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NUMBERS

1tasi
2lua
3tolu
4fa
5lima
6ono
7fitu
8valu
9iva
10sefulu
11sefulu-tasi
12sefulu-lua
13sefulu-tolu
14sefulu-fa
15sefulu-lima
16sefulu-ono
17sefulu-fitu
18sefulu-valu
19sefulu-iva
20lua-sefulu

21lua-sefulu-tasi
22lua-sefulu-lua
23lua-sefulu-tolu, etc.
30tolu-sefulu
40fa-sefulu
50lima-sefulu, etc.
100selau, tasi-selau
200lua-selau
300tolu-selau, etc.
1000afe, tasi-afe
2000lua-afe
2300lua-afe-tolu-selau
2310lua-afe-tolu-selau-sefulu
2315lua-afe-tolu-selau-sefulu-lima
millionmiliona, tasi-miliona.

CULTURE

Ceremonial dress of a Samoan chief.

  • Fue

    A fue is usually made from lengths of braided coconut fibre attached to a short wooden handle.

  • Ula Fala

    It's a lei or necklace made from the pandanus fruit. The pieces are dried and painted red.

  • Fusi Siapo:

    Belt made of siapo.

  • To'oto'o

    Wooden staff.

  • Siapo:

    It's also known as tapa. It's made from the bark of a Paper Mulberry Tree and it's use for clothing, burial shrouds, bed covers, ceremonial garments and much more.