Samoan


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Sa·mo·an

 (sə-mō′ən)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the islands of Samoa.
2. Of or relating to the country of Samoa or the territory of American Samoa.
n.
1. A native or inhabitant of the islands or country of Samoa.
2. The Polynesian language of the Samoans.

Samoan

(səˈməʊən)
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Samoa, its people, or their language
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Samoa, its people, or their language
3. (Languages) of or relating to Samoa, its people, or their language
4. (Historical Terms) of or relating to Samoa, its people, or their language
n
5. (Peoples) a member of the people that inhabit Samoa
6. (Languages) the language of Samoa, belonging to the Polynesian family of languages

Sa•mo•an

(səˈmoʊ ən)
n.
1. a member of the Polynesian people of Samoa.
2. the Austronesian language of this people: an official language in Western Samoa.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Samoa, its inhabitants, or the language Samoan.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Samoan - a native or inhabitant of the Samoan IslandsSamoan - a native or inhabitant of the Samoan Islands
Samoan Islands, Samoa - a group of volcanic islands in the South Pacific midway between Hawaii and Australia; its climate and scenery and Polynesian culture make it a popular tourist stop
Polynesian - a native or inhabitant of Polynesia
Adj.1.Samoan - of or relating to Samoa or its people or language or culture; "Samoan fishing industry"
Translations

Samoan

[səˈməʊən]
A. ADJsamoano
B. Nsamoano/a m/f

Samoan

adjsamoanisch
n
Samoaner(in) m(f)
(Ling) → Samoanisch nt
References in classic literature ?
Recruiting vessels on Malaita left the Poonga-Poonga coast severely alone; and the Clansman, a Samoan recruiter, dropping anchor one sunset for billiards and gossip, reported rumours amongst the Sio natives that there had been fighting at Poonga-Poonga.
Thus, one of the dusky sailors hailed from Easter Island, a second from the Carolines, a third from the Paumotus, while the fourth was a gigantic Samoan.
There were five white men, a crew of twenty Santa Cruz boys and Samoans, and only the supercargo escaped.
His death came suddenly when he was only forty-four years old, and the Samoans, who ardently appreciated what he had done for them, buried him high up on a mountain overlooking both his home and the sea.
Bruce Graham of Samoan and Tokelauan descent, from Wellington is in his second year of study towards his Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) at Canterbury University.
Ambassador Mustard said the Samoan delegation represents not only American Samoa and the United States but a whole new world to Turkmenistan.
England players not donating for Samoa ENGLAND'S players have opted against giving a portion of their match fee to their Samoan counterparts ahead of Saturday's clash at Twickenham.
Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegao, who is also chairman of their rugby union, said: "We are bankrupt and can't pay our debts.
HEN in Dutch = KIP HEN in Latvian = VISTA HEN in Samoan = MOA
The Samoan submission specialist caught the escaping Irish on the top of the cage and held him back inside, hitting a Muscle Buster from the second rope for the three-count to keep the title within his clutches.
The lush, tropical Samoan islands are some of the most beautiful and exotic in the South Pacific and compare favorably with Moorea and Bora Bora in French Polynesia.
Pendant que les deux equipes se disputaient le ballon dans un ruck, un spectateur, vetu du maillot vert, est venu donner un coup de main a ses compatriotes, en essayant de deblayer un samoan du regroupement.