hamo

Carson, CA

#1 Apr 1, 2014
Does anyone know and understand the origin behind the word "faalavelave". Thanks.
Mr T

Sydney, Australia

#2 Apr 2, 2014
Manaia le fesili,

FA'ALAVELAVE is derived from LAVE which refers to an obstruction. Samoans of today generally apply the past tense term, LAVEA to signify an incident that has happened. E.g. Ua LAVEA le tama toga ona o le malosi le pu'e o le tama Samoa. FA'ALAVELAVE in this sense, would originally mean OBSTRUCTION, keep in mind, that the term refers to many more meaning.

Talosia ua malie lou loto i lenei faamatalaga faatauvaa!
Amuia Samoa sisifo ma sasa'e!
Soifua
Afamasaga

Brisbane, Australia

#3 May 17, 2014
A'e, se o oe mr t ga'u le faavaleaiga o ulu. lmao malo mr t

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