The Ghana Journal of Linguistics is a peer-reviewed scholarly journal appearing twice a year, published by the Linguistics Association of Ghana. Beginning with Volume 2 (2013) it is published in electronic format only, at www.ajol.info and http://laghana.org/gjl/index.php/gjl. However print-on-demand copies can be made available on application to the editor.

The Editors welcome papers on all aspects of linguistics. Articles submitted should not have been previously published.

The Editors welcome reports on research in progress and brief notices of research findings, as well as news of general interest to linguists.

The Editors also welcome books from authors and publishers for review in the Ghana Journal of Linguistics. They may be sent to Ọbádélé Kambon, PhD, The Editor-in-Chief, Ghana Journal of Linguistics, University of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 1149, Accra, Ghana. Anyone who wishes to review a particular book is invited to contact the editor.

Submissions should be submitted electronically at http://laghana.org/gjl/index.php/gjl. They should be accompanied by a brief biographical note giving the author’s name in the form it should appear in print plus current academic or professional position and field of research interest. Please see the inside back cover of this issue for detailed instructions.


The Ghana Journal of Linguistics is a publication of the Linguistics Association of Ghana.
Authors have sole responsibility for the content of their articles.

The Ghana Journal of Linguistics is published by the Linguistics Association of Ghana.
Mailing address: Linguistics Department, P.O. Box LG 61, Legon, Accra, Ghana.
Email: info@laghana.org.
© Linguistics Association of Ghana, 2017.
ISSN 2026-6596