Togolese

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Etymology[edit]

From French togolais, equivalent to Togo +‎ -ese. The -l-, also present in Congolese and its French etymon congolais, was added in French to break up the sequence of -o + -ais; it is not present in e.g. Faroese or Chicagoese.[1]

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Noun[edit]

Togolese ‎(plural Togolese)

  1. A person from Togo or of Togolese descent.

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Adjective[edit]

Togolese ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Togo, the Togolese people or the Togolese language.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Slawomir Zdziebko and Mateusz Urban, The Phonetics and Phonology of /ɬ/ Vocalization, Crossing Phonetics-Phonology Lines (edited by Eugeniusz Cyran and Jolanta Szpyra-Kozłowska), page 416