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Vol. 12 No. 3 (2023): 12.3: Ghana Journal of Linguistics 12.3 (2023)

The Ghana Journal of Linguistics is a double-blind peer-reviewed scholarly journal appearing twice a year (not including special issues), published by the Linguistics Association of Ghana. Beginning with Volume 2 (2013) it is published as an open access journal in electronic format only, at and However, print-on-demand copies can be made available on application to Mr. Fred Labi of Digibooks Ghana Ltd.: or +233246493842.

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

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 Ɔbenfo (Professor) Ọbádélé Kambon, Editor-in-Chief, Ghana Journal of Linguistics, University of Ghana, P.O. Box LG 1149, Legon, Accra, Ghana. These will be used in editorial book critiques. Anyone who wishes to review a particular book is invited to contact the Editor-in-Chief. These will be considered for publication after internal review.

As of January of 2016, GJL switched from an email-based article submission process to the use of website-based Open Journal Systems (OJS) software, which allows tracking of submissions, double-blind reviews, copyediting, production, and publication. We encourage linguists and scholars interested in linguistics to visit GJL’s website to peruse past issues and to submit their articles.

Published: 12/31/2023

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Editorial Committee:
Obed Nii Broohm (Digital and Editorial Assistant)

Alex Ohemeng (Editorial Assistant)
E. Kweku Osam (Consulting Editor; University of Ghana)
Gordon S. Adika (University of Ghana)
Nana Aba A. Amfo (University of Ghana)
Jemima A. Anderson (University of Ghana)
Charles O. Marfo (Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology)

Editorial Board:
Emmanuel N. Abakah (University of Education, Winneba, Ghana)
Felix Ameka (Universiteit Leiden, Leiden, Netherlands)
Thomas Bearth (University of Zurich, Zürich, Switzerland)
Paul Kerswill (University of York, York, UK)
D. D. Kuupole (University of Cape Coast, Ghana)
Gudrun Miehe (Bayreuth Universität, Germany)
Ozo-Mekuri Ndimele (University of Port Harcourt, Nigeria)
John Singler (New York University, USA)
Kwesi Yankah (Minister of Tertiary Education, Central University)


Contact the Editorial Office:

GJL is managed by Obed Nii Broohm (Digital and Editorial Assistant)

Mailing address: Linguistics Association of Ghana, P. O. Box LG 61, Legon, Accra, Ghana.

The Ghana Journal of Linguistics is owned and published by the Linguistics Association of Ghana.
© Linguistics Association of Ghana, 2024.
ISSN 2026-6596