Resource and Learning site for those who are learning to speak Haitian Creole.
Bonjou! Learn to Speak Haitian Creole
Bonjou! ...Mèsi! ...E Orevwa! Check out our Audio bits. Do as many exercises as you need. Take an online QUIZ and get your answers right away. Finish a crossword puzzle. Reinforce your learning with the Audio/Video exercises. Search for English or Haitian Creole words translation. Also search the whole site for expressions, idioms and grammar rules. And ask questions about the language in the ASK QUESTIONS HERE section.
Most requested translations added here for your convenience: I love you →Mwen renmen w. I miss you →Mwen sonje w.My love! → Lanmou mwen!
people usually say Kijan ou ye menm? it's an expression which means How are you?
As for the word men, you can use it in other expressions and terms other than 'hand' or 'but'.
For example, men can translate here in this sentence Men ni/li. → Here it is.
Another example would be Men liv mwen te prete nan men w lan. which means Here's the book I borrowed from you. The first 'men' means 'here' and the second means 'hands'.
Don't forget that as a conjunction, men can also translate however, yet, still, etc...
Creole is the language that we speak from birth.
It is the language we speak at home.
It is the language we hear even when we are still in our mother's womb.
It is the language in which we say our first word.
It is the language in which we're most comfortable to curse you
It is the language in which we express our love to you
French is awesome, yes. It is part of our heritage too. The majority of Haitians start learning French once they start going to school. So we either speak or understand French. But Creole is the language that unites us as a Haitian people. Thanks Haitian Creole ↔ English Reference, Look up Haitian Creole and English Words