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Life in Haiti

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Basic Phrases

Yes . . .wi (wee)

No. . . no

Thank you . . .mesi (meh-see)

You’re welcome (not a problem). . . pa gen pwoblem (pah geh pwoe-blem)

Hello (in general & before noon). . . bonjou (bun-joo)

Hello (after noon) . . . bonswa (bun-swah)

Good night. . . bon nuit (bun neat)

Excuse me/ sorry . . . Eskize m (es-key-zem)

How are you?. . . Koman ou ye? (coma oo yay)

I’m fine (not bad) . . . Mwen pa pi mal (mweh pah pee mall)

What is your name? . . . Koman ou rele? (coma oo reh-lay)

My name is ___. . . Mwen rele ___ (mweh reh-lay __)

I speak a little Creole . . . Mwen pale piti kras kreyòl (mweh pa-lay pee-tee cross Creole)

I speak English. . . Mwen pale angle (mweh pa-lay ahn-glay)

I don’t understand. . . Mwen pa konprann (mweh pa koh-pran)

Speak more slowly. . . Pale pi dousman (pa-lay pee dews-may)

How old are you? . . Kilaj ou? (key-lodge oo)

I’m glad to meet you. . . Mwen kontan rekonèt ou (mweh kah-tah wrek-ohn-nay oo)

God bless you. . . Bondje beni ou (bun-gee-yay beh-nee oo)

Jesus loves you. . . Jezi renmen ou (jez-ee reh-may oo)

 

Numbers

1 – youn (yohn) 

2 – de (day) 

3 – twa (twah) 

4 – kat (kaht) 

5 – senk (sehnk) 

6 – sis (sis) 

7 – sèt (set) 

8 – uit (wheat) 

9 – nèf (nehf)

10 – dis (diz)

11 – onz (oonz)

12 – douz (dews)

13 – trèz (trays)

14 – katòz (kahtohz)

15 – kenz (kenz)

16 – sèz (sehs)

17 – disèt (dis-set)

18 – dizuit (dis-wheat)

19 – diznèf (dis-nehf)

20 – ven (vehn)

 

 

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