Thursday, September 14, 2017
Telling the time in Fijian
Sa vica na kaloko? - What is the time?
Notice 'kaloko' is the translation for time when referring to the exact time. Gauna is another word for time but is more general.
To tell the time to the exact hour:
Sa tini na kaloko - Its 10 o'clock
Sa tinikadua na kaloko - It's 11 o'clock.
To tell the time to 30 minutes after the hour:
Sa veimama na tini - It's half past 10
Sa veimama na tolu - It's half past 3
To tell the time to minutes before the hour
Sa vo e tini na miniti me tolu - It's 10 minutes to three
Sa vo e tinikalima na miniti me va - Its 15 minutes to 4
To tell the time to minutes after the hour
Sa oti na ono ena tinikatolu na miniti - It's 13 minutes past 6
Sa oti na rua ena ruasagavulukava na miniti - It's 24 minutes past 2
Exercises - Sa vica na kaloko ena kaloko era tu era qo.
We are offering a one off personal online tutorial to help you develop your Fijian Language. Whether you're a newbie, beginner or inte...
Below are some common Fijian words for various relationships in a family (vuvale). Note that in the Fijian language when referring to a poss...
The Fijian words for days of the week are listed against the English ones Monday Moniti Tuesday ...
Tiki ni yago Tiki ni yago Choose the Fijian for the body parts Nose ulu yame yava ucu Knee duru ulu liga qaqalo ...