Kreyole Word of the Day: Bikabonat

Bikabonat (noun)

Baking Soda

Mete bikabonat sou li. (Translation: Put baking soda on it.)

Kreyole Word of the Day: Dansé

Dansé (verb)

Dance

Aswè a nou pral danse lakay Pé Yoyo. (Translation: Tonight we are going dancing at Pé Yoyo’s house.)

Kreyole Word of the Day: Chante

Chante (verb)

Sing

Mwen pral chante demen nan lekòl la. (Translation: I am going to sing at the school tomorrow.)

Kreyole Word of the Day: Naje

Naje (noun)

Swim

Si ou pa ka naje, pa jwe nan dlo. (Translation: If you can’t swim, don’t play in water.)

Kreyole Word of the Day: Jalouzi

Jalouzi (noun)

  1. Jealous/Jealousy

  2. Envy

Li fè jalouzi. (Translation: She is jealous.)

Kreyole Word of the Day: Vakans

Vakans (noun)

vacation

Mwen pa ka ret tann pou vakans sa rive. (Translation: I can’t wait for this vacation to come.)

Kreyole Word of the Day: Maryaj

Maryaj (noun)

marriage

Yon maryaj bèl bagay. (Translation: A wonderful marriage.)

Kreyol Word of the Day: dan

dan   (noun)

teeth

dan m ‘fè mal. (Translation: My teeth hurts.)

Kreyol Word of the Day: lajan

lajan   (noun)

money

Mwen pa genyen lanjan pou mwen achte manje jodi a.

(Translation: I don’t have money to buy food today.)

Definition and example sentence taken from http://www.kreyol.com/creole-dictionary/show/lajan.

Kreyol Word of the Day: Silans

1. Silans (noun)

Silence

Mwen vle silans nan chanm nan. (Translation: I want silence in the room.)

2. Silans (verb)

Hush

Silans kounye a ti bebe. (Translation: Hush now baby.)