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Published by Oxford University Press in London .
Written in English


  • Ewe language.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Diedrich Westermann ; Translated by A. L. Bickford-Smith.
ContributionsBickford-Smith, Aubrey Lewis, tr.
LC ClassificationsPL8161 .W45
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 258 p. ;
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6763327M
LC Control Number31024629

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Bibliography. Ansre, Gilbert () The Tonal Structure of Thesis, Kennedy School of Missions of Hartford Seminary Foundation. Ameka, Felix Kofi () 'Ewe'. In Garry and Rubino (eds.), Fact About the World's Languages: An Encyclopedia of the World's Major Languages, Past and Present, New York/Dublin: The H.W. Wilson Company.   'In this beautifully exemplified and coherently structured book, Yule guides readers through the various aspects of language study. This is an ideal introduction to linguistics for students and practitioners with a general interest in language. This edition is enriched with study questions and tasks which will be particularly useful to readers.'Reviews: An experiment in readability: an adaptation of the Flesch reading ease formula for use in two languages of Ghana, Fante and Ewe. Otoo, Samuel Kofi. Syracuse, N.Y .   Ewe is one of the major languages of Ghana. The Associate Professor in the Department of Linguistics at the University of Ghana here provides a book about the language as such. He intends it as more than a textbook, and has written it at a level to be of use to both native speakers of Ewe andthose for whom it is not their mother tongue Reviews: 1.