|(400 cited 1978)|
Yelmek, also rendered Jelmek or Jelmik, is a language of the proposed Trans-Fly – Bulaka River family in West Papua.
Yelmek is spoken west of Merauke, between the Digul River and Mbian River. Notable villages are (from north to south) Yelwayab on the Wanam River, Bibikem, Woboyo, and Dodalim (Dudaling). Related Maklew is spoken in Welbuti village.
The Wanam variety might be a distinct language.