Ariu Mai



C6                      C7
Ariu mai to mata
           F           G7
Te maru i to rima
      F           G7
To iri to rauru
F             G7 G6 C6 G7
Inangaro ia e au e

C6               C7
E ariki vaine
      F            G7
To tino manea
      F                      G7
Manea e te ruperupe
F             G7 G6 C6 G7
Inangaro ia e au e



English translation of lyrics. Polynesian languages can sometimes be like poetry so it is hard to accurately express the deeper meanings and emotions in English.  

Turn around, turn your face around
How you braid your hair;
Your tender and soft hands
I love/admire/adore it.
A chieftess/queen
Beautiful and charming
Your beautiful body
I love/admire/adore it. 

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