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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

What does the phrase “e moun yo ye” mean?

It is translated as "are they people?"

"are you a person? - "se moun ou ye?"
Ususally it is said in the context of : e moun yo ye? (Are they people/humans?) ---- Also, se moun ou ye? (Are you human?) based on a person's uncompassionate behavior.

Doesn't this mean "are THEY people/human?"> are
moun -> people/human
yo-> they

Why wouldn't “e moun OU ye” instead mean "are you a person?"

Mandaly says:
You are correct!
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