Haitian Creole phrases

to practice for your trip:

  1. Good morning → Bonjou!

  2. Good afternoon / Good evening → Bonswa!

  3. Good night → Bòn nwi! 

  4. Goodbye → Orevwa!

  5. See you later → Na wè pita.

  6. How are you? → Kijan ou ye?

  7. I’m fine, thank you. And you? → Mwen byen, mèsi. E ou menm?

  8. What’s your name? → Kijan ou rele?

  9. My name is… → Mwen rele…

  10. I’m pleased to meet you. → Mwen contain rekonèt ou.

  11. Excuse me sir / ma’am → Eskize men mesye / madanm.

  12. How much is this? → Konbye sa koute?

  13. Please → Silvouplè / tanpri

  14. Thank you very much → Mèsi anpil

  15. Where’s the toilet? → Kote twalèt la ye?

  16. Have a nice day → Pase yon bòn joune

  17. I will miss you → Map sonje ou

  18. I don’t understand → Mwen pa konprann

  19. I don’t know → Mwen pa konnen

  20. Please say that again → Tanpri repeat ankò

  21. Please speak more slowly → Tanpri, pale pi Dousman

  22. How do you say (word) in Creole? → Kijan ou di… an kreyòl?

  23. What does that mean? → Sa sa vle di?

  24. Do you speak English? → Eske ou pale angle?

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