Samoan Questions

If you're trying to learn Samoan Questions you will find some useful resources including a course about Questions and interrogative 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 Questions

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

Samoan questions may be either a linguistic expression used to make a request for information, or else the request itself made by such an expression. Usually it starts with why, how, where, when ... Here are some examples:

English QuestionsSamoan Questions
QuestionsFesili
how?fa'apefea?
what?O lea?
who?O ai?
why?Aisea?
where?O fea?

Notice the structure of the Questions in Samoan.

List of Questions in Samoan

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

English QuestionsSamoan Questions
where is he?O fea o iai le tama?
what is this?O lea lea mea?
why are you sad?Aisea e te fa'anoanoa ai?
how do you want to pay?E fa'apefea ona e mana'o e totogi?
can I come?e mafai ona ou alu atu?
is he sleeping?O moe le tama?
do you know me?E te iloa a'u?
do you have my book?O ia 'oe la'u tusi?
how big is it?E tele fa'apefea?
can I help you?E mafai ona ou fesoasoani ia 'oe?
can you help me?E mafai ona e fesoasoani mai?
do you speak English?e iloa e'oe Igilisi?
how far is this?o lea le mamao?
what time is it?ua ta se fia?/o lea le taimi lea ua iai?
how much is this?e fia le tau?
what is your name?O ai lou igoa?
where do you live?O fea e te nofo ai?

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