A dialogue represents a conversation between two or more people. This is some common introductory dialogue when speaking with another person in Sāmoan language.
Common introductory dialogue. Please consider that sometimes there are not direct one to one translations of individual words between English and Sāmoan language.
|Tālofa lava.||Hello, greetings.|
|ʻO aʻu o Tavita||I am Tavita (David).|
|ʻO ai lou igoa?||What is your name?|
|ʻO Elisapeta.||It is Elisapeta (Elisabeth).|
|Aʻo ai lou igoa?||And what is your name?|
|ʻO loʻu igoa o Ruta.||My name is Ruta (Ruth).|
|ʻO ai lou igoa faʻamolemole?||What is your name please?|
|ʻO ai lou suafa?||What is your name (respectfully or matai title)?|
|Manuia||Good, merry, happy|
|Faʻatālofa||Greet each other|
|Lava||very (also a particle)|
|Soifua||Live, life, health|
|Suafa||Name (Respectful), matai title|