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Pronouns Days of the week
Gender Months of the Year
Articles Numbers
Simple Sentences Colours
Grammar
Pronouns
The personal pronouns in Creole are as follows:
i
you(singular)
he/she/it
we
you(plural)
they
mwen/mon
ou
i or li
nou
ou
yo
Possessive pronouns are the same as personal pronouns except he/she/it follow the noun (e.g. liv mwen).

The possessive pronoun for he/she/it is 'li' and its contracted form is y or'l' which follows nouns ending in a vowel (e.g. liv li, lavi'l, lavi'y).

In the case of 'ou' (you) the possessive pronoun is contracted when it follows a noun ending in a vowel (e.g. manman'w).
Gender
In Creole there are two genders, male and female, which may be applied to nouns when denoting sex.
The distinction of sex may be shown by:
Different words:
konp/makoum
kk/poul
fr/s
mari/madan'm
godfather/godmother
cock/hen
brother/sister
husband/wife
By use of compound words:
mal kabrit/femel kabrit he goat/she goat
Note: When showing a female has had young, manman is used instead of feml, especially when the feminine has no clear form:
yon manman chyen
yon manman bf
a bitch
a mother cow
Gender may also be shown by derivation:
kouzen/kouzi'n
ng/ngs
male cousin/female cousin
negro/negress
Articles
Creole has a definite article 'la' with a contracted form 'a'. The contracted form is used with nouns ending in a vowel. The definite article, which is translated as the English 'the' and hyphenated, follows the noun e.g.
I ap lav asyt-la.
timou'n nan-a ap dmi.
He is washing the plate.
The child is sleeping.
However, the English definite article 'the' is not always translated by Creole 'la' e.g. often it is put after the word instead of before.
Sly kouch. The sun has set.
The indefinite article in Creole, 'yon' (which also means 'one') or 'on' precedes the noun and is translated as the Englsh 'a' or 'an'. E.g.
Genyen on larivy bo kay-la. There is a river close to the house
Simple Sentences in Creole
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Koman yo rele ou?
Non mwen s Paul.
Bon jou, Mesy.
Bonn apr midi.
Bon swa.
Ki sa ou vl?
Mon vl yon bwson
Mon swaf.
Mon grangou.
Mon pa grangou.
Jodi a s yon bl jou.
Lapli ap tonb.
Li f cho jdi a.
Ki kote ki mwen ka jwen'n yon lgliz?
What is your name?
My name is Paul.
Good day, Sir.
Good afternoon
Good night.
What do you want?
I want a drink.
I am thirsty.
I am hungry.
I am not hungry.
Today is a beautiful day.
It is raining.
It is very hot today.
Where can I find a church?
Days of the Week
dimanch
lendi
madi
mkrdi
jdi
vandrdi
sanmdi
Sunday
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Months of the Year
January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Janvy
Fevriy
mas
avril
m
jen
jwiy
out or dawout
sptanm
ktb
novanm
dsanm
Numbers
zero
en or yonn
d
twa
kat
senk
sis
st
yuit
nf
dis
onz
douz
trz
katoz
kenz
sez
dist
dizwit
diznf
ven
trant
karant
senkant
swasant
swasant dis
katreven
katreven dis
san
0
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
30
40
50
60
70
80
90
100
Colours
wouj
v
woz
bl
maron
gri
nwa
oranj
jn
vylet
blan
red
green
pink
blue
brown
grey
black
orange
yellow
purple
white