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This is a paper reporting on a dialect survey of Zayse, Zergulla and related Omotic speech varieties in the area directly west and southwest of Lake Chamo in southwestern Ethiopia. Wordlists were taken of eight speech varieties (Zayse, Zergulla, Mele, Balta, Gerbansa, Ganta, Shara and North Gamo), and recorded text testing was done in one village among Ganta speakers.