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ipacific
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« on: September 28, 2009, 05:35:44 AM »

Holidays in Samoan and English translation
(Aso means day)

Thanksgiving       Aso Fa'afetai
Christmas          Kerisimasi
New Year Day    Tausaga Fou  ( Fou - New )
Easter                Aso Eseta
Mothers Day      Aso Tina
Fathers Day       Aso Tama
birthday           aso fanau
wedding          fa'aipoipoga
election day       aso palota

Holiday greetings in Samoan
Merry Christmas       Manuia le Kerisimasi
Happy New Year              Manuia le Tausaga Fou
Happy Birthday          Manuia lou Aso Fanau
Happy Mothers Day     Manuia le Aso o Tina
Happy Fathers Day      Manuia le Aso o Tama
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« Reply #1 on: October 12, 2009, 01:57:09 PM »

could ya please post the pronunciation so I can make sure I am saying it right...

fa'afetai tele lava...(I am learning...lol)
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Tavita Tusitala
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« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2009, 03:41:14 PM »

Thank you very much!
Fah-ahfeytai tehleh lahvah!

Samoan Pronunciation
http://www.ipacific.com/forum/index.php?topic=299.0
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« Reply #3 on: February 26, 2010, 08:34:45 PM »

Hello,
Samoa is a very fine place to visit and with its ten islands, it has one of the most vibrant Polynesian cultures of all.The islands are blessed with natural beauty a tropical paradise where the environment is pristine, the people friendly and hospitable, and a living culture treasured by all.
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« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2010, 05:51:14 PM »

Hi...i dnt knw who u r but u r doing a great job. n i love samoa n people frm thr. loads of love samoa.
i m too learning da basic vocabulary.. so hope u wil sure help me buddy. xoxo
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« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2011, 08:19:03 AM »

Thank you for that.. How do you ask for direction in samoan ? I want to go to "Lincoln's memorial" would be ?
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« Reply #6 on: February 15, 2011, 04:18:56 AM »

Just a newbie; wanted to learn Samoan;
I have an American accent and I am feeling difficulty in transition to Samoan;
Any vocal help on pronunciation is all appreciated!  Cool
As you have given us clues on Holidays in Samoan; do provide some pronunciation advice as well!

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