Melo language

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Native to Ethiopia
Region Gamo Gofa Zone
Native speakers
20,000 (1994 census)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mfx
Glottolog melo1242[2]

Melo (also known as Malo) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in the Gamo Gofa Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region in Ethiopia.[3]


  1. ^ Melo at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Melo". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  3. ^ Raymond G. Gordon, Jr, ed. 2005. Ethnologue: Languages of the World. 15th edition. Dallas: Summer Institute of Linguistics.