Mel language

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Native to Cambodia
Native speakers
3,295 (2016)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 hkn (Mel-Khaonh)
Glottolog None

Mel is a Bahnaric language of northeastern Cambodia. It is closely related to Khaonh. Kraol, Thmon, Khaonh, and Mel all have about 70% lexical similarity with Stieng, a Southern Bahnaric language (Barr & Pawley 2013:32).

Mel is spoken in the following villages of Kratié Province, Cambodia (Barr & Pawley 2013).

Further reading[edit]

ISO Change request form for Mel


  1. ^ Ethnologue (21st edition)