Sāmoan Positive

A positive statement is used to help communicate an affirmation or what is true.

Examples of positive statements in the Sāmoan language.

Sāmoan English
ʻIoe,  ʻo  le  puaʻa. Yes, it is a pig (or Yes, the pig)
Mālō  le  galue Good (well done, congratulations) work.
Mālō  lava  le  lāuga Very good (very well done, much congratulations) (for) the speech (oratory).

List of words communicating the positive in Sāmoan language.

Sāmoan English
ʻIoe Yes
Faʻafetai tele lava Thank you very much
Saʻo correct, right (as in correct)
Mālō Well done (encouragement), congratulations, good

Additional list of word that may be used in examples.

Sāmoan English
Faʻafetai Thank you
Galue Work
Lāuga Speech, oratory
Lava very (also a particle)
Puaʻa Pig
Le used as an (article) in the example

Polynesian Languages

Sāmoan Language