Kaluve pepe

03:33
Te Vaka
2009
Te Vaka

Story

Written by Manase Foai

Language - Tokelau

Lyrics

shhhh kaluve pepe ...

 

hau

 

foe - hiiiii

 

e .. e... kila mai!!

e .. e .. kila mai!!

 

e - e kila mai hau ta hiva e - 

e - e hau ta hiva

 

e - e kila mai, hau ta hiva e -

e - e hau ta lue e

 

TAHI LUA TOLU HAU...

Manaia manaia te hiva

manaia te hiva e

 

Manaia manaia te lue

manaia te lue e

 

TRANSLATION

 

Shhh Groovy Baby!

 

Come!

 

hey .. hey .. look at me 

hey .. hey .. look at me 

 

hey .. look at me now come and dance 

come and dance 

 

Hey .. look at me now come and dance

come and sway

 

1 - 2 - 3 COME

beautiful beautiful dancing

beautiful dancing

 

beautiful beautiful swaying

beautiful swaying

 

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