Samoan Adverbs

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Samoan Adverbs

Learning the Samoan Adverbs is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Samoan language. But first we need to know what the role of Adverbs is in the structure of the grammar in Samoan.

Samoan adverbs are part of speech. Generally they're words that modify any part of language other than a noun. Adverbs can modify verbs, adjectives (including numbers), clauses, sentences and other adverbs. Here are some examples:

English AdverbsSamoan Adverbs
adverbs
I read a book sometimesE faitau sa'u tusi I seisi taimi
I will never smokeE le taitai ona ou ula tapa'a
are you alone?E na'o 'oe?

Notice the structure of the Adverbs in Samoan.

List of Adverbs in Samoan

Below is a list of the Adverbs of time place manner and frequency in Samoan placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Samoan vocabulary.

English AdverbsSamoan Adverbs
adverbs of time
yesterdayananafi
todayo le aso nei
tomorrowtaeao
nowtaimi nei
then
later
tonightnanei
right nowtaimi nei lava
last nightanapo
this morningo le taeso nei
next weeko le vaiaso a sau
already
recently
lately
soontoeititi
immediately
stillfilemu
yete le'I eg; tupu/o'o
agotuana'i
adverbs of place
hereo inei
thereo 'ila
over thereo le itu lela/o le itu lena
everywhere
anywhereso'o se mea/nofoaga
nowhere
homeaiga/fale
awaye le o iai
outfafo
adverbs of manner
very
quite
prettyaulelei
reallye mo'i
fastsaoasaoa
welllelei
hardmalo
quicklyvave
slowlylemu
carefullyfa'aeteete
hardlyseasea
barely
mostly
almost
absolutely
togetherfa'atasi
aloneto'atasi
adverbs of frequency
alwaystaimi 'uma
frequently
usually
sometimes
occasionally
seldom
rarely
neverle taitai

Adverbs of time place manner and frequency have a very important role in Samoan. Once you're done with Samoan Adverbs, you might want to check the rest of our Samoan lessons here: Learn Samoan. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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