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Car Repair Shop (Garaj) – Part 1

This video mostly covers vocabulary for a car repair shop or a body shop in Haitian Creole. This is the first of two videos. Our second video will cover dialogue for a car repair shop. In this video, you will learn to say things like car, tired, muffler, steering wheel and more.

Car – Machin
Brakes – Fren
Muffler – Mòflè
Mechanic – Mekanisyen
Trunk (kòf)
License plate – Plak (machin)
Make and Model – Mak (machin)
Key – Kle
Tire(s) – Kawòtchou or Kawòtchyou (kawotchou / Kawotchyou)
Spare tire – Kawòtchou de rechany (or de rechanj) (kawotchou de rechany or rechanj)
Flat tire – Pàn kawòtchou (kawotchou)
Repair flat tire – Leve pàn kawòtchou  (kawotchou)
Engine / Motor – Motè (machin)
Year – Ane
Hood – Kapo
Bumper – Defans
Headlight – Limyè devan
Break light or tail light – Limyè dèyè
Paint = Penti (pentire is the verb)
Peel – Dekale
Skin/Body (car) – Po (machin)
Gas tank – Tank gaz
Door (car) – Pòt (machin)
Windshield – Vit (devan) – The car’s windows, front and back glass are called vit. (vit also means fast)
Mirrors – Retwovizè or Otovizè (Most people I know say otovizè)
Accelerator – Akseleratè or gaz (bay machin nan gaz is when you press on the accelerator)
Turn signal – Siyal
Horn – Klaksonn
Clutch – Klòtch
Steering wheel – Volan
Light – Limyè
Air conditioning – Klimatizè
Heater – Chofay or Chofaj (most people I know say chofaj)
Seatbelt – Senti (your lower back is also called senti. Some people also call the lower back ren but the word ren means kidney)
Seat (car) – Kousen (However, the cushion in your living room is also called kousen)
Radiator – Radyatè
Battery – Batri (small batteries are called pil)
Alternator – Altenatè
Oil (car) – Luil oubyen Grès (machin)
Insurance (car) – Asirans (machin)
Driver’s license – Lisans
Registration – Papye machin
Name – Non
Address – Adrès
Phone number – Nimewo telefòn
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