Haitian Nouns

Welcome to the third Haitian lesson about nouns. This time we will first learn about fruits and vegetables, followed by grammar rules, then food items, finally a conversation in Haitian to help you practice your daily phrases.

potatoes
potatoes
pòmdetè
tomatoes
tomatoes
tomat
onions
onions
zonyon
carrots
carrots
karòt
fruits
fruits
fwi
apples
apples
pòm
bananas
bananas
fig
oranges
oranges
zoranj

Nouns Grammar Rules

In general nouns refer to a person, an object, or abstract ideas. For example: a fast runner the noun is [runner] because it refers to a person. The examples below use nouns in different ways and places to demonstrate how they behave in a sentence.

Grammar + Rules
Haitian
do you have milk?
[verb + noun]
èske ou gen lèt?
I have milk and coffee
[preposition + noun]
mwen gen lèt ak kafe
he has three apples
[number + plural noun]
li te gen twa pòm
she only has one apple
[number + singular noun]
li gen sèlman yon sèl pòm
we live in a small house
[adjective + noun]
nap viv non ti kay
I like our breakfast
[pronoun + noun]
mwen renmen mange maten sa'a

The following are nouns of food items that you might be interested in learning and memorizing.

bread
bread
pen
milk
milk
lèt
butter
butter
cheese
cheese
fwomaj
coffee
coffee
kafe
sandwich
sandwich
sandwich
meat
meat
vyann
chicken
chicken
poul
fish
fish
pwason
breakfast
breakfast
manje maten
lunch
lunch
manje midi
dinner
dinner
dine

Conversation in Haitian

Now we finally reach the fun part, the practice of the daily conversations. These phrases are used to get to know new people, and break the ice.

English
Haitian
Do you speak (English/ Haitian)?
es'ke ou pale engle/kreyol
Just a little
on ti kal
I like Haitian
mwen remen kreyol
Can I practice with you?
es'ke mwe ka pratike avec ou
How old are you?
ki lag ou
I'm thirty three years old
mwen gen trant twa zan
It was nice talking to you
se te yon plezi pale avec ou

I hope you enjoyed this lesson about the nouns in Haitian. If you have any question about this lesson please contact me here. Now check the next lesson below.

Haitian Adjectives   Haitian Adjectives

Haitian Plural   Haitian Plural



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