The love poem in its Syriac version (ܣܘܪܝܝܐ), a language which count 3 million speakers, this translation come from northern Iraq. This Semitic language of the Middle East is a variant of Edessa's aramaic, developed with Christianity in the 2nd century. There are a few dialects for syriac language. Owing to Edessa position as a center of christianity, the bible was translated into syriac, a large corpus of christian syriac writings apparead, and syriac became widely used as a literary and liturgical language. The earliest know text in the syriac script is dated to the 1 century. The syriac system being descended from aramaic, is consonantal, but developed various means for marking vowels.
Originally Syriac designate the populations originating from Mesopotamia, who live in the East, and have become Christians.