Here are some common pronouns for members of your family in Haitian Creole. Don’t forget you can ask anything! Koman ou ka di wè kijan yon moun ye — How you can name people Fi — girl Gason — boy Manman — mother Papa — father Granmè — grandma Granpè — grandpa Kouzen — cousin […]
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 […]