Mlahsö

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A language of Syria

Population

No known L1 speakers. The last speaker died in 1998.

Location

Qamishli town; Diyarbakir Province, Turkey.

Language Status

10 (Extinct).

Dialects

None known. Reportedly similar to Turoyo [tru].

Language Use

Mlahsö was still spoken by a handful of people in 1970s. One nearly deaf woman still knew Mlahsö well, but had no one to speak it to (1999).

Other Comments

A different language from Turoyo [tru], also called Suryoyo.