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Are the Lebanese arabs?

Are the Lebanese arabs?

alabdaly

***^(Yes)***


12k-S

I was this close to being Lebanese, Alhamdulilah Allah saved me.


MehmetFromAlmanistan

lmao


jfbnrf86

Being Palestinian isn’t better either


12k-S

I wanted to say something, but it's your birthday


jfbnrf86

Say whatever you like , I can handle the truth, unlike you


12k-S

Unlike me?? you hurt my feelings 🥺


[deleted]

Allhamdulillah Allah also saved us from another Islamist


12k-S

He didn't save you, he left you to rot in your own degeneracy.


[deleted]

Cope under the Assad regime


12k-S

Seath 😎


ArtificalSynthesis

Seethe*


12k-S

I create my own spelling rules Cope and Seath 😎


ltcshill

Wait you saying it like its a bad thing 🤔


[deleted]

Lmao


ArtificalSynthesis

And I thank Allah for it everyday. Alhamdulilah for degeneracy.


toxic_bulI

Shut up degenerate kafir


ArtificalSynthesis

Cry more.


DiscoKing83

fattest L in history. it's the people that are giving us bad luck. God is the reason lebanese people are alive. u dont know Allah very well if u think he would do that to his own people


12k-S

It's a joke, I love Lebanon. It's part of Al-sham. It's part of the Arab world. Sadly those recent years, weren't good to Lebanon, or most Arab countries.


DiscoKing83

please dont joke about lebanon especially when it's about the recent bad things that happened to the country others might think ur serious and u would get a lot of hate


HaveNotBeenHere

Pray to Baal, maybe he’ll give you electricity


[deleted]

I'll pray to MBS


HaveNotBeenHere

MBSism, fastest growing religion AlhamduliMBS


[deleted]

AlhamduliMBS insha'MBS I get the Saudi citizenship


HaveNotBeenHere

Wanna swap? I am bored of being Saudi and wouldn’t mind living the rest of my life without electricity if I can drink [this](https://www.beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/16578/78995/) everyday. Lebanon always seemed like fun growing up on منع في لبنان.


[deleted]

Yes let's swap 🇸🇦 or just annex us. Lebanon under MBS rule ☝️


[deleted]

Inshallat Haramin HSR 🚅 will be extended all the way to ضبية 🍸


[deleted]

insha'Allah brozzer


ameri21

Didn't you niggas used to say Arab jarab?


[deleted]

Did we ?


Moonlight102

Are you are murtad thats going a bit to far chill lol


hassannreda

I’m also Muslim tho


Dandalayro

No we’re 100% Berber Kurds


africansksu

Based 💪🏿


JibbyZXD

I know it may be hard to accept it but we literally are not arab. We are arab because we speak it but most of our culture comes from before the arabs and today most levantines DNA are so diverse, arab dna doesn’t make it past 50%


ThunderLightningX

Levantine people are diverse. It's also true that you're not really Arab, in the same way modern Turks are not actually of Turkic origins but rather assimilated into the Turks (but Turks might be a very bad example since they barely carry any Turkic Asian genes. Lebanese at least get a fair bit Arab - 50% or less like you mentioned).


JibbyZXD

Yup. And if we were to take DNA tests (which I have) Levantine would show up due to how diverse and complicated our DNA is. Specifics would be Greek, Thraco-Illyrian (Today’s Albanians), Italian, Armenian, Turkish, Arab, Egyptian, etc. Its crazy. Yet the biggest impact out of all intermarriages in our region in history are the arabs I think and the replacement of our language obviously. The term “Arab” is used as a linguistic identity, which is pretty much the only reason Lebanese, Palestinians, and Syrians are called Arabs. Most of our culture comes from pre-arabization


braderaku007

I understand and I can acknowledge that


JibbyZXD

♥️ Also question, how do you get Malaysia Flag and name under your Reddit user name. I would like to have Palestine or Lebanon under my name


MaintenanceFar

Arab or not,I consider myself so 💪


12k-S

3rd least Based Lebanese. Me🤝🇱🇧. Unfortunately the 2 other Lebanese cucks on this sub are ruining your reputation.


ArtificalSynthesis

>Unfortunately the 2 other Lebanese cucks Are you talking about me?


12k-S

Yes 😎


ArtificalSynthesis

I consider myself Arab tho. And tag us coward.


12k-S

u/Dandalayro u/Change_Username69 You weren't Included, but it was too good to leave the opportunity.


[deleted]

Dam you tagged based users


whateverletmeinpls

Least chad Lebanese mashallah 💪


JibbyZXD

Respectable


TheGlobalRepublic

We are all Araps!!!


hassannreda

I consider myself Arab. I do *speak* Arabic


jessica-the-rabbit

WE ARE ARABS


ShawermaThom

I thought you were palistinian


KimoZ_2006

No Some are phoenician Some are iranian Some are bedouin


jessica-the-rabbit

Some are wankers like you


KimoZ_2006

I iranian wanker💪


RasoulK27

Bedouins are the most Arab people what are you on about


MehmetFromAlmanistan

yes


DiscoKing83

these comments are disappointments to society. bullying others for being in a different country what a shame.


pl4t1n00b

Welcome to r/AskMiddleEast!


someguy32333v6

If they identify as arabs they are, if they dont they arent


[deleted]

I'm Phoenician 💪🇱🇧


HeyGuysWeDidIt

Phoenician might as well just be a thing we call ex-muslims who are also self hating arabs that happen to be from Lebanon since thats what every so called "PhOnEcIan" is 😂


ArtificalSynthesis

He's ex-druze, not ex-muslim. Also no Ex-Muslim Lebanese calls himself Phenocian, that's only Maronites.


[deleted]

>He's ex-druze, I haven't totally renounced my faith Tbh, still confused don't wanna regret my decision since I'm still 19


guanbuliaowo

Are you going to renounce for marriage?


[deleted]

I'll renounce once I feel that God isn't real. Not worrying about marriage since I'm single and who knows.


Grasshopperhasrisen

Semi based


Moonlight102

> I haven't totally renounced my faith Tbh, still confused don't wanna regret my decision since I'm still 19 Can you tell me about your faith like do you guys see yourselves as muslims what do you think about the prophet muhammed and the quran?


[deleted]

>yourselves as muslims No >what do you think about the prophet muhammed an He's just a prophet > the quran We have our own interpretation of the Qur'an >Can you tell me about your faith Too lazy to write a paragraph here's a link https://www.quora.com/Do-the-Druze-people-consider-themselves-Muslims-or-not/answer/Khaldun-Kutich?ch=15&oid=19328983&share=941aa54c&target_type=answer


HaveNotBeenHere

Thing about Maronites at least one family is originally from Hejaz and converted to Christianity. I wonder if they too deny their Arabness https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shihab_dynasty


Dandalayro

It’s like Egyptians calling themselves Pharoahs I don’t see anything wrong with it


HeyGuysWeDidIt

yeah sure but its shouldn't be used as a cover up to say you are not arab


[deleted]

Don't you call yourself Assyrian? it's literally in your flair.


12k-S

They actually speak Assyrian, unlike some 🤢🤮


HaveNotBeenHere

Aramaic*


12k-S

Got confused, didn't know if it was Syriac or Aramaic, so I just typed Assyrian.


HaveNotBeenHere

Syriac is a dialect of Aramaic. Assyrians originally spoke Akkadian, just like Babylonians. They later switched to Aramaic when Aramaic became the language of the Middle East. Before Arabization there was Aramaization when it replaced languages such as Akkadian and Canaanite languages, and almost replaced Arabic. Today Assyrians are an ethno-religious group associated with the Assyrian Church.


HeyGuysWeDidIt

Its in my flair because its a recognised ethnic minority in Iraq just like kurds are, Not like "phonecian" people 🤦


[deleted]

Well I got some news for you those who call themselves Phoenician are your Christian brothers not Ex-Muslims but insha'Allah we become Phoenician.


HeyGuysWeDidIt

The christians can say it while the muslims can not, I refuse to elaborate further 😎 (Least biased middle easterner)


[deleted]

Discrimination


HeyGuysWeDidIt

***💪Yes***


DiscoKing83

i never knew reddit could be this stupid, Phoenician is lebanese, syrian and another country i dont know. not ex muslim and im a christian myself and never converted stop saying cap.


oldnick101

fun fact : there were people referred to as arab in Lebanon long before any Arabian peninsula country (apart from north western region of Saudi arabia) [Itureans](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iturea) ​ So lebanese should stop this circus you are just as arab as the rest of us😨


Pretend-Bite4069

they were a very small minority tho


ameri21

Now they are a majority


Pretend-Bite4069

lol 90% of lebanese ppl don’t have more than 5% arab dna so how the hell are they majority?


ameri21

Because I said so


TheBoyBoomz2

It’s up to them


[deleted]

Yes


[deleted]

We wuz Crusaderz and shiet


JumpyAdvertising7641

What u mean lmao 😂 no they are chinese


H_karam52

Depends on what you mean as Arab , if just a native Arab speaker then yes but if you consider it an ethnicity or race then no


M4r_y0

Idk why this is debatable. I do not choose my ethnicity. Unfortunately I am arab, but the culture I choose is not arab. Expect shawarma, shawarme is cool.


DeliciousCabbage22

No


braderaku007

Elaborate


DeliciousCabbage22

They are Arabized people and have limited Arab ancestry, they might speak Arabic but i don't consider them Arab, i mean, i don't consider Scots to be English or Belarusians to be Russian, why should i consider the Lebanese to be Arabs?


Dandalayro

You don't need Arabian peninsula ancestry to be Arab, because it's a socio-linguistic group. Besides we're all Middle Eastern so we're close enough.


12k-S

Based words coming out of your mouth thought that was impossible.


Dandalayro

It is impossible


12k-S

More based words, this is a paradox


braderaku007

What are they then?


[deleted]

We are Phoenician


DeliciousCabbage22

Idk if that's who the Lebanese are mainly descended from but they are certainly much closer to Phoenicians than to actual Arabs


[deleted]

I was joking, I'd say the Lebanese are mixed


Dandalayro

Over 90% Phoenician/Canaanite ancestry. We're not very mixed.


DeliciousCabbage22

Arabized Levantines, only Arabs from the Peninsula, SOME Jordanians and SOME Iraqis are genetically Arab


braderaku007

Do you consider Palestinians and Syrians as the same?


DeliciousCabbage22

Yes


ArabSocialist352

who dafuq said no...


DeliciousCabbage22

I did


m1bki0n

Absolutely not. They’re French who speaks Arabic. Nice people though.


Supah_mark_bruvs

I hope not


Pretend-Bite4069

depends on what you mean by arab... but imo arab is a cultural identity so yeah they might be considered arab but genetically? absolutely not lol they’re even more canaanites than us


pierrejanineh

🤯


Aladdinno

Genetically no country in the levant is “Arab”, but culturally yes of course So yes they are Arabs in culture


Satanlightbringer666

technically speaking no we aren’t arabs we are Phoenicians but since we live in the middle east and speak arabic the world sees us as arabs