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American Samoa => Samoan Language => Topic started by: patisankana on April 28, 2010, 04:57:31 AM

Title: kaukalaikiki
Post by: patisankana on April 28, 2010, 04:57:31 AM

Could someone please tell me the meaning and any connotations of the word 'kaukalaikiki'?  :)  Thanks heaps!!!
Title: Re: tautalaititi
Post by: Malia on May 03, 2010, 10:26:52 PM
in the formal way you would hear it as  Tautalaititi.
Usually, it will be addressed to the young girl that likes to walk/date guys but not old enough yet to do that.
But also can be about the adult girl that dates many guys.

It is NOT a bad word just it can be a little bit offensive.

If people hear this word in the crowd, they start to turn around and say "Who is that, who they are talking about".
Title: Re: kaukalaikiki
Post by: matai on June 03, 2010, 12:07:21 PM
samoan for the English word "cheeky"
Title: Re: kaukalaikiki
Post by: ipacific on June 04, 2010, 12:49:32 PM
Thanks Matai, now I have to think about what cheeky means,  lol!

Cheeky: definition Impertinently bold; impudent and saucy.
             Opposite of  polite and respectful.

Cheeky, someone who is more interested in having fun or playful on the "naughty" side. Or someone who dares gives others a hard time, but does so with  good nature and with no bad feelings.

Sassy but forgiven  :-*   :D

What do you think?