Basaa (ɓasaá)

Basaa is a Bantu language spoken in southern Cameroon by about 300,000 people, particulary in the Nyong-and-Kéllé division of the Centre region, Nkam and Sanaga-Maritime divisions of the Littoral region, in the Océan division of the South region, and in the Menoua division of the West region.

Basaa is also known as Basa, Bassa, Bicek, Bikyek, Bisaa, Mbele, Mee, Mvele, Northern Mbene or Tupe. Dialects include Bakem, Bon, Bibeng, Diboum, Log, Mpo, Mbang, Ndokama, Basso, Ndokbele, Ndokpenda and Nyamtam.

Latin alphabet for Basaa

Latin alphabet for Basaa

Hear the pronunciation of Basaa

Download an alphabet chart for Basaa (Excel)

Sample video in Basaa

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Links

Information about Basaa
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basaa_language
https://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bassa_(langue_bantoue)
https://www.ethnologue.com/language/bas
https://linguistics.berkeley.edu/~hyman/Basaa_Chapter.pdf

Online Basaa dictionary
http://cefliberia.org/extras/Basaa%20Dictionary.htm

Bantu languages

Basaa, Bemba, Bulu, Chichewa, Chokwe, Comorian, Digo, Duala, Ewondo, Fang, Ganda/Luganda, Gwere, Herero, Ikizu, Jita, Kiga, Kikuyu, Kimbundu, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Kisi, Kongo, Konjo, Lingala, Loma, Lozi, Luchazi, Makonde, Mandekan, Maore, Mende, Mushungulu, Mwani, Nkore, Northern Ndebele (South Africa), Northern Ndebele (Zimbabwe), Northern Sotho, Nyemba, Nyole, OshiWambo, Ronga, Sena, Shona, Soga, Southern Ndebele, Southern Sotho, Swahili, Swati, Tshiluba, Tsonga, Tswana, Tumbuka, Umbundu, Venda, Xhosa, Yao, Zigula, Zinza, Zulu

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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