La’u pele lo’u au

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Pe a o’u vaai i ou foliga lalelei

Pe a o’u vaai atu i lou nofonofo mai
Pe a o’u vaai ua e savali mai ile ala
Fia talanoa ma fusi mau oe le tausala.

La’u pele lo’u au ua tasi oe
Lo’u loto ma lo’u agaga
E ui na tele tala a tagata
Pele ea o upu ma tala
E mafana ai le mafutaga
Tatalo i le Atua ia umi o le ola.

Lagona le alofa moni ua tata gase
Oi aue lo’u fatu ua tata vale
O se upu o se tala ua le maugagana
O le loto ua naunau ia oe suga.

Submitted by Ioane Vaofusi
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  1. peter widmer

    Dear all
    I wonder if that song ” Pe a o’u vaai i ou foliga lalelei” chorus “la’u pele lo’u au ua tasi oe”

    is the same song as ” goodbye dear samoa”
    or also
    Lebwohl mein Samoa

    could somebody help me

    thanks and best regards
    peter widmer

    • hamogeekgirl

      Peter, I’m so sorry I didn’t see your comment 2 years ago (wow! lol)… But just want to let you know that the line: la’u pele lo’u au ua tasi oe … means: my dear, my (au = term of affection, like… darling), you are the only one (as in, only one for me).

      I hope that helps 🙂

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