This post covers Haitian-Creole phrases and words. This post covers costs, likes and dislikes, time, sleep, restroom, how to ask questions with and without ‘Èske’. It covers food, time, regrets, compliments, and a few insults. For more haitian-creole phrases watch this video.
How much is this? = Konbyen sa ye?
How much money? = Konbyen lajan?
Arrive = Rive
Go = Ale
Late = An reta
What time is it? = Ki lè li ye?
I am sleepy = Mwen gen dòmi
Are you sleepy? = (Èske) Ou gen dòmi?
I am going to bed or I am going to lay down = Mwen pral kouche
Where is the restroom? = Kote twalèt la ye?
Over there = La (you can also use lòt bò a)
Over here = Isit la
On the other side = Lòt bò a
Suitcase = Malèt
Bag = Valiz
Come = Vini
My clothes = Rad mwen (clothes is rad)
Sorry = Regrèt or padon
Have a nice day = Pase yon bon joune (or jounin)
Can I come or May I come? = (Èske) mwen ka vini?
Yes, you can come = Wi, ou (w) ka vini
What? = Kisa?
I understand = Mwen konprann
I don’t understand = Mwen pa konprann
Do you have food? = (Èske) Ou (w) gen manje? (gen is have)
Do you have milk? = (Èske) Ou (w) gen lèt?
Do you have juice? = (Èske) Ou gen ji?
May I have some water please?= (Èske) mwen ka gen dlo tanpri or souple? (tanpri or souple both mean please)
Do you have ice cream? = (Èske) Ou gen krèm?
Yesterday = Yè
Morning = Maten
Tomorrow = Demen
Where are you going? = Ki kote ou (w) prale? or Kote ou (w) prale?
Do you want to eat breakfast? = (Èske) Ou vle manje manje matin? (manje means food and eat)
I want breakfast = Mwen vle manje maten
What would you like? = Kisa ou (w) ta renmen?
I would like some coffee please = Mwen ta renmen enpe kafe tanpri
I would like some eggs = Mwen ta renmen enpe ze (eggs is ze)
I would like some toast = Mwen ta renmen enpe pen griye (pen is bread and griye is toasted)
Do you like it? = (Èske) Ou (w) renmen li?
May I have some? = (Èske) mwen ka gen enpe?
Give me some = Ban’m tikal or ban’m enpe
I don’t like it = Mwen pa renmen li (renmen means like and love)
I like it = Mwen renmen li
I love it = Mwen renmen li
I don’t love it = Mwen pa renmen li
I like you or I love you = Mwen (m) renmen ou (w)
I hate it = Mwen rayi li (rayi is hate)
I hate this or that = Mwen rayi sa
What do you think? = Kisa ou (w) panse?
I need help = Mwen bezwen èd
Good job = Bon travay
I want to go = Mwen vle ale
Pleasure = Plezi
Good luck = Bòn chans
Welcome = Byenveni
Speak more slowly = Pale pi dousman
Smart = Entelijan
You are lazy = Ou (w) parese
Greedy = Visye
This is cheap = Sa bon mache