Check the correct answers: the Haitian Creole subject / personal pronouns are:
The subject pronouns are:
Mwen = I
ou = you
li = s(he)
nou = we
nou = you
yo = they
"M' ap chante pou Bondye" means "I am singing for God"
(m') is the contraction form of (mwen).
M'ap manje = Mwen ap manje.
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The word for "Bible" is__________
Bib la, note that "la" is a definite article. It means "the". Bib la translates as The Bible.
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C. To sing
Mwen (m') prale chante pou Bondye demen = I will sing for God tomorrow.
chan = song ------> Mwen chante yon chante = I sing a song
" te " is the marker of which one of the following tenses?
Past tense = Subj. + marker + Verb + Comp (if there is)
1) Ou te manje diri ak pwa = You ate rice and beans
2) Li te chante = He or she sang
" prale " is the marker that indicates present tense?
Prale or its contraction form " pral' " indicate the future tense.
Future tense = Subj. + marker + Verb + Comp (if there is)
M' prale lakay or M' pral lakay = I will go home
I am in Haiti and I see a beautiful Haitian lady and decided to ask her, "What's your name?" and I say,
C. Kijan w rele?
(w) is contraction for "ou". -----> Kisa ou vle? = Kisa w vle? = What do you want?
(K') is contraction for " ki "
Sa k pase? or Sa ki pase? = What is happening?
Èske w renmen mwen? = Do you love (like) me?
"Mwen pa konprann Kreyòl" means:
C. I don't understand Creole
Practice using (pa) in other sentences.
Subj + pa + Verb
"Mwen pa konprann Kreyòl." What does the marker "pa" indicate:
Pa" indicates negation.
Mwen kontan = I am Happy
Mwen pa kontan = I am not happy
Mwen renmen w = I love you
Mwen pa renmen w = I don't love you
The subject / personal pronouns are:
Mwen or m'
Ou or w'
Li or l'
Nou or n
Nou or n'
Yo or y'
The apostrophy is optional in Haitian Creole. Ex: M'ap dòmi or M ap dòmi = I'm sleeping, both spellings are correct.
In Haitian Creole, the subject/personal pronouns include "Mwen" or "m'", "Ou" or "w'", "Li" or "l'", "Nou" or "n", and "Yo" or "y'". The apostrophe in these pronouns is optional, so both "M'ap dòmi" and "M ap dòmi" are correct spellings for "I'm sleeping". Therefore, the statement "The apostrophe is optional in Haitian Creole" is true.
C. To learn
" aprann " means to learn. But, sometimes it means "to teach". Ex: M'ap aprann ou danse = I am teaching you dance.
"kontre" is contraction for the verb "rankontre" = to meet
"al" is contraction for the verb "ale" = to go
"ba" is contraction for the verb "bay" = to give
The verb "genyen" means to have, to possess. What is the contraction for the verb "genyen"?
1) "ganyen" is a regional variation of the verb "genyen". In some regions of Haiti people say: M' ganyen anpil byen = I have lots of assets.
The same word "byen" = assets and good.
Ex: Someone asks you: Kòman w ye? = How are you? and you answer: M byen. = I am good (fine)
2) "ba" or "ban" are variation forms of the verb "bay" = to give
Ex: Li ban m lanmou or Li ba m lanmou = He or she gives me love
Translate: Rice and beans
B. Diri ak pwa
diri = rice
pwa = beans
ble = wheat
sòs pwa = bean sauce
ak and avè are contractions for avèk = with, and
Mwen ak ou prale Ayiti = Mwen avè ou prale Ayiti = Mwen avèk ou prale Ayiti = You and I will go to Haiti.
D. To understand
to know = konnen
to learn = aprann
to write = ekri
An, en, on are nasal vowels.
a, e, è, i, o, ò, ou are regular vowels. Also called "Vwayèl bouch" = mouth vowel for one only uses the mouth to pronounce them.
C, q, u are three letters of the Haitian Creole alphabet.
(c) only exists in pair with "h" to become "ch"
(q) is not part the alphabet. The "qu" sound is replaced by the consonant "k".
(u) on exists in pair with i to form the diphthong "ui" used in uit = 8, lannuit = night