Ghanaian English

This article is about standard English spoken in Ghana. For an English-based creole, see Ghanaian Pidgin English.

Ghanaian English is the variety of English spoken in Ghana. The voiceless alveolo-palatal sibilant fricative is the usual realization of /ʃ/ (as in ship) in Ghanaian English.[1]


  • 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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