Haitian Negation

If you're trying to learn Haitian Negation which is also called Creole, check our courses about Negation and negative expressions... to help you with your Haitian grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Haitian. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Haitian Negation

Learning the Haitian Negation displayed below is vital to the language. Haitian negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). Here are some examples:

English NegationHaitian Negation
NegationNegasyon
he is not hereli pa isit la
that is not my booksa se pa livmwen
do not enterpa antre nan

Notice the structure of the Negation in Haitian.

List of Negation in Haitian

Below is a list of the Negation and negative expressions in Haitian placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Haitian vocabulary.

English NegationHaitian Negation
I don't speakMwen pa pale
I don't writeMwen pa ekri
I don't driveMwen pa kondwi
I don't loveMwen pa renmen
I don't giveMwen pa bay
I don't smileMwen pa souri
I don't takeMwen pa pran
he doesn't speakli pa pale
he doesn't writeli pa ekri
he doesn't driveli pa kondwi
he doesn't loveli pa renmen
he doesn't giveli pa bay
he doesn't smileli pa souri
he doesn't takeli pa pran
we don't speaknou pa pale
we don't writenou pa ekri
we don't drivenou pa kondwi
we don't lovenou pa renmen
we don't givenou pa bay
we don't smilenou pa souri
we don't takenou pa pran

Negation and negative expressions have a very important role in Haitian. Once you're done with the Creole Negation, you might want to check the rest of our Haitian lessons here: Learn Haitian. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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