American Samoa Languages

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Description[edit | edit source]

American Samoa has two official languages: English and Samoan. [1]

Word List(s)[edit | edit source]

Alphabet and Pronunciation[edit | edit source]

Samoan Language Pronunciation Guide Pronouncing Written Samoan

Samoan Alphabet[edit | edit source]

Consonants Pronunciation
F [ f ]
G [ ŋ ]
L [ Ɩ/ɾ ]
M [ m ]
P [ p ]
S [ s ]
T [ t/k ]
V [ v ]
Other Letters Pronunciation
A [ a ]
E [ ɛ ]
I [ I ]
O [ o ]
U [ ʊ/w ]
Other Letters Pronunciation
Ā [ a: ]
Ē [ e ]
Ī [ i: ]
Ō [ as in dough ]
U [ u: ]

Language Aids and Dictionaries[edit | edit source]

Additional Resources[edit | edit source]

Samoan Language Text Books at [www.worldcat.org Worldcat.org]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wikipedia contributors, "American Samoa," in Wikipedia: the Free Encyclopedia,https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Samoa, accessed 29 June 2020.