Journal of West African Languages

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Language Family: Kwa
Topic #1: Noun Classes
Topic #2: Morphology

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This paper presents an overview of noun class system in Akebu, a Kwa language of Togo. Based on

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Language Family: Kwa
Topic #1: Negation

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There currently exists extensive literature written on the topic of negation but only recently have studies of negation begun to

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Language Family: Mande
Topic #1: Morphology
Topic #2: Morphology

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The notion of diminutivity is mentioned only in passing in the major contemporary works devoted to

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Language Family: Other Benue-Congo
Topic #1: Interrogatives

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The low tone on Igbo pronouns has been argued to

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Language Family: Mande
Topic #1: Morphology
Topic #2: Nominals

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The complex relationship between phonological processes and the morphological domains in which they apply has been of persistent

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Language Family: Grassfields
Topic #1: Ideophones

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Reduplicated words that vividly depict sensory imagery are very conspicuous among languages of the Grassfields region of Cameroon.

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Topic #1: Proverbs
Topic #2: Translation

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Proverbs are representative of the world view of the native speakers of a language. In most African

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