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Wordling | 7-14 yrs | Reading Pod

What does “Faamiti” mean?

Do you know that squeakin, kiss-like sound we make when we want to gain the attention of a dog, or a child? The Samoans have a word for that. Pronounced [fah-mih-tee], the word is Faamiti, and it refers to the high-pitched noise made by sucking air through tightly-sealed lips in order to attract the attention of a pet.