Samoan 101 Unit 1

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  • Penitala

    Pencil

    Ipu

    Cup/glass

    Nofoa

    Chair

    Laulau

    Table

    Tama

    Boy/male/father

    Pepa

    Paper

    Faia'oga

    Teacher

    Potu

    A room

    Su'ega

    Test

    'Api

    Notebook

    Vasega

    Class

    Vai'aisa

    Ice Water

    Mea'ai

    Food

    Ipu pia

    Glass of beer

    Ipu kofe

    Cup of coffee

    Tina

    Mother

    Fagu

    Bottle

    Laupapa

    Chalkboard

    Falea'oga

    School building

    Saini

    To sign

    Va'ai

    To look

    Fa'alogo

    To listen

    Tautala

    To speak

    Popole

    To worry

    Fa'atali

    To wait

    Ulaula

    To smoke

    Tautala fa'agesegese

    Speak slowly

    Toe fai

    Repeat

    E le afaina

    No problem (response to tūlou)

    Leo tele

    Loud

    'Ua malamalama

    Understand

    Teine

    Girl

    Mogamoga

    Cockroach

    Ta'avale

    Car

    Uati

    Clock/watch

    Tūlou

    Excuse me

    Toefai

    Repeat

    Fa'afetai

    Thanks

    'Ualelei

    Ok

    'Aumai

    Bring/give (to me)

    'Ave

    Take/pass along

    Tusi

    Book/write

    Tu'u

    To put/place something

    'Ai

    To eat

    Inu

    To drink

    Tū i luga

    Stand up

    Savali

    Walk

    Tago

    To grab/hold something

    Nofo i lalo

    Sit down

    Fa'amolemole

    Please

    'O le ā?

    What?

    Mālō

    Well done

    Koko

    Cocoa

    Le

    The (specific)

    Sanuisi

    Sandwich

    'O le penitala

    The pencil

    'O penitala

    Pencils

    'O le a lea

    What is this?

    'O le a le mea lea

    What is this thing?

    'O amea ia

    What are these things?

    'Ia

    To/at (a person)

    Lima

    Five (or hand)

    Tolu

    Three

    Fitu

    Seven

    Valu

    Eight

    Sefulu

    Ten

    Sefulu tasi

    Eleven

    Lua sefulu lua

    Twenty two

    Selau

    One hundred

    Afe

    One thousand

    'O a'u

    I, me

    'O 'oe

    You

    'O ia

    He, she, it

    'O tatou

    We, us (listener included more than 2)

    'O matou

    We, us (listener excluded more than 2)

    'O 'outou

    You (all)

    'O latou

    Them, they (more than 2)

    'O ta'ua

    We, us (2 people, listener included)

    'O ma'ua

    We, us (2 people, listener excluded)

    'O 'oulua

    You (2 people)

    'O la'ua

    They, them (2 people)

    E

    Present indefinite (Sara goes)

    'Ua

    Present perfect (Sara has gone)

    'Olo 'o

    Present continuous (Sara is going)

    Na

    Past completed (Sara went)

    Sa

    Past indefinite (Sara had gone)

    'Ole 'a

    Future (Sara will go)

    iai

    To exist (mix with E, 'Ua, 'Olo 'o, Na, Sa and 'Ole 'a)

    La

    Singular possessive with less important things ('O la mātou ta'avale= Our car)

    Lo

    Singular possessive with more important things ('O lo mātou tamā=our father)

    A Plural

    Plural noun possessive less important things ('O a lātou ta'avale=their cars)

    O Plural

    Plural noun possessive more important things ('O o lātou tamā=our fathers)

    Sa

    Indefinite possessive ('O so mātou fale=our house)

    So

    Questioning somethings existence ('O so mātou fale?=is it our house?)

    Ni

    Plural indefinite ('O no o lātou uso?=Are they their sisters?)

    O regular possessive

    Important possessive ('O le Tina o Fata=Fata's mother)

    A regular possessive

    Less important possessive ('O le uo a Mele=Mele's friend)

    Atali'i

    Father's son

    Afafine

    Father's daughter

    Tamatama

    Mothers son

    Tamateine

    Mothers daughter

    Matua

    Parents

    Le fanau

    Children

    Tane

    Husband

    To'alua

    Spouse

    Tuafafine

    Males sister

    Tuagane

    Female's brother

    Tei

    Younger sibling

    Tama o le tama

    Grandpa

    Tama o le tina

    Grandma

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