Nothing Anyen This phrase is a frequent answer to “Sa wap fe la – what are you doing?” or even “eske ou te manje – what did you eat.” It’s simply the noun that means nothing. Literal Translation Anyen – nothing
I’m resting (laying down) Mwen kouche This phrase means that a person is laying down, using in their bed. It can be before bedtime, waiting to sleep, or during the day to relax. It’s a possible response to “Sa wap fe la? – What are you doing?” Listen to the pronunciation above and practice this […]
I’m relaxing (chilling out) Mwen poze This is a very common phrase, especially in response to “What are you doing?” It just means I’m not busy and we can talk or text. This could mean a person is bored or just hasn’t got anything going on at the moment. Listen to the pronunciation above to […]
What are you doing? Sa w’ap fè la? This phrase is frequently asked among friends, especially when talking via text message. It has the cultural force of “What’s going on?” Sometimes you will see “Sak passe?” but this has been more common in my experience. Listen to the pronunciation above to learn this saying. Literal […]
I am hungry Mwen grangou This is another way friends may answer the how are you question. Listen to the pronunciation above to master the sound so you can recognize this common phrase. Literal Meaning Mwen – I am grangou – hungry This phrase answers the question: How does someone say “I’m hungry” in Haitian […]
en de twa kat senk sis sèt uit nèf dis. Listen to the pronunciation above to memorize these first ten numbers in the Haitian Creole Language. You may also find the video below helpful from Mandaly at the Sweet Coconuts blog.