Falealili uma

4Real, Traditional | 24 comments

This is a pese vi’i, or song of celebration/praise, for the district of Falealili in Upolu, Samoa. Get a full English translation and explanation at One Samoana. 

Falealili uma
i o ma o
ta fia faalogologo
i sou leo
Ua a’ave o le tala
o le malo
ua leai se manu e toe olo

Falefitu e Falealili ma Aleipata
faapea ma le atu Safata
A e fia faatau moa lafo ane sau ‘afa
a e soia lava le fetui ala
E aoga foi fa’aga tama
e masagi i le tupulaga

{ CHORUS }

Fa’amane’ene’e,
aua le minoi tele
Ae teu le ta’alo
ma le loto maualalo

Olioli malie,
aua le pisa o
Faato’a vivini o le moa ina ua malo

Satalo e o le uso na toto
Teuteu ia le itumalo
Falealili e, ia maopo’opo
O le mea sili lea e malie ai lou loto

Lata penina o le auro lea
oi lata pululipano e po’o fea
Oe la’u manamea e le fa’agalo i aso fai pea
O lo’u fiafia e ua le gatai mai lea

Aloalo malie lau va’a Samoa
i lou sami lanu moana
Ua e ofi atu i le ava
ma e pesepese le taulaga
Ua tuanai o le atu vasa
ua fetaiai i le ala fatafata

Samoa e, amuia oe
ua taunuu ma le manuia lau faamoemoe

{REPEAT CHORUS}

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24 Comments

  1. Nafanua

    errors in this song

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  2. Lanuola

    Id say theres the heaps of mistakes!!

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  3. That samoan chick >.

    i don’t the words to this song but all i know is that i love this song ! I don’t know how to talk in samoan but i know how to sing in Samoan

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  4. Moeimalaetele Filimaua

    Who sings this song please?

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  5. RYan Fuimaono

    don’t just call out the errors folks…correct them!

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  6. Ronli Afamasaga !

    Ia sa’o lelei a Ryan !
    Say the mistakes dont just shout them out ! Sole !
    Ae seki a le pese lea ! Well, done to who ever did this but just remember to listen to the song more !
    There is just a few mistakes !

    Soifua !
    xox

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  7. alicia

    my favourite!! this is definitely a song for a ‘singstar samoa’!! LOL

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  8. Au

    Errors are in the verse:

    Lata penina o le auro lea

    Lata pululipano e po’o fea

    Oe la’u manamea e le fa’agalo i aso fai pea

    Lo’u fiafia e ua le gata mai lea.

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  9. Nafanua

    The following is the correct version for the vii of Falealili

    “Aue ua ta fia falealili fua”

    Falealili uma
    I o ma o
    Ta fia faalogologo i sou leo
    Ua aave o le tala
    O le malo
    Ua leai se manu e toe olo…

    Falefitu e
    Falealili ma Aleipata
    Faapea ma le atu Safata
    A e fia faatau moa
    Lafo ane sau afa
    Ae soia lava le fetui ala
    E aoga fo’i fa’aga tama
    E masagi i le tupulaga

    Faamaneenee (eeeee)
    aua le minoi tele (teeeeeele)
    ae teu le taaaaaalo
    ma le loto maualaaaaalo
    Olioli malie
    Aua le pisa oooooo
    faato’a vivini o le moa ina ua malie…

    Satalo e o le uso na toto
    Teuteu ia le itumalo oo.
    Falealili e, ia maopoopo
    O le mea sili lea e malie ai lou loto

    Lata penina o le auro lea
    Oi lata pulu lipano epoo fea
    Wooooooooo oe lo’u manamea e le faagalo i aso fai pea
    Lou fiafia ,e ua le gatai mai lea

    Aloalo malie lou vaa samoa
    I lou sami lanu moana
    Ua e ofi atu i le ava ma e pesepese i le taulaga
    Ua tuanai o le atu vasa ua fetaia’i
    I le ala fatafata.
    Samoa e, amuia oe, ua taunuu ma le manuia lou faamoemoe.

    Faamaneenee (eeeee)
    aua le minoi tele (teeeeeele)
    ae teu le taaaaaalo
    ma le loto maualaaaaalo
    Olioli malie
    Aua le pisa oooooo
    faato’a vivini o le moa ina ua malie…

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  10. kiungz

    is anyone able to translate this song?!

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  11. Ben Tofilau Alesana Afaaso

    this song was also sang by, E,T. Taualapini

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  12. lily

    hey what does the word “Uma” means? thanks…

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    • hamogeekgirl

      Hi lily

      ‘Uma’ means ‘all’. Falealili is a district in Samoa, so ‘Falealili uma’ just means ‘all of Falealili’.

      Hope that helps 🙂

  13. love

    Can someone translate it to english?:)

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  14. Pegaenos

    Finish, done, everything

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  15. pdfjkn;vjnreoin

    o lae sa’o le mea muamua.o outou lae sese. if u guys dont noe the song then just zip it.

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  16. dfjkglhjfkvnhknhjgn;kjndj

    I LOOOOOOOOVE THIS SOOONG!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  17. John R Thomas

    I am Papua New Guinean and thank you for having the lyrics available of the net. I can now learn and sing the lovely song (Falealili uma).

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  18. Dayna Lepaio

    Heey guys.. can someone please email me the english translation to this song.. thanks!!! 🙂

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  19. Malia

    Will some one please translate? Thank You! (:

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  20. Alo

    The first 2 verses talks about the government of Falealii and its links to Aleipata and the atu Safata

    The 3rd verse urges Falealii’s chiefs to look after the district to ensure the unity and continuing harmony of the people

    The 4th verse pays homage to Samoa and its progress in the world using the metaphor of Samoa as a ship on the wide ocean sailing ever onwards

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  21. hamogeekgirl

    Hey guys… so I checked with some people and translated this song for you. Please click here to see what we came up with.

    Thanks 🙂

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  22. sinanoa

    i love this song..!!!

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  23. Ituefaoatua

    I love this old song….

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