How do you say greetings in Samoa?
Samoan language week 2020
- Tālofa lava: Hello (formal)
- Mālō le soifua: Hello/Good health.
- ‘O ā mai ‘oe? How are you? (to one person only)
- Manuia fa’afetai: Good, thank you.
- Manuia le aso: Have a great day.
- Tōfā soifua: Good bye (formal)
What is the meaning of Talofa lava?
Etymology. The Official Government Website of American Samoa says: “Talofa is short for ‘Si o ta alofa atu,’ — which means, ‘I am happy and delighted to give you my love. ‘ When you respond, ‘Talofa lava!’ you are reciprocating with a full grant of your love and affection.”
How do you say beautiful in Samoan?
Say something is beautiful in Samoan with “biutiful matagofie (pronounced: bee-you-tea-full ma-ta-go-fee).”
What do you say in Samoan?
learn some samoan words & phrases
What do you call a girl in Samoan?
Samoan Translation. teine. More Samoan words for girls. teineiti. girls.
How do you say Beautiful Girl in Hawaiian?
The standard word beautiful is “nani”. It is pronounced as nah-knee.
What is Faafetai?
English Translation. thank you.
What is asini Samoan?
donkey. noun. en a domestic animal. Ae seʻi faapea o se tasi o nei povi poʻa ua suia i se asini. But suppose one of the bulls was replaced by a donkey.
What does Suga mean in Samoan?
suga. frighten (intimidate; threaten)
What does UCE mean in Samoan?
“Uce” comes from the Samoan word “uso” and is used when a man addresses another man as his brother, or a woman addresses another woman as her sister. It has been lost a little in translation, with some people mistakenly believing it means brother.
What does Moni mean in Samoan?
true love. More meanings for alofa moni. real love.
What does FA Miki mean in Samoan?
“I have been standing up for a long time, you fuamiki,” the MP uttered in anger, the last word meaning testicles or balls.
What does Seki mean?
en cool, great, excellent, the best, wonderful (popular Samoan exclamation).
What does ouzo mean in Samoan?
Aug 10, 2019 In Samoan, “Uso” means brother. We anchor our Hobbs & Shaw storyline in the. relationship between Hobbs and his estranged.
What does USO mean in Hawaiian?
Uso is the Samoan word for either brother or sister, depending on your gender. In the Samoan language, if you are female, your uso is your sister. If you are male, your uso is your brother.
What’s the meaning of Nani?
The word nani 何 (なに) in Japanese means “what.” And depending on the situation, you might, instead, use nan (なん). Which term you use depends on the context, in particular, whether you are speaking or writing formally or informally.
What does Ku UIPO mean?
Product Description. Ku’uipo is a Hawaiian term of endearment meaning ‘my sweetheart’ or ‘lover’.
What does pipi mean in Samoan?
English Translation. stick to. More meanings for pipii i. cling to.