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Thursday, June 28, 2012

How do you say "be quiet!"

Be quiet! → in a nice way or not so nice way 

Be quiet. (in a nice way)
Fè yon ti silans tanpri.
Fè silans tanpri.
Fè yon ti pe bouch ou. (to a single person)
Fè yon ti pe bouch nou. (to a group of people)

Be quiet. (not so nicely)
Ban'm zòrèy mwen tanpri.
Ban'm lapè'm.
Pe la.
Pe bouch ou.
Fèmen bouch ou
Sispann pale.

See post on BE QUIET or SHUT UP
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  1. what does futmonshe idk how to spell it but my mother says it all the time! foot-Mon-sh-ay

    1. it's fout monchè!.
      and your mother is definitely cursing.
      This would be an equivalent to "damn it!" or "crap!"