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 […]
How do you ask “What are you doing?” in Haitian Creole
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 […]
How do you say “I’m hungry” in Haitian Creole?
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 […]
Numbers in Creole (1-10) with Audio Pronunciation
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. How to Count to Ten in Haitian Creole? one – en two – de […]
How do you ask “What is your telephone number” in Haitian Creole?
What is your telephone number? Ki nimewo telefòn ou? This phrase is how you ask for someone’s telephone number. Almost everyone in Haiti has a cell phone, even if it’s shared between the whole family. Listen to the pronunciation above to master the sound of this question. Be prepared with your creole numbers when they […]
How do you say “I’m sick” in Haitian Creole?
I am sick Mwen malad This phrase is another way people might answer the how are you question. It indicates they are not feeling well and have some type of illness. Listen to the pronunciation and repeat for practice. Common Illness Complaints I have a cold — Mwen gripe My stomach hurts — Mwen gen […]