Pasifika saluations and phrases

Pasifika nation - language Salutation Translation
Cook Islands
Te reo Māori Kuki ‘Āirani
(Rarotonga Dialect)
Kia Orana
Ine
Meitaki Maata
Kia Manuia
Greetings
Please
Thank you
Farewell (Lit. to go well or be well)
Fiji
Vosa Vakaviti
Ni sa bula
Yalo vinaka
Vinaka
Au lako mada yani
Ni sa moce
Greetings
Please
Thank you
Excuse me (To get past someone)
Goodbye
Tonga
Lea faka-Tongá
Malo e lelei
Fakamolemole
Malo ‘Aupito
Tulou
‘Alu a
Nofo a
Greetings
Please
Thank you
Excuse me
Farewell (Said to the person leaving)
Farewell (Said to the person staying)
Samoa
Gagana Samoa
Talofa lava
Fa’amolemole
Fa’afetai lava
Tulou
Tofā soifua
Greetings
Please
Thank you
Excuse me (To get past someone)
Farewell
Tokelau
Gagana Tokelau
Fakafeiloaki
Tālofa Ni/ Mālo Ni
Fakamolemole
Fakafetai lahi lele
Ke manuia te aho
Tofa Ni
Greetings
Hello
Please
Thank You
Have a nice day
Farewell
Niue
Vagahau Niue
Fakaalofa lahi atu
Fakamolemole
Fakaaue/Oue tulou
Fano a koe
Nofo a koe
Koe kia
Greetings
Please
Thank you
Farewell (Said to the person leaving)
Farewell (Said to the person staying)
Good bye
Tuvalu
Gana Tuvalu
Fakatalofa atu
Fakamolemole
Fakafetai lasi
Tofa Ia
Greetings
Please
Thank you
Farewell
Vanuatu
Bislama
Halo
Nem blong mi…
Plis
Tangkyu
Lukim Yu
Greetings/Hello
My name is…
Please
Thank you
See you later
Papua New Guinea
Tok Pisin
Gude/Hai
Plis
Tangkiu
Gutbai/Lukim yu
bihain
Greetings/Hello
Please
Thank you
Goodbye

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