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Common Phrases[edit]

Geetings[edit]

  • Bonjou! - Good morning!
  • Bonswa! - Good afternoon!/Evening! (used after 11 AM)
  • Eskize mwen - Excuse me
  • Mwen regret sa - I'm sorry
  • Alo. - Hello.
  • Bay bay. / Orevwa. - Goodbye.
  • Na wè pita. - See you later

Courtesies[edit]

  • Wi - Yes
  • Non - No
  • Mesi - Thanks
  • Non, mesi - No, thanks
  • Souple - Please
  • Merite - You're welcome
  • Pa gen pwoblem - No problem
  • Oke - Okay

Comprehension[edit]

  • Kisa? - Pardon? (What did you say?)
  • Eske ou ka di mwen...? - Can you tell me...?
  • Kisa sa a ye? - What is that?
  • 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 in Kreyòl?
  • Kij an yo di...an kreyol? - How do they say... in Kreyòl?
  • (Èski) Ou konprann? - Do you understand?

Small talk[edit]

  • Kijan ou ye? / Sa va? / Kouma ou ye? - How are you?
  • N'ap boule! (response) - Doing good!
  • Tout bagay, e ou menm? - Fine, thanks. And you?
  • Ki moun ou ye? - Who are you?
  • Kouman ou rele? - What is your name?
  • Kisasa? - What's his name?
  • Ki non zanmi ou an? - What's your friend's name?
  • M'rele - My name is...?
  • Mwe kontan fe konesana ou. - I am happy to meet you.
  • Se youn plaisir fè konesans ou! - It's a pleasure to meet you!
  • M'kontan fè konesans ou. - It's nice to meet you.
  • Se (zanmi/fanmi/mennaj) mwen .... - This is my (friend/relative/partner), ....
  • kisa ou fè pou ou viv? - What do you do?

On the town[edit]

  • Eske ou ka ede nou, souple? - Can you help us please?
  • Kote nou ye? - Where are we?
  • Ki lè li ye? - What time is it?
  • Kouma ou fè... - How do you...?
  • Kisa ou vIe? - What do you want?
  • Eske ou te we...? - Have you seen...?
  • 'Eske gen...?' - Is/Are there...?
  • Eske ou gen...? - Do you have...?
  • Nou ap chache... - We are looking for...
  • Souple, ban mwen... - Please give me...
  • Gen... - There is/are...
  • Pa genyen! - There is/are not any!

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