Journal of
Languages and Culture

  • Abbreviation: J. Lang. Cult.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-6540
  • DOI: 10.5897/JLC
  • Start Year: 2010
  • Published Articles: 123

Full Length Research Paper

Ibeme as a dialect of Igbo: A lexicostatistic analysis

Chimaobi Onwukwe*
  • Chimaobi Onwukwe*
  • Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies/Igbo, Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria.
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Roseline Ihuoma Ndimele
  • Roseline Ihuoma Ndimele
  • Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies/Igbo, Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria.
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Onukawa Edith Ngozi
  • Onukawa Edith Ngozi
  • Department of Linguistics and Communication Studies/Igbo, Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria.
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  •  Received: 27 February 2016
  •  Accepted: 04 April 2016
  •  Published: 31 May 2016

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