Mesqan language

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Native to Ethiopia
Region Gurage Zone
Native speakers
200,000 (2007)[1]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 mvz
Glottolog mesq1240[2]

Mesqan (also Mäsqan or Meskan) is an Afro-Asiatic language spoken in the Gurage Zone of Ethiopia. It belongs to the family's Ethiopian Semitic branch.


  1. ^ Mesqan at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Mesqan". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.