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Sunday, June 2, 2013

I understand SOTE in "kè sote", it means that your heart is jumping with excitement?

The heart is most likely jumping with fear or surprise

kè sote →anxiety, fear

1.  Kè'm ap sote.
     I'm anxious.
     
2.  Mwen pa ka ap viv ak sote tout tan.  Se pa yon bon fason pou viv.
     I cannot live in fear all the time.  It's not a good way to live.

3.  Ou ban m kè sote.
     You gave me a fright.
     You startled me.
     You scared me.
     You made me anxious.

Sote → to be startled, to be surprised
ex:
4. Timoun yo te kache nan yon kwen pou yo te fè m sote.
    The kids hid in a corner to startle me.

5.  Pandan vòlè te nan kay la, mèt kay la vin sote sou li.
     While the burglar was in the house, the house owner suddenly surprised him.

Sote → to jump
ex:
5. Eske w konn sote kòd?
    Do you know how to jump rope?

Sote → to skip
ex:
6.  Pran medikaman an chak jou, san w pa sote yon jou.
     Take the medication everyday without skipping one day.


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