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Aspects of Cameroon English usage

a lexical appraisal

by Jean-Paul Kouega

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Published by Lincom in München .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Cameroon.,
  • English language -- Dialects -- Cameroon -- Lexicology.,
  • English language -- Dialects -- Lexicology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 306-314) and index.

    StatementJean-Paul Kouega.
    SeriesLINCOM studies in English linguistics -- 10
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE3442.C3 K68 2006
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 314 p. ;
    Number of Pages314
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19526159M
    ISBN 103895868779

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