Samoan Negation

If you're trying to learn Samoan Negation you will find some useful resources including a course about Negation and negative expressions... to help you with your Samoan grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Samoan. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Samoan Negation

Learning the Samoan Negation 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 Negation is in the structure of the grammar in Samoan.

Samoan negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). Here are some examples:

English NegationSamoan Negation
Negation
Negation
he is not hereE le o inei le tama
that is not my booke le o la'u tusi lena
do not entersa le ulufale

Notice the structure of the Negation in Samoan.

List of Negation in Samoan

Below is a list of the Negation and negative expressions in Samoan placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Samoan vocabulary.

English NegationSamoan Negation
I don't speak
I don't write
I don't drive
I don't love
I don't give
I don't smile
I don't take
he doesn't speak
he doesn't write
he doesn't drive
he doesn't love
he doesn't give
he doesn't smile
he doesn't take
we don't speak
we don't write
we don't drive
we don't love
we don't give
we don't smile
we don't take

Negation and negative expressions have a very important role in Samoan. Once you're done with Samoan Negation, 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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