Moloko (Ma Mǝloko)

Moloko is a Chadic language spoken in the Far North Province of Cameroon by about 10,000 people, particularly in the village of Mokio in the southeast of the Mayo-Sava department, and also in and around the cities of Maroua, Garoua, Toubouro, Kousseri and Yaounde.

Moloko is also known as Melokwo, Mokyo, Molko, Molkoa, Molkwo, Molokwo or Mǝlokwo

Moloko is written with a version of the Latin alphabet. There is some literature in the language, including translations of parts of the Bible.

Moloko alphabet

Moloko alphabet and pronunciation


Moloko has three tones: a high tone, that can be indicated with an acute accent (á), a mid tone, that can be indicated with a macron (ā), and a low tone, that can be indicated with a grave accent (à).

Download an alphabet chart for Moloko (Excel)

Details provided by Michael Peter Füstumum

Sample video in Moloko

Information about Moloko | Numbers


Information about Moloko

Chadic languages

Bade, Barein, Bole, Dangaléat, Gawar, Goemai, Hausa, Hdi, Karai-karai, Kera, Lele, Marba, Migaama, Miya, Moloko, Musey, Mwaghavul, Ngizim, Polci, Sokoro, Somrai, Tangale, Tumak

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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