Monday, 8 August 2016

How do you say tasty in Kweyol (Patois)?

tasty - gou /goo/
It's tasty - Li ni bon gou /lee nee bohn goo/
It's tasty - Li gou /lee goo/
It's finger-licking good! - Sé yon manjé dwèt! /say yohn mahn-zhay dwet/

Thursday, 28 January 2016

Wednesday, 26 August 2015

Saying goodbye

There are several ways you can say "goodbye" in Kwéyòl / Patois 




Ayo: Bye!
ah-yo 
Ou pati é ou pa menm di mwen ayo!
You left and you did not even tell me bye!

Babay: Bye bye

bab-eye
Alé di tout moun babay.
Go and tell everyone bye bye.


An dòt sòlèy: Another sun (another day / another time)
ahn dot suh-leh-ee
Nou ké jwenn nou an dòt sòlèy.
We'll meet again another time.

Dédé: Goodbye
day-day
Vini di papa-ou dédé!
Come and say goodbye to your father!

Fò mwen alé: I must go
fau mweh ah-lay
Fò mwen alé, ès mwen ké wè ou oswè-a?
I must go, will I see you tonight?

Oplèz: goodbye, farewell 

oh-plehz
Apwé li di tout moun oplèz, li pati asou chimen-li.
After he told everyone goodbye, he went on his way.

Pli ta: later
plee-tah
Mwen ké wè ou pli ta doudou.
I will see you later darling.

Mwen ka alé: I am going (departing / leaving)
Ében mwen ka alé konpè!
Well, I'm leaving buddy!

Mwen ka pati: I'm leaving (departing)
mweh kah pah-tee
Ki lè i yé? Yon ka apwé mennwi!?  Woy, mwen ka pati!
What time is it? A quarter after midnight!? Wow, I'm leaving!

Tjenbé wèd: Stay firm / keep good
chem-bey wehd
Tjenbé wèd machè!
Stay firm my dear (address a woman with machè)

Ovwa: Goodbye, farewell
oh-vwah
Ovwa mézanmi!
Goodbye friends!

Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Mo Pou Jòdi-a

Ansanm

Pronunciation: ahn-sam

Meaning: Together

Démen nou kay alé ansanm.

Tomorrow we will go together.


Thursday, 6 August 2015