Haitian Vocabulary

If you're trying to learn Haitian Vocabulary which is also called Creole, check our courses about vocabulary and 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 Vocabulary

Learning the Haitian Vocabulary displayed below is vital to the language. Haitian vocabulary is the set of words you should be familiar with. A vocabulary usually grows and evolves with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Here are some examples:

English VocabularyHaitian Vocabulary
VocabularyVokabilè
CountriesPeyi
AustraliaOstrali
CambodiaKanbòdj
CanadaKanada
ChinaLachin
EgyptPeyi Lejip
EnglandAngletè
FranceLafrans
GermanyAlmay
GreeceGrès
IndiaEnd
IndonesiaEndonezi
ItalyItali
JapanJapon
MexicoMeksik
MoroccoMaròk
PeruPewou
SpainEspay
ThailandTayilan
USAUSA
LanguagesNan lòt lang
ArabicArab
ChineseChinwa
EnglishAngle
FrenchFranse
GermanAlman
GreekGrèk
HebrewEbre
HindiHindi
ItalianItalyen
JapaneseJaponè
KoreanKoreyen
LatinLaten
RussianLarisi
SpanishPanyòl
UrduOudou
DaysJou
MondayLendi
TuesdayMadi
WednesdayMèkredi
ThursdayJedi
FridayVandredi
SaturdaySamdi
SundayDimanch
timetan
hourèdtan
minuteminit
secondsegonn

List of Vocabulary in Haitian

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

English VocabularyHaitian Vocabulary
Vocabulary
colorskoulè
blacknwa
blueble
brownmawon
grayGray
greenvèt
orangeoranj
purplevyolèt
redwouj
whiteblan
yellowjòn
sizesgwosè
biggwo
deepfon
longtan
narrowetwat
shortkout
smallpiti
tallwotè
thickepè
thinmens
widelaj
tastesgou
bitteranmè
freshfre
saltysale
sourtounen
spicypike
sweetdous
qualitieskalite
badmove
cleanpwòp
darkfonse
difficultdifisil
dirtysal
drysèk
easyfasil
emptyvid
expensivechè
fastvit
foreignetranje
fullplen
goodbon
harddifisil
heavylou
inexpensivechè
lightlimyè
locallokal
newnouvo
noisybwi
oldansyen
powerfulpwisan
quiettrankil
correctkòrèk
slowdousman
softmou
veryanpil
weakfèb
wetmouye
wrongmal
youngjèn
foodmanje
almondsamand
breadpen
breakfastmanje maten
butter
candybonbon
cheesefwomaj
chickenpoul
cuminkimen
dessertdesè
dinnerdine
fishpwason
fruitfwi
ice creamkrèm
lambmouton
lemonsitwon
lunchmanje midi
mealrepa
meatvyann
ovenfou
pepperpwav
plantsplant
porkkochon
saladsòs salad
saltsèl
sandwichsandwich
sausagesosis
soupsoup
sugarsik
supperSoupe
turkeykodenn
applepòm
bananabannann
orangeszoranj
peachespèch
peanutpistach
pearspwar
pineappleanana
grapesrezen
strawberriesfrèz
vegetableslegim
carrotkaròt
cornmayi
cucumberkonkonb
garliclay
lettuceleti
olivesOliv
onionszonyon
pepperspiman
potatoespòmdetè
pumpkinjoumou
beanspwa
tomatoestomat
alligatorKayiman
alligatorskayiman
bearlous
bearslous
birdzwazo
birdszwazo
bulltowo
bullstowo bèf
catchat
catschat
cowbèf
cowsvach
deersèf
many deeranpil sèf
dogchen
dogschen
donkeybourik
donkeysbourik
eaglemalfini
eaglesmalfini
elephantelefan
elephantselefan
giraffejiraf
giraffesjiraf
goatkabrit
goatskabrit
horsecheval
horsescheval
lionlyon
lionslyon
monkeymakak
monkeysmakak
mousesourit
micesourit yo
rabbitlapen
rabbitslapen yo
snakekoulèv
snakeskoulèv yo
tigertig
tigerstig yo
wolflou
wolveslou yo
objectsobjè
bathroomtwalèt
bedkabann
bedroomchanm
ceilingplafon
chairchèz
clothesrad
coatmanto
cuptas
deskbiwo
dressrad
flooretaj
forkfouchèt
furnituremèb
glass
hatchapo
housekay
inklank
jacketlevit
kitchenkwizin
knifekouto
lamplanp
letterlèt
mapkat
newspaperjounal
notebookkaye
pantspantalon
paperpapye
penplim
pencilkreyon
pharmacyfamasi
picturefoto
plateplak
refrigeratorfrijidè
restaurantrestoran
roofdo kay
roomchanm
rugtapi
scissorssizo
shampoochanpou
shirtchemiz
shoessoulye
soapsavon
sockschosèt
spoonkiyè
tabletablo
toilettwalèt
toothbrushbwòs dan
toothpastepat dantifris
towelsèvyèt
umbrellaparapli
underwearkilòt
wallmi
walletbous
windowfenèt
telephonetelefòn
thissa a
thatki
thesesa yo
thosesa yo
QuestionsKesyon
how?kouman?
what?ki sa?
who?ki?
why?poukisa?
where?Ki kote?
different objectsobjè diferan
artA
bankbank
beachPlaj
bookliv
by bicyclepa bisiklèt
by busnan otobis
by carnan machin
by trainnan tren
cafeKafe
countrypeyi
desertdezè
dictionarydiksyonè
earthlatè
flowersflè
footballfoutbòl
forestforè
gamejwèt
gardenjaden
geographyJewografi
historyistwa
housekay
islandzile
lakelak
librarybibliyotèk
mathmatematik
moonlalin
mountainmòn
moviessinema
musicmizik
oceanoseyan
officebiwo
on footsou pye
playerjwè
riverrivyè
sciencesyans
sealanmè
skysyèl
soccerfoutbòl
starszetwal
supermarketmakèt
swimming poolpisin
theaterteyat
treepye bwa
weathertan
bad weathermove tan
cloudyklè
coldfrèt
coolfre
foggynyaje
hotcho
nice weatherbon tan
pouringvide
rainlapli
raininglapli ab tombe
snownèj
snowingla nèj ap tombe
iceglas
sunnyli fè soley
windyvan
springprentan
summerete
autumnlotòn
winterivè
peoplemoun
auntmatant
babyti bebe
brotherfrè
cousinkouzen
daughterpitit fi
dentistdantis
doctordoktè
fatherpapa
grandfathergran pè
grandmothergrann
husbandmari
mothermanman
nephewneve
niecenyès
nurseenfimyè
policemanpolisye
postmanfaktè
professorpwofesè
sonpitit gason
teacherpwofesè
uncletonton
wifemadanm

Vocabulary and expressions have a very important role in Haitian. Once you're done with the Creole Vocabulary, 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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