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American Samoa => Samoan Language => Topic started by: FemaleDuck on January 14, 2009, 08:11:52 AM

Title: Basic common words
Post by: FemaleDuck on January 14, 2009, 08:11:52 AM
Samoan

(a) ioe
(e) leai
(i) fa'amolemole
(o) fa'afetai
(u) ua lelei
(f) vave
(g) late


English
(a) yes
(e) no
(i) please
(o) thank you
(u) that's all right
(f) hurry
(g) late


(please help me build this database!)
Title: Basic words
Post by: Malia on April 09, 2010, 10:37:41 AM
Hi every one,

You don't usually say this word but you might feel it some times:)
   _
Fua (Foowaah) = I'm jealous

I hope you will never have to say it :)
Title: Basic phrases,
Post by: Malia on April 09, 2010, 11:03:48 AM
Hi,

here is one more phrase:

I am a married woman.
O a'u o le fafine faaipoipo.

a'u = me
fafine = woman, adult lady
faaipoipo = married



husband = to'alua
              _
wife  = ava

girl  = teine
boy = tama

adult man = tamaloa

Title: Whatever words
Post by: Malia on April 09, 2010, 11:05:30 AM
Whatever = Ta'ilo
Title: Re: Basic common words
Post by: Beck79 on April 21, 2010, 01:08:47 AM
thanks, i am learning, this is a good help, especially whatever hehee  ;D
Title: Re: Basic common words
Post by: Malia on May 03, 2010, 10:32:36 PM
Here is how to say

Hurry up or come back fast

Sau vave,

Vave - hurry

Sau - come