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Sunday, January 6, 2013

Is is Ok to use "denojou"(french, De nos jours) alongside the others, "sejousi", "sètansi"? How would one say "in the olden days" with one word instead of a phrase like its opposite above? More Synonyms for both(if possible)?

Yes,

these days 
denojou
sèjousi 
sètansi
sètanprezan
aprezan
alèkile
alòkile
kounye a 
kounye a la

In the olden days (not all the followings are one-word, but Haitians have a lot of  "expressions" for the olden days
lontan (long time ago)
otrefwa (a very long time ago)
tan dantan (good old days, olden days)
tan lontan (in the old days)
tan benmbo (a very very long time ago)
depi digdantan ( a very very long time ago)
tan prezidan bann machwè ( a very long time ago)
depi ti konkonm t'ap goumen ak berejèn ( a very distant past)

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4 comments:

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    mèsi anpil

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  2. Awesome! Thanks:)
    Pase bon jounen.

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  3. Mwen vle ba w yon gran mèsi pou tout sa ou fè pou ede nou ka aprann lang Kreyòl. Mwen panse m kapab aprann anpil. M sèlman pè ou fatige pou travay twò di. Tanpri, kontinye. Mesi anpil pou tout. Lontan Francisco, kounye a, Franswa.

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