Ghanaian English

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Ghanaian English is the variety of English spoken in Ghana. The voiceless alveolo-palatal sibilant [ɕ] is the usual realization of /ʃ/ (as in ship and chicago) and Voiceless alveolo-palatal affricate [tɕ] is usual realization of /tʃ/ (as in cheese and watching) and Voiced postalveolar affricate [dʑ] is usual realization /dʒ/ (as in general and jimmy or magic or george and jazz and edge) in Ghanaian English.[1]


  1. ^ Huber (2004:859)
  • Huber, Magnus (2004), "Ghanaian English: phonology", in Schneider, Edgar W.; Burridge, Kate; Kortmann, Bernd; Mesthrie, Rajend; Upton, Clive, A handbook of varieties of English, 1: Phonology, Mouton de Gruyter, pp. 842–865, ISBN 3-11-017532-0 

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