Gayil language

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Native toEthiopia
RegionSouthwest, South Omo zone, Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region
Native speakers
56,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3gyl

Gayil (also called Gayl, Gayi, Galila, Gelila, Northern Ari) is an Omotic language of Ethiopia. According to the 2007 census, 55,700 people speak Gayil as a mother tongue.



  1. ^ Gayil at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Gayil". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.