We’re posting some phrases for talking about your family’s Haitian background. Listen to the audio below and repeat the phrases to practice your Creole pronunciations:
Mwen se aysian.
I am Haitian.
Manman mwen moun Ayiti.
My mom is Haitian.
Fanmi mwen te fet Ayiti.
My family came from Haiti.
Manman mwen ne Ayiti.
My mom was born in Haiti.
Mwen fyè de peyi mwen.
I am proud of my country.
Just for fun – Estherline broke into song!
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How to say “My mom is from Haiti” in Creole?
“Manman mwen moun Ayiti” is a Haitian Creole phrase that means “My mom is from Haiti.”
How to say “I’m Haitian” in Creole?
“Mwen se aysian” is a phrase in Haitian Creole that means “I am Haitian.”