Tala Mai Le Lagi

Annie Puletiuatoa | 23 comments

This upbeat song of praise encourages Samoa to love, worship and have faith in our wise and Holy God, who saves souls.

Tala mai e le lagi

o le mamalu o le silisili ese
A o le vanimonimo
e fa’aalia galuega tetele

Le la ma le masina
e fesuisuia’e i le ao ma le po
O lona finagalo
e galulue ai ma malolo

Sau la’ia ta o
i le Atua o le manumalo
Samoa e le fa’avae
Le fa’avae o lou malo

Aua ne’i e toe
fa’alotolotolua
O le Atua e pa’ia
E silisili ese lona poto

Le faiva fa’aleatua
o le fagotaina o agaga
Ina ia salamo
ma talia o le fa’aolataga

O lona finagalo e le faavavau
i finau ma tagata
O le faamasinoga
e te tu lava mo oe lava

Sau la’ia ta o
i le Atua o le manumalo
Samoa e le fa’avae
Le fa’avae o lou malo

Aua ne’i e toe
fa’alotolotolua
O le Atua e pa’ia
E silisili ese lona poto

Amuia le tagata
o lo’o filifili lelei ona ala
E le faatauemu
ae nanau i poloaiga uma lava

E pei o le la’au
e tau fuifui i fuata uma lava
E le fa’anoia
ae matagofie lana silafaga

Sau la’ia ta o
i le Atua o le manumalo
Samoa e le fa’avae
Le fa’avae o lou malo

Aua ne’i e toe
fa’alotolotolua
O le Atua e pa’ia
E silisili ese lona poto

Sau la’ia ta o
i le Atua o le manumalo
Samoa e le fa’avae
Le fa’avae o lou malo

Aua ne’i e toe
fa’alotolotolua
O le Atua e pa’ia
E silisili ese lona poto

O le Atua e pa’ia
E silisili ese lona poto

O le Atua e pa’ia
E silisili ese lona poto

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23 Comments

  1. sama

    Great job….I am actually choreographing to this song for next years Aloha Festival.
    The one ur missing i had a hard time with it too but to go with the context of the song I think it itsomeging like…..
    “LE FAIVA FAALEATUA”

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  2. galu

    Same her….choreographing for a cousins wedding!!!
    I think Sama is right-“LE FAIVA FA’ALEATUA” goes into the gap!!
    Thanks for writing this my mum really wanted the words to it!!

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  3. Trina sau

    Fix the lyrics..spell your words like a real Samoan would..thank u

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  4. Sene

    What’s wrong with the spelling?
    A: Define a real Samoan and their spelling!. Some can’t spell. Some, even in the language of their chiefs’ language continue in what’s termed ‘tautala leaga’.
    E: If you’re referring to the glottal stops, what’s the harm in putting them in for Samoans who are learning the language?
    I: If you google the name of this song, for lyrics; you’ll find this is the only site! So, thank you for adding it:)

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  5. Gerdy

    I think trina is refering to *faavavau..it’s not faavavao!

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  6. admin

    Thank you so much for your comments and corrections.

    Fixed now.

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  7. muta.keni

    i love that song sooo much 🙂 xoxo

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  8. nisha

    I LOVE THIS SONG!!!!!
    God Bless <3

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  9. pisah

    really love this song!!
    love the lyrics MAN:)

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  10. jasmin

    Can someone translate this song to English for me..I love this song and wish I knew what she was talking about!! Thank you in advance!!

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    • Heaveyyyyy11011

      Yeap needed english version please Im choreographing at my school I need to know what I’m teaching and the meanings….

  11. Anonymous

    Good Job. Thanks 🙂

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  12. Anonymous

    Is it possible for you to do an English translation to this song? 🙂 Thanks

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  13. hamogeekgirl

    Hey guys.. I’ll put this on the list for songs to translate (as you can imagine, we’ve got lots in the list so far).

    But for those of you who are choreographing, let me give you a quick idea of what this song is about.

    “Tala mai le lagi” means the word (message) from Heaven. This song is all praise and worship. It talks about the wonder that is God, manifest in all His creations – the sun, the moon, etc. Then it encourages people to not sit on the fence, because God is holy and omniscient.

    The song continues on like that 🙂

    Once we have a minute to translate it fully, I’ll post up a link.

    Thanks

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  14. Leti Fatu

    Thanks for the lyrics I need to learn this song for my samoan siva magaia

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  15. Angel Lafaele

    @hamogeekgirl that was on point. I’m a big fan of the Samoan Gospels.

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  16. shiloh

    I love this song

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  17. Pika

    Great song for dancing. I love it!

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  18. Robert

    I love the song and its Great for dancing i love it!

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  19. Rosalind

    I love this song……LOL

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  20. Mora

    Talofa lava, thank you for posting up the lyrics to this beautiful song! You’ve done really well and I can understand it. The only word that I can see that needs a tweek in spelling is “naunau” where you’ve got nanau so it’s only a little tweek of adding a letter into it but other than that really appreciate the effort of having the words on here and posted up for all to see:) I like the english translation that you’ve posted up saying it’s a Praise and Worship song to a message from our wonderful God in Heaven to us! thanks again for stating on here what it means in English I would love to know and have this in English lyrics as well but other than that you’ve done great keep on keeping on posting up our amazing Samoan songs/pese. Faafetai lava:)

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  21. JJW

    Tala mai e le lagi….The heavens declare
    o le mamalu o le silisili ese…..the glory of the Lord
    A o le vanimonimo……And the firmament
    e fa’aalia galuega tetele….reveal his mighty works

    Le la ma le masina….The sun and the moon
    e fesuisuia’e i le ao ma le po….alternate as day and night
    O lona finagalo…..His perfect will
    e galulue ai ma malolo…..to work and must also rest

    Sau la’ia ta o….Come and let us go
    i le Atua o le manumalo….To our Conquering Lord
    Samoa e le fa’avae…..Samoa’s foundation
    Le fa’avae o lou malo….Was founded on the Lord

    Aua ne’i e toe…..Don’t you be stuck
    fa’alotolotolua…..betwixt opinions
    O le Atua e pa’ia…..For God is holy
    E silisili ese lona poto….The highest and all kowning

    Le faiva fa’aleatua…..The call of God
    o le fagotaina o agaga….to be fishers of men soul
    Ina ia salamo…..To come to repentence
    ma talia o le fa’aolataga….and receive his great salvation

    O lona finagalo e le faavavau…..His perfect will
    i finau ma tagata…..won’t be forever oppose by men
    O le faamasinoga…..For at the judgment
    e te tu lava mo oe lava…..you stand alone for yourself

    Sau la’ia ta o…..Come and let us go
    i le Atua o le manumalo….To our conquering Lord
    Samoa e le fa’avae…..Samoa’s foundation
    Le fa’avae o lou malo…..Was founded on the Lord

    Aua ne’i e toe…..Don’t you be stuck
    fa’alotolotolua…..betwixt of opinions
    O le Atua e pa’ia…..The Lord is holy
    E silisili ese lona poto…..The highest and all knowing

    Amuia le tagata…..Blessed is he
    o lo’o filifili lelei ona ala….who wisely planned out his path
    E le faatauemu…..He won’t be offended
    ae nanau i poloaiga uma lava….but his desire to claim all promises

    E pei o le la’au…..He is like a tree
    e tau fuifui i fuata uma lava….baring fruits in every season
    E le fa’anoia…..Free for the taking
    ae matagofie lana silafaga…..and its glorious in his sight

    Sau la’ia ta o….Come and let us go
    i le Atua o le manumalo….To our conquring Lord
    Samoa e le fa’avae….Samoa’s foundation
    Le fa’avae o lou malo….Was founded on the Lord

    Aua ne’i e toe…..Don’t you be stuck
    fa’alotolotolua…..betwixt opinions
    O le Atua e pa’ia….The Lord is holy
    E silisili ese lona poto….The highest and all knowing

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  22. Sivia

    This is an excellent translation. My hats off to you.

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