a member of the Arab league today.--Michel Bakni (talk) 21:25, 11 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]
This is the same argument used against Cornish, Sami, any number of Romance or Germanic languages that aren't standard French or Dutch or Italian or German, yet are in those countries. The fact that is part of the Arab league doesn't mean anything; all of Italy is part of Italy, but we still have Occitan, Venetian, Piedmontese, Lombard, Sicilian, Neapolitan and more, all closely related Romance languages of Italy. Imperial ambitions do not justify the suppression of local variations of the standard language that are themselves languages.--Prosfilaes (talk) 22:45, 11 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]
No, not true. Occitane is older than modern French and Italian. Arabic variants are dialects and not separate languages, they do not have their own vocabularies or grammar, instead, it is differences in pronunciation or using of the words. The difference between Levantian Arabic and Egyptian Arabic is like the difference between British English and American English.--Michel Bakni (talk) 10:09, 12 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Oppose Any language must have rules. Who talks once about such rules? Where are this language grammar? Any Linguistic? Any book? While nobody in the region (Levant) knows himself more than "talks Arabic" except some minorities such as Kurd, Armen.. To that point, how come a Syrian man, Arabic, Kurdish, Arminian or Assyrian daily communicates with someone Egyptian or Algerian in their mutual job? This is only by means of Arabic, the Syrian Arabic dialect, which is understood by the inhabitants all over the MENA. Furthermore, obviously most of the opponents are from the Levant, which means the most relevant to what so called "Levantine language". (Damascus-Syria) أسامةالفاروسي (talk) 10:03, 12 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Oppose, This dialect has no rules, and it uses the rules of the Arabic language, the only difference is that the dialect changes the pronunciation of some words! أحمد الغرباوي (talk) 13:01, 20 August 2021 (UTC)[reply]
Oppose Just another dialect of Arabic.Fluxqi (talk) 11:19, 2 October 2021 (UTC)[reply]