TAHITIAN

ENGLISH

maeva, manava

welcome

‘ia ora na

hello

nana

bye

mauruuru

thank you

mauruuru roa

thanks a lot

e, ‘oia

yes

‘aita

no

e aha te huru?

how are you?

maita’i mauruuru

fine, thank you

‘aita pe’ ape’a

no problem

manuia!

cheers

haere mai!

come in

tane

husband, man

vahine

wife, woman

 

TAHITIAN

ENGLISH

nui

big

maita’i

good

ra’i

sky

tiare

flower

motu

a small island

miti

sea

moana

ocean

ma’a

food

himene

song

ori

traditional dance

tamure

traditional couple’s dance

va’a

traditional outrigger canoe

tiki

carved statue

nehenehe

beautiful

Tu’e ra’a popo

football

Reo Tahiti

Tahitian language