I am sick Mwen malad This phrase is another way people might answer the how are you question. It indicates they are not feeling well and have some type of illness. Listen to the pronunciation and repeat for practice. Common Illness Complaints I have a cold — Mwen gripe My stomach hurts — Mwen gen […]
How do you say “I’m not so good” in Creole
I am not so good Mwen pa two byen This phrase is another way to respond to the question, “How are you doing?” It’s not uncommon to hear people are not doing well and this is a simple way to say so. The appropriate response would be to ask what is wrong. Literal Meaning Mwen […]
How do you say “I’m fine and how are you” in Creole?
I am good and you? mwen byen e ou menm? This phase is a typical response to the question, “How are you?” It’s polite to return the question as part of the answer as demonstrated in the pronunciation above. Literal Meaning mwen – I byen – (am) good e – and ou – you menm […]
How do you say “How are you” in Creole?
How are you? Koman ou ye? How are you? Kijan ou ye? This two phrases are interchangeable. Both are the how you ask someone how they are doing. Listen to the pronunciation above and memorize this simple expression. It’s used many times each day in nearly all social settings. Literal Meaning Koman / Kijan – […]
How do you say “I don’t understand” in Creole?
I do not understand Mwen pa konprann Once you begin speaking the language of Haiti, your new friends will reply in kind. That can be intimidating, because of your limited vocabulary it’s important to know how to say when you don’t understand. That’s where this phrase is helpful – always said with a smile. This […]
How do you say “Good Afternoon – Good Evening – Good Night” in Creole?
Besides the morning greeting “Bonjou” these are the most common ways to say Hello in Haitian Creole. Good afternoon – Bòn apre-midi Good evening – Bòn swa Good night – Bòn nwi These phrases are used for greetings and for departing at different times in the day. “Good afternoon” is typically from noon until anytime […]