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.
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.
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.
|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.
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