Language Helps for Haiti

The main language in Haiti is Creole, but the people also speak French, as well as some English and Spanish.

 

Bonjou! - Good morning!
Bonswa! - Good afternoon!/Evening! (used after 11 AM)
Kouman ou rele? - What is your name?
M rele... - My name is...
Kouman ou ye? (common greeting) - How are you?
N'ap boule! (response) - Doing Good!
Wi - Yes
Non - No
Mesi - Thanks
Non, mesi - No, thanks
Souple - Please
Pa gen pwoblem - No problem
Oke - OK
Eskize mwen - Excuse me
Mwen regret sa - I'm sorry
Tout bagay anfom? - Is everything OK?
Rete! - Stop!
Nou ap chache... - We are looking for...
Souple, ban mwen... - Please give me...
Ye - Yesterday
Jodia - Today
Demen - Tomorrow
Maten an - This morning
Apremidi a - This afternoon
Aswe a - This evening
Ou byen? - You OK?
Mwen malad - I'm sick
Mwen grangou - I'm hungry
Mwen swaf anpil - I'm very thirsty
Konben - How much?/How many?
Poukisa? - Why?
Eske ou ka ede nou, souple? - Can you help us please?
Kote nou ka achte...? - Where can we buy...?
Eske ou pale angle/franse? - Do you speak English/French?
Ki moun isit ki pale angle? - Who speaks English here?
Ou konprann? - You understand?
Kij an yo di...an kreyol? - How do they say... in Creole?
Kilaj ou? - How old are you?

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