Haitian Adjectives

Welcome to the second Haitian lesson about adjectives. This time we will first learn about colors, followed by grammar rules, then weather expressions, finally a conversation in Haitian to help you practice your daily phrases.

black
black
nwa
grey
grey
gri
white
white
blan
blue
blue
ble
green
green
vèt
yellow
yellow
jòn
red
red
wouj
brown
brown
mawon

Adjectives Grammar Rules

In general adjectives are words which describe or modify another person or object in a given sentence. For example: a beautiful flower the adjective is [beautiful] because it describes the noun [flower]. The following examples use adjectives in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar Rules
Haitian
my house is white
[noun + adjective]
lakay mwen blan
your country is big
[noun + adjective]
peyi'w gwo
new books are expensive
[plural + adjective]
liv nef che
we are happy here
[pronoun + verb + adjective]
nou kontan isit la
she has three small dogs
[adjective + plural]
li gen twa ti chen
this language is very easy
[adverb + adjective]
lang sa se trè fasil
I have a small green house
[adjective + adjective]
mwen gen yon ti kay vet

We're not done yet! The following is a list of more adjectives for you, often used when referring to weather conditions. I think it would be wise to memorize them.

cold
cold
frèt
hot
hot
cho
cloudy
cloudy
tan pare
rainy
rainy
lapli ap tombe
snowy
snowy
la nèj ap tombe
sunny
sunny
li fè soley
windy
windy
van
warm
warm
cho

Conversation in Haitian

Now we finally reach the most exciting part, the practice of the daily expressions used in almost every conversation. I recommend memorizing these phrases, because you will need them for sure.

English
Haitian
hi
allo
how are you?
ki gen ou ye?
I'm good, thank you
m'bien, mesi
and you?
et ou mem?
what is your name?
ki gen'w rele
my name is Maya
m'rele maya
nice to meet you
se te on plezi

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about adjectives in Haitian. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. The next lesson is below.

Haitian Alphabet   Haitian Alphabet

Haitian Nouns   Haitian Nouns



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