Thanks to God Gras a dye This phrase is often used after a person respond that they are doing well. It has the same meaning as the English “Thanks be to God.” Listen to the pronunciation above and memorize this common saying in Creole. You will see the words “Dye” and “Bondye” used interchangeably. Literal […]
How do you say “GOD IS GOOD – ALWAYS” in Haitian Creole?
God is good – always Bondye bon pou tout tan This phrase is a normal way to express appreciation to God when something good has happened. It’s also a polite way to respond when someone thanks you for helping them. Literal Meaning Bondye – God bon – (is) good pou – for tout – all […]
How do you say “IF GOD WILLS” in Creole?
If God wills Si bondye vle This phrase is typical when talking about future events. It has the force of “Lord willing” in English. It’s a way to soften a promise or recognize the uncertainty in making plans. Literal Translation si – if bondye – God vle – wants This phrase answers the question: How […]
When is your birthday? in Haitian Creole
When is your birthday? Kilè ki fèt ou? This phrase is useful to ask someone what is their birthday. Not everyone will know right away, especially children who haven’t had the resources to celebrate it frequently. Literal Translation Kilè – when ki – which fèt – birthday ou? – you This phrase answers the question: […]
What is your phone number? in Haitian Creole
What is your phone number? ki nimewo telefòn ou? This phrase is how you would ask someone to give you their cell phone number. It’s always polite to exchange your number also. For messaging, most people with a smartphone will use WhatsApp or Facebook. Literal Translation ki – what nimewo -number telefòn – telephone ou […]
John 3:16 in Haitian Creole (audio pronunciation)
Jan 3:16 – Paske Bondye sitèlman renmen lèzòm, li bay sèl Pitit li a pou yo. Tout moun ki va mete konfyans yo nan li p’ap pèdi lavi yo, men yo va gen lavi ki p’ap janm fini an This is the first Bible verse your church mission team to Haiti should memorize. Listen to […]