The Kingdom of Tonga Cultural Group - ʻAna Lātū (English translation)

Tongan

ʻAna Lātū

 
He ʻoiaue ʻAna Lātū
ʻAna tauele kia te au
Ji 'ema fononga he ʻoneʻone
He naʻa ma topu vaʻe taha pē.
 
He ʻoiaue ʻAna Lātū
ʻAna tauele kia te au
Ji 'ema fononga he ʻoneʻone
He naʻa ma topuvaʻe taha pē.
 
Ji kau tangata mo e kau fāfine
Mou mātuku atu ʻo mohe
Ka e tuku keu ʻaufia pē
He ko homa faka'oji pō ē.
 
Ji kau tangata mo e kau fāfine
Mou mātuku atu ʻo mohe
Ka e tuku keu ʻaufia pē
He ko homa faka'oji pō ē.
 
He ʻoiaue ʻAna Lātū
ʻAna tauele kia te au
Ji 'ema fononga he ʻoneʻone
He naʻa ma topuvaʻe taha pē.
 
He ʻoiaue ʻAna Lātū
ʻAna tauele kia te au
Ji 'ema fononga he ʻoneʻone
He naʻa ma topuvaʻe taha pē.
 
He ʻoiaue ʻAna Lātū
ʻAna tauele kia te au
Ji 'ema fononga he ʻoneʻone
He naʻa ma topuvaʻe taha pē.
 
Submitted by SilentRebel83 on Thu, 01/03/2012 - 04:21
Last edited by SilentRebel83 on Tue, 17/10/2017 - 06:22
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English translation

ʻAna Lātū

Versions: #1#2
Oh, ʻAna Lātū
ʻAna [is] dear to me
Our cherished stroll on the sands1
For our footprints have become as one.
 
Oh, ʻAna Lātū
ʻAna [is] dear to me
Our cherished stroll on the sands
For our footprints have become as one.
 
Oh, men and women
Stop and rest now
And let me just stay awake the whole night through
For this [is] our2conclusion [of the] night.
 
Oh, men and women
Stop and rest now
And let me just stay awake the whole night through
For this [is] our end of the night.
 
Oh, ʻAna Lātū
ʻAna [is] dear to me
Our dear stroll on the sands
For our footprints have become as one.
 
Oh, ʻAna Lātū
ʻAna [is] dear to me
Our dear stroll on the sands
For our footprints have become as one.
 
Oh, ʻAna Lātū
ʻAna [is] dear to me
Our dear stroll on the sands
For our footprints have become as one.
 
  • 1. sands of the seashore
  • 2. "homa" refers to the two parties; the men and women, and the main character [the speaker].
"Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise!"
Submitted by SilentRebel83 on Tue, 17/10/2017 - 06:47
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