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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Besides 'fòs', what are other words for 'strength'?

We say fòs, kouraj, kouray, bravou, kran, fyèl, pisans, grenn nan bouda
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  1. Grenn nan bouda? A little something in the butt? A seed?

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    1. "Grenn" is Haitian Creole for:
      seed as in grenn zabokaavocado seeds

      unit as in yon grenn mounone person

      pill as in grenn pou maltèt a pill for headaches

      grenn is also Haitian Creole for penis, or testicules, balls
      as in
      Fòk yon moun gen grenn pou l fè travay sa a.
      A person needs balls to do this job.
      A person needs to be brave to do this job.

      SO, grenn nan bouda which translates as balls in the butt is about courage, strength, or stamina

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