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spoken French of Akan-speaking Ivorians some characteristics of the vocabulary by Emmanuel N. Kwofie

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Published by Hoffmann in Grossen-Linden .
Written in English



  • Côte d"Ivoire.


  • French language -- Provincialisms -- Côte d"Ivoire.,
  • Akan (African people) -- Languages.,
  • Languages in contact -- Côte d"Ivoire.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 23-24.

StatementEmmanuel N. Kwofie.
SeriesGiessener Beiträge zur Sprachwissenschaft ; Bd. 9
LC ClassificationsPC3680.A38 K9
The Physical Object
Pagination30 p. ;
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4316097M
ISBN 10388098011X
LC Control Number78356087

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