Describing Subjects in Samoan



If chica bonita in Spanish makes sense to you

then teine aulelei in Samoan has got to make sense too

There’s a lot of languages that describe the subject by saying the descriptive word after the subject

Samoan is one of them

Teine aulelei

Galuega faigata

Ofutino taugofie

mea sili

toto maualuga

Again, we said the subject…then the word that describes it comes after.

This is the opposite of what we do in English because we normally put the adjective before the noun

Chica bonita makes sense because you’ve probably heard it so many times

That’s what you gotta do with your Samoan words

Take a bunch of nouns and describe them with one word after the noun until it becomes natural

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