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Friday, April 27, 2012

What is "pran nanm"?

Pran nanm (v.) →  to fascinate, to captivate, to draw, or enchant

Fanm nan pran nanm li. (The woman took his soul. literally)
Fanm nan pran lespri l. (The woman took his spirit. literally)
Fanm nan vire lòlòj li.
He's captivated by the woman.

Televizyon pran nanm li.
Television took his/her soul. (literally)
He/she's drawn to the television.

Li kite zanmi pran nanm ni.
He lets his friends take his soul. (literally)
He's influenced  by his friends.

Poukisa ou kite mesye sa pran nanm ou konsa?
Why you let this man take you soul like that? (literally)
Why are you so drawn to this man?

Other Haitian Creole synonyms for pran nanm are:  pran lespri, pran tèt, vire lòlòj, fè tèt (yon moun) pati

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