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ʻOfa ʻi ʻApi
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ʻOfa ʻi ʻApi

ʻI he loto-fakamātoato

1. ʻOku māsani ʻa e meʻa kotoa

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi

Fiefia ʻa e meʻa kotoa,

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi.

Mahu melino ʻa e fāmili,

Hā mai ʻa e feʻofoʻofani,

Hanga ʻalu pē ʻa e taimi,

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi.

Ko e ʻofa ʻi ʻapi,

Hanga ʻalu pē ʻa e taimi

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi.

2. ʻOku fiefia ʻa e fāmili,

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi,

ʻIkai fehiʻa pē meheka,

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi

ʻOku ʻalaha ai ʻa e losé,

Ko e kakala lelei ʻo māmani,

Fakafiefia ki he moʻui,

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi.

Ko e ʻofa ʻi ʻapi.

Fakafiefia ki he moʻui

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi.

3. ʻOfa mai ʻa e langi kotoa,

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi,

Fonu ʻa māmani he ʻofa,

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi.

Ongolelei ʻa e akonaki,

Pea foaki moe tāpuaki,

Fiefia mo e māfimafi,

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi.

Ko e ʻofa, ʻi ʻapi.

Fiefia mo e māfimafi,

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi.

4. ʻIkai faingataʻa ha meʻa,

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi,

ʻIkai ha fefusiaki,

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi.

ʻE mole ai ʻae mamahi,

Pea fakalata ʻa māmani,

Ngali ofi mo e langi,

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi.

Ko e ʻofa ʻi ʻapi.

Ngali ofi mo e langi,

ʻOfa ʻi ʻapi.

Fakaleá mo e tuʻungafasí: John Hugh McNaughton, 1829–1891

Mōsaia 4:14–15

Tangata Malanga 9:9