Haitian Prepositions

If you're trying to learn Haitian Prepositions which is also called Creole, check our courses about time and place prepositions and and demonstrative pronouns... 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 Prepositions

Learning the Haitian Prepositions displayed below is vital to the language. Haitian prepositions link nouns, pronouns and phrases to other words in a sentence. The word or phrase that the preposition introduces is called the object of the preposition. Here are some examples:

English PrepositionsHaitian Prepositions
PrepositionsPrepozisyon
inside the houseandedan kay la
outside the cardeyò machin lan
with meavè' m
without himsanli
under the tableanba tab la
after tomorrowaprè demen
before sunsetanvan solèy kouche
but I'm busymen m ap okipe

Notice the structure of the Prepositions in Haitian.

List of Prepositions in Haitian

Below is a list of the Time place and demonstrative pronouns in Haitian placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Haitian vocabulary.

English PrepositionsHaitian Prepositions
aboutsou
aboveanwo a
acrossatravè
afterapre
againstkont
amongnan mitan
aroundotou
askòm
atnan
beforeanvan
behinddèyè
belowanba a
beneathanba
besideakote
betweenant
beyondpi lwen pase
butmen
bypa
despitemalgre
downdesann
duringpandan
excepteksepte
forpou
fromnan
innan
insideandedan
intonan
neartou pre
nextpwochen
ofnan
onsou
oppositeopoze
outdeyò
outsidedeyò
oversou
perpou chak
plusplis
roundwonn
sincedepi
thanpase
throughatravè
tilljouk
to
towardnan direksyon
underanba
unlikeKontrèman a
untiljiskaske
upjiska
viaatravè
withak
withinnan
withoutsan yo pa
two wordsde mo
according toselon
because ofpaske yo te
close tofèmen
due toakòz
except foreksepte pou
far fromlwen
inside ofanndan
instead ofolye pou yo
near totou pre
next topwochen
outside ofdeyò nan
prior toanvan yo
three wordstwa mo
as far asosi lwen ke
as well asosi byen ke
in addition toan plis
in front ofdevan
in spite ofmalgre
on behalf ofsou non
on top ofsou tèt
demonstrative pronounsprepozisyon demonstratif
thissa a
thatki
thesesa yo
thosesa yo

Time place and demonstrative pronouns have a very important role in Haitian. Once you're done with the Creole Prepositions, 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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