Here are some important Haitian Creole words and phrases to use with drivers in Haiti. Listen to the audio pronunciation and follow along below.
Kijan ou ka pale avek yon chofè taxi🚖
How you can talk to a taxi driver.
Mwen bezwen ale nan adrès sa
I need to go to this address
Konbyen ou mande pou mennen mwen?
How much do you ask to take me?
Ale pi dousman souple
Drive slower please
Ale pi vit souple
Drive faster please
Konbyen kob kous lan ye ?
How much for this route (for public bus)?
Map desann la
I’m getting down here
Thank you driver
If your new to Haiti, be sure to learn the common curse words. This are always common in traffic jams and something you’ll want to recognize (and not repeat).
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