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A Grammar and Dictionary of the Samoan Language, with English and Samoan vocabulary

9. Interjections

9. Interjections

oi! oh! maʻeu! excellent!
oi, oi, oi! oh! oh! ola! wonderful!
ʻue! exclamation of delight. ena! well done!
isa! of contempt. Get out! alili! atiti! }pshaw!
faʻauta! behold! ʻeʻenu! ʻenuʻenu!
tafefe! lit., I fear. Alas! taʻinoʻino, lit., I hate, abominable!
maumau! what waste! se paga! what a pity!