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The first Samoan word - Talofa!
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Tavita Tusitala
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« on: September 21, 2009, 12:05:14 PM »

The first word to speak on meeting someone for the first time is Talofa - hello.

Often the answer back is talofa lava!     Hello back with emphasis!

It is the formal greeting, you do not hear it much outside of a new or formal greeting.

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Lotomalie
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« Reply #1 on: March 05, 2010, 12:58:52 AM »

being samoan i actually sat talofa manuia le aso- hello good day
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