Anfillo

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A language of Ethiopia

Alternate Names
Southern Mao
Population

500 (1990 SIL). Ethnic population: 1,000 (1990 SIL).

Location

Oromiya State, Anfillo forest, west of Dembi Dolo.

Language Status

8a (Moribund).

Dialects

None known. Lexical similarity: 53% with Shekkacho [moy].

Typology

SOV.

Language Use

Most have shifted to Western Oromo [gaz] (Dimmendaal and Voeltz 2007). Older adults. Also use Amharic [amh].

Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 5%.
Writing

Unwritten [Qaax].