Samoan is the language of the samoan islands, comprising the independent country of samoa and the united states territory of american samoa it is an official language alongside english in both jurisdictions samoan, a polynesian language, is the first language for most of the samoa islands' population of about 246,000. The meaning of the word 'covfefe' in the samoan language 05/31/2017 02:54 pm et updated jun 01, 2017 bbc has alerted us all that the word “covfefe” as used by the president of the united states of america, donald trump, is a samoan word. Peace corps- samoan language lessons course overview this samoan language manual is designed for use by both teachers and students the manual outlines and explains each lesson for the teacher and provides a source of reference for the learner the lessons are intended for use in the classroom under the direction of the teacher.
Samoan sign language is also commonly used among the deaf population of samoa to emphasize the importance of full inclusion with sign language, elementary samoan sign language was taught to members of the samoa police service, red cross society, and public during the 2017 international week of the deaf. A collection of useful phrases in samoan, a polynesian language spoken mainly in western samoa and american samoa jump to phrases click on any of the (non-english) phrases that are links (blue) to hear them spoken.
Useful phrases in samoan a collection of useful phrases in samoan, a polynesian language spoken mainly in western samoa and american samoa jump to phrases. Samoa (/ s ə ˈ m oʊ ə /), officially the independent state of samoa (samoan: malo saʻoloto tutoʻatasi o sāmoa samoan: sāmoa, ipa: ) and, until 4 july 1997, known as western samoa, is a unitary parliamentary democracy with eleven administrative divisions. Names for relatives in the samoan language are different from those in western cultures there is a single term for the mother, mother's sisters, and father's sisters, and a single term for the father, father's brothers, and mother's brothers.
Samoan, along with english, is the official language of both western samoa and american samoa it is used for everyday communication, in education, and in the media it is used for everyday communication, in education, and in the media. Is a samoan word do you know samoan language vocabulary and alphabet basic samoan words learn samoan here is a very cursory overview of the language and some vocabulary the fa'a samoa app is an introduction to the samoan language and samoan translation country in the when will you add my language to microsoft translator text translations we add new languages periodically in the process of an.
Gagana samoa and master of samoan studies knowledge of samoan language 2-10-2017 overview: deploying languages in office 365 proplus resources for click-to-run for office 365 products are packaged similarly to the way standard office what is the an overview of the samoan language samoan language. The samoan language is one of the oldest forms of polynesian still in existence today, and it is arguably the best-known of the polynesian languages it is the most widely spoken polynesian tongue, with an estimated 200,000 speakers, most of them located in samoa (formerly known as western samoa) and american samoa.
Samoan alphabet samoan is from the austronesian family of languages it is closely related to other polynesian languages, especially tongan here is a very cursory overview of the language and some vocabulary.