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Is there an existing corpus or dictionary for different spoken Arabic dialects? I'd like to look up a word (in English or MSA or in a spoken dialect) and find where this word or phrase is spoken (and if the meaning is the same). A dialect map would also be really interesting.

In my case, I learned Tunisian Arabic, but I'd like to check if words and phrases I learned are shared with other dialects (like Moroccan or Levantine Arabic). Is there such a tool (or multiple corpora)?

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A good starting place to look for corpora is the CLARIN Virtual Language Observatory (VLO). This query searches for "spoken arabic" and restricts the results to hits where the language is labelled as "Arabic". At the time of this writing it gives almost 700 hits.

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