This post was a reader question, but we hope it can help more people. Sa se mari mwen — This is my husband Sa se pitit gason mwen – This is my son Li genyen 24 ane — He is 24 years old Bebe mwen genyen 5 mwa — My baby is 5 months old […]
The anti-corruption demonstrations in Haiti have been ongoing for over a year. Some of the these tags have gone viral on social media. Here is what they mean in English. You can read more details from the Miami Herald.
These Haitian Creole phrases are common ways a person might express a negative wish for someone they don’t like. Since these are slang, we gave a more dynamic translation to carry the idea into English. Koman ou ka bay moun swè oubyen madichon:Bad things you can wish on a person: I hope you die soon […]
These Creole phrases are common ways that Haitians will tell someone that they don’t like them. Listen to the audio pronunciation and follow along with the list below. Koman ou ka di plizyè fason an kreyol ou pa renmen yon moun:How you can tell a person you don’t like them: I hate you — Mwen […]
Another reader question – Hello, how do you say “breathe” in Haitian Creole? I know it is the word “respire” I just want to make sure I pronounce it right. Looking to get “respire lavi” tattooed, as Haiti is very dear to my heart, but when I tell people what it says I wake to […]
This was a great reader question on Haitian Creole words they can teach their child their family’s native language. My father and his entire side of my family are Haitian. Unfortunately he didn’t teach me or my siblings the language so we have had to try to learn on our own. I just had my […]