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What is the English translation of the Samoan words 'talofa lava'?

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November 12, 2008 7:46AM

Talofa lava, pronounced Tah-lo-fah lah-va is the polite way to just say hello. A simple talofa suffices but to express great happiness when greeting someone, the adjective 'lava' is also included.