Not too bad
Pa pi mal
This phrase is a frequent response when you ask someone “How are you doing?” It’s a moderate response between the more positive “I’m well” and the negative “I’m not good.” You can understand it to mean I’m simply ok. You can listen to the pronunciation above and be ready to recognize this creole phrase or use it for your own response.
Pa – Not
pi – more
mal – bad
This phrase answers the question:
How can I say “I’m doing ok – not too bad” in Haitian Creole?