Haitian Verbs

If you're trying to learn Haitian Verbs which is also called Creole, check our courses about Verbs in the present past and future tense... 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 Verbs

Learning the Haitian Verbs displayed below is vital to the language. Haitian verbs are words that convey action (bring, read, walk, run), or a state of being (exist, stand). In most languages a verb may agree with the person, gender, and/or number of some of its arguments, such as its subject, or object. Here are some examples:

English VerbsHaitian Verbs
VerbsVèrb
PastPase
I spokeMwen te pale
I wroteMwen te ekri
I droveMwen te kondwi
I lovedMwen te renmen
I gaveMwen te bay
I smiledMwen te souri
I tookMwen te pran
he spokeli te pale
he wroteli te ekri
he droveli te kondwi
he lovedli te renmen
he gaveli te bay
he smiledli te souri
he tookli te pran
we spokenou te pale
we wrotenou te ekri
we drovenou te kondwi
we lovednou renmen
we gavenou te bay
we smilednou te souri
we tooknou te pran
FutureNan lavni
I will speakMwen pral pale
I will writeMwen pral ekri
I will driveMwen pral kondwi
I will loveMwen pral renmen
I will giveMwen pral bay
I will smileMwen pral souri
I will takeMwen pral pran
he will speakli pral pale
he will writeli pral ekri
he will driveli pral kondwi
he will loveli pwal renmen
he will giveli pral bay
he will smileli pral souri
he will takeli pral pran
we will speaknou pral pale
we will writenou pral ekri
we will drivenou pral kondwi
we will lovenou pral renmen
we will givenou pwal bay
we will smilen ap souri
we will takeNou pral pran
PresentPrezan
I speakMwen pale
I writeMwen ekri
I driveMwen kondwi
I loveMwen renmen
I giveMwen bay
I smileMwen souri
I takeMwen pran
he speaksli pale
he writesli ekri
he drivesli kondwi
he lovesli renmen
he givesli bay
he smilesli souri
he takesLi pran
we speaknou pale
we writenou ekri
we drivenou kondwi
we lovenou renmen
we givenou bay
we smilenou souri
we takenou pran

Notice the structure of the Verbs in Haitian.

List of Verbs in Haitian

Below is a list of the conjugated Verbs in the present past and future in Haitian placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Haitian vocabulary.

English VerbsHaitian Verbs
I can accept thatMwen ka aksepte ke
she added itli ajoute'l
we admit itnou admèt li
they advised himyo konseye l '
I can agree with thatMwen ka dakò ak sa
she allows itli pèmèt li
we announce itnou anonse li
I can apologizeMwen ka eskize
she appears todayli parèt jodi a
they arranged thatyo ranje sa a
I can arrive tomorrowMwen ka rive demen
she can ask himli ka mande l '
she attaches thatli atache'l
we attack themnou atake yo
they avoid heryo evite li
I can bake itmwen ka mete'l nan fou
she is like himli tankou'l
we beat itnou bat li
they became happyyo te vin kontan
I can begin thatMwen kapab kòmanse 'l
we borrowed moneynou prete lajan
they breathe airyo respire lè
I can bring itMwen kapab pote li
I can build thatMwen kapab bati'l
she buys foodli achte manje
we calculate itnou kalkile li
they carry ityo pote l
they don't cheatyo pa triche
she chooses himli te chwazi l '
we close itnou fèmen li
he comes hereli vini isit la
I can compare thatMwen ka konpare sa
she competes with meli ap fè konkirans avek mwen
we complain about itnou pote plent osijè de li
they continued readingyo kontinye li
he cried about thatli kriye sou sa
I can decide nowMwen ka deside kounye a
she described it to meli dekri'm li
we disagree about itnou pa dakò sou sa
they disappeared quicklyyo disparèt byen vit
I discovered thatMwen te dekouvri ke
she dislikes thatli pa renmen sa
we do itnou fè li
they dream about ityo reve sou sa
I earnedMwen touche
he eats a lotLi manje anpil
we enjoyed thatnou jwi ki
they entered hereyo te antre isit la
he escaped thatli chape
I can explain thatMwen ka esplike sa a
she feels that tooli santi sa tou
we fled from therenou sove
they will fly tomorrowyo pral vole demen
I can follow youMwen kapab swiv ou
she forgot meli te bliye m '
we forgive himnou padonnen l '
I can give her thatMwen ka ba li sa
she goes thereli ale la
we greeted themnou akeyi yo
I hate thatMwen rayi sa
I can hear itMwen ka tande li
she imagine thatli imajine ke
we invited themnou envite yo
I know himMwen konnen l '
she learned itli aprann li
we leave nownou kite kounye a
they lied about himyo manti sou li
I can listen to thatmwen ka koute sa a
she lost thatli pèdi'l
we made it yesterdaynou te fè li yè
they met himyo te rankontre l '
I misspell thatmwen mal epele 'l
I always prayMwen toujou lapriyè
she prefers thatli prefere'l
we protected themnou pwoteje yo
they will punish heryo pral pini li
I can put it thereMwen kapak mete'l la
she will read itli ap li li
we received thatnou resevwa'l
they refuse to talkyo refize pale
I remember thatMwen sonje sa
she repeats thatLi repete'l
we see itnou wè li
they sell ityo vann li
I sent that yesterdayMnwen te voye'l yè
he shaved his beardli raze bab li
it shrunk quicklyli retresi byen vit
we will sing itnou pral chante li
they sat thereYo te chita la
I can speak itMwen ka pale li
she spends moneyli depanse lajan
we suffered from thatnou soufri de sa
they suggest thatyo sijere ke
I surprised himMwen siprann li
she took thatli te pran'l
we teach itnou anseye li
they told usyo te di nou
she thanked himli te remèsye l '
I can think about itMwen ka reflechi sou sa
she threw itli te voye li
we understand thatnou konprann ke
they want thatyo vle ke
I can wear itMwen kapab mete li
she writes thatli te ekri'l
we talk about itnou pale de li
they have ityo genyen li
I watched itMwen te gade li
I will talk about itMwen pral pale sou li
he bought that yesterdayle achte'l yè
we finished itnou fini li

Verbs in the present past and future tense have a very important role in Haitian. Once you're done with the Creole Verbs, 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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