Resources to Learn Bassa

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Bassa has an indigenous script, It was first popularized by Dr. Thomas Flo Lewis, who has instigated publishing of limited materials in the language from the mid-1900s through the 1930s, with its height in the 1910s and 1920s.

Bassa (also spelled Basaa, Basa, Bissa), or Mbene, is a Bantu language spoken in Cameroon by the Basaa people. Its name in Bassa is Vah, which means 'to throw a sign'.
It is spoken by about 300,000 people in Centre and Littoral regions.
The origins of the Bassa alphabet are obscure.The alphabet fell out of use in Liberia during the 19th century. Originally the Bassa alphabet was written on slates with charcoal, and the writing could be easily erased with a leaf known as yan. Bassa in a tonal language. Tones are marked using a system of dots and dashes which appear inside the vowel letters. As I don’t have the keyboard of this language, I can’t show you by typing. But I am showing you through a picture of this language.Basaa contrasts four tones: high, low, high-to-low (falling) and low-to-high (rising).
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Learning Bassa in Your Phone
Duolingo - Learn Languages for Free: Duolingo is Apple's iPhone App of the Yes! With this app you may translate and learn Bassa language.It has no problem if you are a Francophone speaker or Anglophone speaker. Just set the Language you like.

Best Free Language-Learning Apps. It's basically for the anglophone Users. Because the language used on this apps is English.,2817,2414314,00.asp

All Language Translator. All Language Translator translate definitions, pronunciations, synonyms, examples and supporting the 130 languages most used in the world.

joshuaproject: An apps for translating different languages.You can translate to both french and English.

Reading Books in Bassa
You can learn Bassa Language easily by reading Books on that language and translating them. Here are some books for you.

The Role of the Bassa in Reshaping Liberia: A book about traditional Bassa Leadership and culture.

The genius of the Bassa Language: A detailed version that shows the uses of Bassa language in Cameron.

Norris, Edwin: Norris, Edwin. 1841. Outline of a vocabulary of a few of the principal languages of western and central Africa, compiled for the use of the Niger expedition.

Omniglot: An online encyclopedia of writing systems and languages.

Bassa TV Shows
By watching different TV shows and programmes you can also learn this language quickly. Here are some links of TV shows.

TV BASA: A TV Channel that shows Different programs made by Bassa peoples.
Bassa Racing Crew: A Channel shows Racing and stunts Of Bassa people.
Bassa TV [2.0]
DallaBassa con Svapo're: Anyoutube channel from where you can watch and learn BassaLanguge.

Listening Music in Bassa
The Queen of Bassa Gospel: A Song singing on Bassa Language.
New liberian bassa music
Callum Wright - Bassa Bassa;_ylt=A0SO8wo7SpJYTZ4ASsNXNyoA;_ylu=X3oDMTEyNTNjdGVxBGNvbG8DZ3ExBHBvcwMyBHZ0aWQDQjMyNDZfMQRzZWMDc2M-?p=bassa+singer&fr=sfp#id=29&vid=e9e729bb850d2b97fec667b32df41828&action=view
P. Bayogar - The Bassa Prince Singer

Academic Study in Bassa
University Language Services Provides certified translation and interpreting in more than 150 languages and dialects.
World University: A huge number of Languages are taught here. This is also an academic study you can take on Bassa Language.

So, These are the sources where you may learn Bassa Language easily and shortly. Learning a Language needs time. Give efforts and proper time with these resources. You will surely learn this language and later you can also teach it to others.


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