ERIC Number: EJ512010
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Syntactic Variation in West African English.
Bamiro, Edmund O.
World Englishes, v14 n2 p189-204 Jul 1995
Describes syntactic variation in West African English with examples from West African English literature and identifies and describes subjectless sentences, deletion of the -ly morpheme in manner adjuncts, omission of function words, reduplication, tag questions, substitution of prepositions in idiomatic usage, and focus constructions. (53 references) (MDM)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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