We’ve been getting questions about how to talk about Easter in Haitian Creole. The following vocabulary list will help you get started. Please let us know if you have questions or need additional help. Jwaye Pak — Merry Easter Bon fet pak — Happy Easter Atik avèk mò pak Article about Easter words Karèm — […]
What does “sak pase” mean? “Sak Pase” is a common Haitian Creole phrase that means “What’s happening? It is often used to greet friends, similar to how you would say “what’s up” in English. The expected response is “N’ap boule.” Which literally translates “we’re burning” but it actually means “we’re hanging out.” Here is an […]
Mwen renmen ou I love you This phrase has a range of meaning depending on the context. Just like English, “I love you” depends on who you are talking about. Je t’aime (French) I love you It’s very common to hear this French phrase of I love you. Remember that Haiti is a nation with […]
There are some great resources online for reading and even listening to the Haitian Creole Bible. We’ll keep this page updated as we find new ones to share. Don’t forget you can ask us for specific pronunciations of any Bible verse (or phrase you need to say in Creole). For example we record John 3:16 […]
Here is a listing of all the books in the Protestant Bible along with their pronunciations in Creole. Please let us know if you would like an audio recording of any particular Bible verse. You can listen to John 3:16 in Creole here. What are the books of the Bible in Haitian Creole? English Haitian […]
We’re big fans of Haiti Hub, it was the first paid resource Tony used when learning Creole. So we always get excited when they release new videos on YouTube. Check out their latest. They have put together a free vocabulary page to help you practice these phrases. Click here to see it.
School is a major part of life in Haiti. Here are some basic words to help you talk about school and school supplies in Haitian Creole. Atik avèk vokabilè pou lekòl Article with school vocabulary Direktè — director Pwofesè — teacher Elèv — student Sal de klas — classroom liv — book inifòm — uniform […]
Children are important and deserve protection, but too often you will find that isn’t the experience of kids in Haiti. Here is a vocabulary list to talk about child abuse and neglect in Haitian Creole. Please don’t hesitate to ask questions in the comment section below. Mo kijan timoun pase mizè sitou Ayiti Words about […]