Basic Creole

English Word :: Creole Spelling :: (Creole Pronunciation)

Yes :: Wi :: (wee)

No :: No :: (no)

Thank you :: Mesi :: (meh-see)

You’re welcome [not a problem] :: pa gen pwoblem :: (pah geh pwoe-blem)

Hello [in general and before noon] :: bonjou :: (bun-joo)

Hello [after noon] :: bonswa :: (bun-swah)

Good night :: bon nuit :: (bun nuwheat)

Excuse me [sorry] :: Eskize m :: (es-key-zem)

How are you? :: Koman ou ye :: (coma oo yay)

I’m fine [not bad] :: Mwen pa pi mal :: (mweh pah pee mall)

My name is ____ :: Mwen rele ___ :: (mweh reh-lay ____)

I speak a little Creole :: Mwen pale piti kras kreyol :: (mweh pa-lay pee-tee cross cray-ohl)

I speak English :: Mwen pale angle :: (mweh pa-lay ahn-glay)

I don’t understand :: Mwen pa konprann :: (mweh pa koh-pran)

Speak more slowly :: Pale pi dousman :: (pah-lay pee dews-may)

How old are you? :: Kilaj ou? :: (key-lodge ou)

I’m glad to meet you :: Wen kontan rekonet ou :: (Mweh kah-tah wrek-ohn-nay oo)

God bless you :: Bondje beni ou :: (bun-gee-yay beh-nee oo)

Jesus loves you :: Jezi renmen ou :: (jez-ee reh-may oo)

NUMBERS

1 :: yon :: (yohn)

2 :: de :: (day)

3 :: twa :: (twah)

4 :: kat :: (kaht)

5 :: senk :: (sehnk)

6 :: sis :: (sees)

7 :: set :: (set)

8 :: uit :: (wheat)

9 :: nef :: (nehf)

10 :: diz :: (deez)

11 :: onz :: (oonz)

12 :: douz :: (dews)

13 :: trez :: (trays)

14 :: katoz :: (kahtohz)

15 :: kenz :: (kenz)

16 :: sez :: (sehs)

17 :: diset :: (deez-set)

18 :: dizuit :: (deez-wheat)

19 :: disnef :: (deez-nehf)

20 :: ven :: (vehn)

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