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Monday, April 6, 2015

Hi Mandaly! Joyeuses Paques! Just one question, what does "manke yon moun dega" mean in h.creole?

Merci! Merci! Joyeuses Pâques a ou menm tou :)

Manke yon moun dega means to be disrespectful toward someone, to be discourteous, to be "out-of-line"

Timoun nan ap manke m dega.
The kid is being disrespectful toward me.

Se madan marye m ye wi, apa w ap manke m dega!
I'm a married woman, you're being offensive!

Ti gason t ap manke manman l dega.
The boy was being rude to his mother.

Pa manke n dega tande.
Don't be rude to us

Apa w ap manke moun dega.
You are being rude.

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