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Friday, March 3, 2017

what does malere mean? a la traka pou malere

malere - the destitutes, the unfortunates, poor people
traka - problems, difficulty

Ala traka pou malere! is an interjection that means It is unfortunate what poor people are going through!
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Wednesday, March 1, 2017

What is the exact definition of the word "sakad"? "Epi, lè n anba eprèv k ap ban nou sakad, l ap difisil pou n pèdi jwa nou."

Sakad, sometimes we also say soukous means jerking motion (as if you were in a car driving on a bumpy (or jerky) road.
In this sentence it means the ups and downs of life's trials.

"Epi, lè n anba eprèv k ap ban nou sakad, l ap difisil pou n pèdi jwa nou."
Translated literally, it says: "And when you're under afflictions that are giving you jerky motion, it will be difficult to lose your joy."
"And, when you're going through the ups and downs of life's trials, it will be difficult to lose your joy."

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