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Haitian Creole Phrases

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Bonjou!
Good morning!
Bonswa!
Good afternoon! (Evening! (used after 11 AM)
Komon ou ye?
How are you?
N'ap boule! (most common greeting and response)
Good!
Wi
Yes
yo
they, them
Non
No
Mesi
Thanks
Anmwe!
Help!
Non, mesi
No, thanks
Souple
Please
Merite
You're welcome
Pa gen pwoblem
No problem
Oke
OK
Eskize mwen
Excuse me
Mwen regret sa
I'm sorry
Gen...
There is/are...
Pa genyen!
There is/are not any!
Mwen pa genyen!
I don't have any!
Sekonsa!
That's right!
Piti piti
A little bit
Anpil
A lot
Gen anpil...
There are a lot of...
Isit
Here
La
There
Tout bagay anfom?
Is everything OK?
Pa kounye-a
Not now
Toupatou
Everywhere
Anyen
Nothing
Preske
Almost
Atansyon!
Attention!/Watch out!
Prese prese!
Hurry!
Dife!
Fire!
Rete!
Stop!
Kounye-a
Now
Nou ap chache...
We are looking for...
Souple, ban mwen...
Please give me...
Separe sa ant nou
Divide this among you
Ye
Yesterday
Jodia
Today
Demen
Tomorrow
Maten an
This morning
Apremidi a
This afternoon
Aswe a
This evening
lendi
Monday
madi
Tuesday
mekredi
Wednesday
jedi
Thursday
vandredi
Friday
samdi
Saturday
dimanch
Sunday
Ou byen?
You OK?
Mwen pa two byen
I'm not too well
Mwen malad
I'm sick
Te gen yon aksidan
There was an accident
Nou bezwen yon dokte/yon mis touswit
We need a doctor/a nurse right now
Kote Iopital Ia?
Where is the hospital?
Kote Ii ou fe mal?
Where does it hurt you?
Li ansent
She's pregnant
Mwen pa ka manje/domi
I cannot eat/sleep
Mwengendjare
I have diarrhea
Mwen anvi vonmi
I feel nauseated
Tout ko mwen cho
My whole body is hot
Mwen toudi
I'm dizzy
Nou bezwen pansman/koton
We need bandages/cotton
Mwen bezwen yon bagay pi blese sa a
I need something for this cut
Ou gen SIDA
You have AIDS
Mwen grangou
I'm hungry
Mwen swaf anpil
I'm very thirsty
Nou ta vle manje
We would like to eat
Konben
How much?/How many?
Poukisa?
Why?
Kote?
Where?
Kisa?
What?
Kile?
When?
Ki moun?
Who?
Kijan?
How?
Kiles?
Which?
Eske gen...?
Is/Are there...?
Eske ou gen...?
Do you have...?
Eske ou ka ede nou, souple?
Can you help us please?
Kote nou ka achte...?
Where can we buy...?
Eske ou ka di mwen...?
Can you tell me...?
montre
show
ban
give
Ki moun ki Ia?
Who is there?
Kisa ou vIe?
What do you want?
Kisa ou ta vIa?
What would you like?
Kisa ou ap fe Ia?
What are you doing there?
Kisa sa a ye?
What is that?
Sa k'genyen?
What's the matter?
Kisa pi nou fe?
What must we do?
Eske ou te we...?
Have you seen...?
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 rele sa an kreyol?
What do they call that inCreole?
Kij an yo di...an kreyol?
How do they say... in Creole?
Kisa ou bezouen?
What do you need?
Kisa ki rive ou?
What happened to you?
Ki kote li ale?
Where did he go?
Kilaj ou?
How old are you?
Kote ou rete?
Where do you live?
Eske ou gen petit?
Do you have any children?
Kote nou ye?
Where are we?
genyen
to have
chita
to sit
manje
to eat
rete
to stop
kouri
to run
kouche
to lie down
vini
to come
ale/prale
to go
ban
to give
rete trankil
to be quiet
pran
to get, receive
leve
to get up
sede
to give up
touye
to kill
frape
to hit
kache
to hide
konnen
to know
manti
to lie (not truth)
gade
to look
koupe
to cut
kwit-manje, fe-manje
to cook
fimen
to smoke
atake
to attack
ban pemi
to authorize
kri
to shout, yell, scream
achte
to buy
fe-apel
to call, name
netwaye
to clean
femen
to close
fose
to coerce, force
fini
to finish
obeyi
to obey
fe
konfyans - to trust
console
to comfort
pati
to leave, depart
mouri
to die
fe-desen
to draw, sketch
bwe
to drink
tonbe
to drop, fall
mete abo
embark, load, board
atoure
to surround
ranfose
to enforce
ou
you, your
mwen
I, me, my, mine
nou
us, our, you (plural)
Ii
him, her, his, hers