MBOG BASSA: Die Sprache der Basa in Kamerun

     Objet scientifique dès les premières heures de la colonisation, la langue Bassa est sans doute, l une des plus étudiées au Cameroun.

Genius of Bassa language

HILOLOMBI

The genius of the
Bassa language, the language spoken by the Bassa people of South Kamerun, who call themselves Mee (I Say), Bon ba Ngock (Children of the Rock), or Bon ba Mbog Liaa (Children of the Tradition of the Rock) is best evidenced in the word HILOLOMBI (The Supreme Being, The Most High). The word Hilolombi comprises three roots: 1) the article HI, 2) the verb ILOO (to surpass) and 3) the adjective NLOMBI (ancient), and means "The-Greatest-Because-The-Eldest".

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