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a - about, at, in, to 

a - will (sign of future tense)

a lèz - at ease 

a jenou - kneeling 

a la fen, alè ki le, finalman - finally 

a pye - on foot 

a pye - walking adj

a nouvo - afresh 

a la fen, alè ki le, finalman - finally 

abandone, kite - abandon 

abandone - forsake 

abdike - abdicate 

abese, diminye - abase 

abese, avili - debase 

abèy - bee 

abi  - abuse (n)

abiko - apricot 

abil - crafty 

abil - crafty adj

abilite, aptitud - ability 

abitan - peasant 

abite, rete - live 

abite - live in 

abitid - habit 

abitwe - accustom 

abitwe - used to, to get 

abitye - cope 

abiye - clothe 

abiye - dress v 

abiyman, rad - garment 

abize - abuse (v)

abjèk, degoutan - abject 

ablije - obligate 

aboli - abolish 

abondan, jenere -bouquet 

abonde - abound 

abondone - give up 

abòne, souskri - subscribe v 

abreje - abbreviate 

abreje - abridge 

abriko - amber 

absans - absence 

absid - absurd 

absòbe - absorb 

absoud - absolve 

abstrenn - abstain 

abyè - dressed 

acèti - warn 

acha, komisyon - purchase n 

achemine - route v 

acheval, manyak - captious 

achte - buy 

achte - purchase v.

achte - shop v 

adapte - adapt 

adekwa, sifizan - adequate 

aden flè, patè - garden 

adikte - addict 

adilt, granmoun - adult n 

adistans, lwen - remote adj

adisyone, ajoute, ogmante - add 

adjektif - adjective 

admèt, aksepte - admit 

administrasyon - administration 

administratif - administrative 

admiratè, fanatik - admirer 

admire - admire 

adokte - adopt 

adoktif - adopted 

adolescan - adolscent n 

adopte, adokte - adopt 

adoptif, adoktif - adopted 

adore - adore 

adrès - address 

adwat - right (direction) adv

adwat - right, to the 

aere - ventilated 

aeropò - air port 

afab, emab - bland 

afab - affable 

afè  - barain 

afè, negòs, biznis - business 

afè, kesyon, lyezon - affair 

afekte, touche, trouble - affect 

afere - busy 

afiche, plake - affix 

afime, deklare - affirm 

Afrik - Africa 

afron - affront n 

afronte - affront v 

afwa - faith 

afwonte - face 

afwonte - face v 

afyèv - fever 

agase - enrage 

agoch - left, to the  

agraf - clasp n 

agreyab - agreeable 

Aiysyen - Haitian 

ajamè, la pou toutan - forever 

ajan, lajan - silver 

aje - old 

aji - act 

ajil, lèst - agile 

ajil - clay 

ajil - deft 

ajil - nimble 

ajou - up-to-date 

ajoune, sispann - adjourn 

ajoute, ogmante - add 

ajoute - append 

ak, epi, e - and 

ak, avèk - with 

ak1o, konvansyon - couvenant n 

akademik - academic 

akajou - mahogany 

akeri - gain (v)

akimile, rasanble - accumulate 

akite - acquit 

akize - indict 

aklè - evident 

aklè - evident adj

aklè - obvious 

akò, (v) akòde - accord 

akòde - accord (v)

akomode, loje - accommodate 

akonpanye - accompany 

akonpli - accomplish 

akonpli - achieve 

akonpli - execute 

akonpli - fulfill 

akonpli - live together, to (as lovers) 

akoste, bòde - accost 

akote, pre - near 

akote, sou kote - aside 

akote - beside 

akouple - inbreed 

akouple - mate v 

akòz - because 

aks - axe 

aks - axis 

aksè, apròch, fason - approach n 

aksè, (v) aksede, rantre - access 

aksede, rantre - access (v)

aksede, rantre - accede 

aksepte - accept 

aksepte - admit 

aksidan - accident 

aksidantèl, dezenvòlt - casual 

akstrèm - extreme 

aksyon - deed 

aksyonen - actuate 

aktè - act 

aktè - act n 

aktif - active 

aktivite - activity 

al dòmi - bed, to go to 

ala - as for 

alame, fè pè - scare 

alantou, otou, anviron, anviwon - around 

alatant - expect 

ale pou vini - vice versa adv

alè ki le, finalman - finally 

ale-retou - there and back 

ale - go 

aleche, fè lasisiy - lure 

aleka, separe, detache - apart 

alèkile, kounye-a - presently 

alemye - relief n 

alèn, souf - breath 

alès - east, in the 

aletranje - abroad 

alèz - allies 

alfabè - alphabet 

alfini - hawk 

alimante - power v 

alimèt, match - match n 

aliyen, klase - range v 

alizyon, sipoziyon - allusion 

aljèb - algebra 

alman - German 

alò, sitèlman, otan - so 

alò, atò - then 

altere - alter 

altèt, tètfèmal - headache 

alwès - west, in the 

alyaj - compound 

alyaj - compound n 

alye - ally 

amalgame - merge 

aman - casing 

amann - fine n 

amatè - amateur 

ame, branche - cock v 

ame - arm v 

ame - army 

amelyorasyon - improvement 

amelyore - improve 

amenajman - amenity 

amensi - reduce 

Amerik Latin - Latin America 

ameriken - American 

amizan - fun adj

amize - amuse 

amize - entertain 

amizman, plezi - fun n 

amòti, mouri - deaden 

amou - love 

an - in 

an règ - in order 

an alè - let's go 

an fas - across from 

an menm tan - time, at the same 

an jeneral - in general 

an Frans - in France 

analfabèt - illiterate 

anana - pineapple 

anba, bounda  - bottom 

anba-a - down there 

anba - below 

anba - beneath 

anba - down adv

anba - under 

anbachal - illicit 

anbake - board v.

anbale  - bale v.

anbarase - perplex 

anbasad - embassy 

anbasadè - ambassador 

anbatè - underground 

anbativant, lestomak - stomach 

anbete, traka, nwi - bother 

anbete - annoy 

anbete - tease 

anbouye - ravel v 

anbrase, kwoke - embrace 

anchaje - assign 

anchante, antouzyas - rapt 

andedan, a, an - in 

andedan - inside 

andedan - within 

andeyò - external 

andikap - handicap 

andikape, enfim - disable 

andirans - endurance 

andòmi, anestezi - anesthetize 

andòmi - sedate 

andòmi - sleep  (to put to ..) 

andouteyaj - jam 

andwa - place n 

ane, lane - year 

anestezi - anesthetize 

anestezi - anesthesia 

anfavè - behalf 

anfaz - emphasis  

anfen, a la fen, alè ki le, finalman - finally 

anfle - swell 

anfòm, fen - fine adj

angaje, foure - engage 

angajman - involvement 

angl, aspè - angle

angle - English 

anile - cancel 

animal , zannimo, bèt, animo - animal 

animatè, mètkay - host 

anime - brisk 

animo - animal 

anivèsè - anniversary 

anivèsè - birthday 

anizan - pleasant 

anka, ka galon, ka - quart 

ankadreman - frame 

ankal - adj. 

ankiloze, dòmi - numb 

ankli - include v 

ankli - including 

anko, toujou - yet 

ankò, anouvo - anew 

ankò, a nouvo - afresh 

ankò - again 

ankonbre - crowd v 

ankonbre - overcome 

ankouraje, aplodi - cheer v 

ankouraje, rekòmande - urge 

ankouraje - encourage 

anksyete - anxiety 

anlè, soutèt - atop 

anlè, soutèt - above 

anlè, anro, soutèt - up 

anlè - over 

anlè - surface 

anlè - upstairs 

anlve - abduct 

anmè - bitter 

anmèdan - pay

anmède, anbete, traka, nwi - bother 

anmède, anbete - annoy 

anmède - peeve v 

ann, annou - let's 

ann - a bunch 

annavans - early 

annik - just  (in time)

annik - just 

annik - only 

anniye, anmède, anbete - annoy 

anniye - bore v.

annò - golden 

annou - let's 

anonse - announce 

anouvo - anew 

anpakte, anbale - pack v 

anpeche, revoke - impeach 

anpeche - deter 

anpeche - prevent 

anpenpan - fancy adj

anpil, trè, bien - very (much), 

anpil, plizye - many adj

anpil, plis - most 

anpil - (a) lot 

anpil - bunch adj

anpil - much 

anpil - plenty 

anplas - place, in  

anplis - moreover 

anplwaye - employ v 

anplwaye - employee 

anpoche - pocket v 

anpremye - primary 

anpren, (v) prete - loan 

anpresman - haste 

anprèsman - zeal

anprizone -  jail, to put in 

anprizone - imprison 

anprizonnman - imprisonment 

anpwazonnen - poison v 

anreta (adv) ta - late 

anreta - overdue 

anrichi - enrich 

anro, soutèt - up 

anro, anlè - over 

anrole, rekrite - enroll 

anrole - draft v 

ansanm - along 

ansanm - together 

ansante - healthy 

ansè - cancer 

ansèk - circular 

ansekirite - secure adj

ansent, gròs - pregnant 

ansent, gwòs - expecting 

anseye - teach 

ansèyman - assignment 

ansi, vle - desire v 

ansibreka - uneven 

ansòsele - bewitch 

ansyen - former 

ant, nan mitan, omilye - between 

antèman - burial 

antere - bury 

antèt, lejand - caption 

antete - determined 

antouraj - environment 

antouraj - surrounding 

antoure - encircle 

antoure - surround 

antouzyas - rapt 

antravè - athwart 

antre, pòt - entrance 

antre - come in 

antre - enter 

antre - penetrate 

antren - zest

antrepriz - enterprise 

antrepriz - venture 

antropoloji - anthropology 

antye, tout - entire 

antye, tout - whole 

anvan - before 

anvayi - flood v 

anverite, tou - quite 

anvi  - crave 

anvi - birthmark 

anvi - envy n 

anvi - feel like, to 

anvi - want 

anviron, anviwon - around 

anviwènman, antouraj - environment 

anviwon - around 

anvlòp, aman - casing 

anvlòp - envelope n 

anvye - envious 

anyèl, chak ane, lan - annual 

anyen - nothing 

aotvwa, byen fò - aloud 

ap rive; an rout - be on one's way 

apa, separe - separate adj

apante  - pace v 

apèn - mere adv

apendis - appendix 

apik - high 

apiye - lean 

aplikasyon - application 

aplodi, bat bravo - clap v 

aplodi - cheer v 

aprann - learn 

apre, dèyè - after 

aprè demen - the day after tomorrow 

aprèmidi - afternoon 

apresye - appreciate 

apreyande, arete - apprehend 

apròch, fason - approach n 

apròch, fason - approach 

aproche - approach v 

aproksimatif - approximate adj

aproksime - approximate v 

apropo, a - about 

aprouve  - approve 

aprovizyone - cater 

aptitud - ability 

aptopriye - apt 

apwen - ripe 

apwofondi - careful 

apye - afoot 

ar, la - art 

aran  - herring 

arestasyon - arrest 

arete - apprehend 

arete - apprehend 

arete - arrest v 

arete - book v.

arete - detain 

arid, steril  - barren 

arid - infertile 

arogan - arrogant 

arondi - round 

aroze  - baste 

artifisyèl - artificial 

aryenafè - idle 

asanble - assembly 

asasen - killer 

asayi, atake - assail 

ase, gran, laj , sifizan - ample 

ase, anpil - plenty 

ase, anverite, tou - quite 

ase, kont - enough adv

ase - enough adj

asezonman - relish n 

asfalt - asphalt 

asfalt - pavement 

asid - acid 

asire, gen konfyans - confident 

asire - assure 

asire - sure 

asistans, (v) ede - help 

asistans - assistance 

asosyasyon - association 

asosye - associate v 

aspè - angle

aspè - aspect 

asteris* - asterick 

aswè, sware, swa - evening 

aswè - tonight 

asye - steel 

asyeje - besiege 

asyèt, plat - dish 

at pou fri - batter 

atach - brace 

atach - brace v.

atak, peryòd, kriz - bow

atak, razya - raid n 

atake - assail 

atake - attack 

atansyon - attention n 

atantif, apwofondi - careful 

atenn, rive  - attain 

atenn, rive, jwenn - reach v 

atèri - land 

atèri - land v.

ateste, wè - witness v 

ateste - attest 

atifisyèl - boat 

atik - article 

atire - allure 

atire - attract 

atistik - artistic 

atitid - mood 

atitud - attidude 

atmosfè, atitid - mood 

atmosfè - atmosphere 

atò - then 

atomik - atomic 

atoufè - desperate 

atrab - grasp 

atravè - across 

atròs - atrocious 

atroupman - riot 

av - will v 

ava, va - will v 

ava - avaricious 

avadra - vagabond n 

avalide - avouch 

avalwa - advance n 

avalwa - advance 

avan, anvan - before 

avanjou - dawn 

avans, avalwa - advance n 

avanse, bay avalwa - advance v 

avanse, monte grad - promote 

avanse - forward 

avantij - advantage 

avèg, je pete - blind n.

avèg - blind adj

avegle (pete) je - dazzle 

avèk - with 

avèti - admonish 

avètisman - warning 

avi, notis - notice 

avid, grangou - avid 

avili - debase 

avni, lavni - future 

avnu - avenue 

avoka - esquire 

avril - April 

avrip, brid sou kou, bripbrip - abrupt 

avwan - oat 

avyon - (air)plane 

awoze - irrigate 

ayè - tailor 

Ayiti, Peyi Dayiti - Haiti 

Azi di Disès - Souteast Asia 

Azi de Lès - East Asia 

azil  - haven 

azil - asylum 

B



ba blag - tell a joke 

ba manti - tell a lie 

ba - low 

ba - stocking 

bab panyòl - moss 

bab - beard

babako - feast n 

babako - feast 

babay - good bye 

babote - abble 

bachote - cram v 

bachote - cram 

badnen - play (with someone) v 

bag - ring 

bagaj  - bagage 

bagay - object

bagay - thing 

bal, pake -chaff n 

bal  - bale n.

bal - bullet 

balans - balance 

balans - sale 

balanse, aksyonen - actuate    

balanse, dodinen - rock v 

balanse - swing v 

balansin - swing n 

bale - broom n.

bale - broom v.

bale - sweep 

balèn - whale 

balon  - ball 

bambòch, babako - feast n 

ban, bankèt - bench 

ban - give 

banal - ordinary 

banboche - enjoy oneself 

banbouche - to feast 

band  - band 

bande  - band v.

bande - tie v 

bani  - banish 

bank  - bank 

bankè  - banquet 

bankèt - bench 

bankoulou - sly fellow 

bann - flock 

bannan - plantain 

banyè  - banner 

banyen  - bathe 

bar, kafe  - bar 

baraj - dam n 

bare, trape, kenbe  - catch 

bare, bouche - obstruct 

bare, trape, kenbe  - catch v 

bare - block off one's way 

bare - capture 

bare - capture v 

bare - corner 

bare - corner v 

bare - stuck 

barikad - barricade 

baro, parapè - rail 

baryè, lantouray - fence 

basen  - basin 

basen - pond 

baskètbòl  - basketball

baskile - flip 

bat, kale - beat v.

bat, venk - defeat v 

bat bravo - clap v 

bata  - bastard 

batay, gouman - quarrel 

batay, lit, boule - struggle n 

batay - battle 

batay - fight n

batay - fight 

batèm  - baptism 

bati, konstwi - build 

bato, atifisyèl - boat 

bato - ship 

baton - baton 

baton - stick 

batri - battery 

bay, ban - give 

bay manje - feed v 

bay kouraj - embolden 

bay koutba - deceive 

bay avalwa - advance v 

bay legen - cede 

bay, fè jwenn - procure 

bay gabèl - dare v 

bay koutba - deceive 

bay tò - fault 

bay manje - feed 

bay (fè) manti - fib v 

bay avalwa - advance 

bay ladesant - lodge (v)

bay legen - cede 

bay - deal v 

bay - deal 

bay - yield 

bayay, kichoy - something 

baye - yawn 

baylegen - surrender v 

baz  - base 

baze  - base v.

bè - bay 

bè - butter n.

beapen - kindling 

bebe  - baby 

bèbè - mute 

bèf, vach - cow 

bèf  - ox 

bege - stammer 

begle - bellow 

beke - peck v 

bekonn - back

bèl - beautiful 

bèl - cute 

bèl - handsome 

bèl - pretty 

bèlantre - welcome n 

bèlte - charm 

benediksyon - blessing 

benefis, montan - proceeds 

benefis, gen, (v) akeri - gain 

benefis - benefit 

benefisye (de) - benefit (from) v.

benefisye - enjoy 

benefisye - enjoy 

benfisyèl - beneficial 

beny  - bath 

bere - butter v.

berè - cap 

berejenn - eggplant 

bese - decline 

bèso - cradle 

bèso - crib 

bèt (sovaj)* - beast

bèt, komik - silly 

bèt, animo - animal 

bèt, ridikil - ridicule v 

bèt kay - pet n 

bèt, animo - animal 

bèt - daft 

bèt - daft 

betay - cattle 

bètrav - beet 

bezwen - need 

bi  - aim n 

bibliyotèk - library 

bibon - bottle, baby 

bidjè - budget 

bien - very (much) 

bijou - jewel 

bijou - jewelry 

bil - gall 

bileng - bilingual 

bilten vòt  - ballot 

binyin - shower v.

bis, otobis - bus 

bisiklèt - bicycle 

bisiklèt - cycle (bicycle) 

biskit - biscuit 

bistro - pub 

bisuit - bread 

bit tè - clod 

bivèt, bankè  - banquet 

biwo, kabinè - office 

Biwo Imigrasyon - Bureau of Immigration 

biwo - desk 

biye - ticket 

biyoloji - biology 

biznis - business 

blabla - blab 

blag - joke 

blame, joure - blame v.

blan - blank 

blan - white 

blanchi - bleach v.

blayi - knock some one down 

blayi - lay 

blayi - lie down 

ble - azure 

ble - blue 

ble - wheat 

blese - wound v 

blesi - wound n 

blije - obliged 

bliye - forget 

blòf - bluff n.

blofe - bluff v.

blòk - chump v 

bloke, konjeste, bouche - congest v 

bloke - block off 

bloke - lock (v)

bò lari - lane 

bò lari - lane 

bò, kote - side n 

bò, rebò - brim 

bò - by (location) 

bo - kiss 

bobin - reel n 

bobine - reel v 

bòde - accost 

bòdi, lizyè - hedge 

bòdi, lizyè - border 

bòdmè - shore 

bòdu - trim v 

bofis - son-in-law 

bòl - bowl 

bon mache - cheap 

bon gou - delicious 

bon, janti - nice 

bòn, restavèk - maid 

bon - good 

bòn - servant 

bon - well adj

bonbe - bulge v. 

bonbon - candy 

bondan - profuse 

Bondye - dye God

bonè, annavans - early 

bònfwa - earnest

bonjou - hello 

bonm - pan n 

bòs, fòmann - foreman 

bòs - leader 

bosu - hunchback 

bòt - boot 

bouch  - mouth 

bouche - butcher 

bouche - congest v 

bouche - enclose 

bouche - obstruct 

bouche - plug v 

bouchon lyèj - cork n 

bouchon - lid 

boude - pout v.

bouie - move

bouje - budge 

bouje - move

boujon - bud 

bouk, vilaj - village 

boul  - ball 

boul - lie 

boulè flè, odè -bout

boule - burn down 

boule - burn v 

boule - burn n 

boule - scorch 

boule - struggle n 

bounda - ass 

bounda - bough, branch

boure - saturate 

bourik, dèyè, bounda - ass 

bourik - donkey 

bous - purse n 

bous - wallet 

boustabak - raven 

bout bwa - log 

bout pou bout - little by little 

bout - edge 

bout - edge 

bout - end 

bout - end 

boutèy - bottle 

boutik, magazen - store n 

boutik - shop n 

bouton - button 

bouton - pimple 

bouya - fog 

bouyi - boil 

bouyon - broth 

bouyon - stew 

bra - arm n 

brak - acrid 

brak - tart 

branch - branch 

branche - cock 

branche - cock v 

branlan - loose 

brase, kraze - mash v 

brav - brave 

bravo - bravo 

braye, fè djòlè - bawl 

brèf, kout  - concise 

brèf - brief adj

bretèl, atach - brace v.

bri, chuichui - rumor 

bri - noise 

brid sou kou, bripbrip - abrupt 

brik - brick 

bripbrip - abrupt 

brital, sovaj - brute adj

brital  - rough 

briyan - bright 

briye - exceed (in)

briye - glitter 

briye - shine v.

briz - breeze 

brize, separe - break 

brize, separe - break v.

brizorye - very poor 

brizurye, razè - broke 

brode, trikote - knit 

brode, bwode - embroider 

bròs - brush n 

brose - brush v 

bwa chapant - timber 

bwa - lumber 

bwa - wood 

bwapen - pine 

bwason - beverage 

bwat - box n.

bwat - cafe 

bwat - case 

bwatchèn - oak 

bwè - drink v 

bweson - drink n 

bwi, bri - noise 

bwòdè, koupe - sharp 

bwòdè - cocky 

bwode - embroider 

bwote, chaje - haul 

bwote - move out

bwote - move something

bwote - transport v 

byè - ale 

byè - beer 

byen panse - profound 

byen fò - aloud 

byen ke - as well as 

byen tonbe, fè prosè - suit v 

byen lwen - far away 

byen fò - aloud 

byen, bon - well adj

byen mezire - accurate 

byen - property 

byen - wealth 

byenfezans - beneficence 

byenke - although 

byennere - blissful 

byennèt - welfare 

byenvini - welcome v 

C



caffer - pay

chabon - charcoal 

chabon - coal 

chache - look for 

chadèk - grapefruit 

chagren  - regret n 

chagren - chagrin n 

chagren - loss 

chagren - sorrow 

chaj, chaje - load 

chaj - charge n 

chaje - charge v 

chaje - haul 

chaje - load 

chak ane, lan - annual 

chak fwa - every time 

chak ane, lan - annual 

chak - each 

chak - every 

Chal - Charles 

chalè - heat 

chalè - warmth 

chalimo - straw 

cham, bèlte - charm 

cham - appeal (legal) n 

cham - appeal 

chame, ansòsele - bewitch 

chamo - camel 

chandèl - candle 

chandelye - chandelier 

chanje, altere - alter 

chanje, pase - switch v 

chanje - change v 

chanje - shift v 

chanm - bedroom 

chanm - chamber 

chanm - room 

chanpiyon, djondjon - mushroom 

chanpou - shampoo 

chanpyon - champion 

chans - chance 

chans - luck 

chante, refren - chant n 

chante - song 

chape, pati - escape 

chape - survive 

chapit - chapter 

chaplèt - bead n 

chapo - hat 

charite, zèv - charity 

charony - reek n 

charyo, kabwèt - carriage 

chase, vide - flush c

chase - chase v 

chase - evict 

chase - hunt (v)

chasè - hunter 

chat  - cat 

chato - castle n 

chatye, joure - castigate v 

chè - expensive 

chè - flesh 

chè - meat 

chè - precious 

chèche - explore 

chèche - fetch 

chèche - look for 

chèche - search v 

chèche - seek 

chèf - chief 

chèfseksyon - sheriff 

chèk - check n 

chèk - warrant 

chekè - checker 

chèlbè - vain 

chemen, rout - road 

chemen kout - short cut 

chemen - path 

chemen - way 

chemine - chimney 

chemiz manch-long - shirt long-sleeved 

chemiz - shirt 

chen - dog 

chenn - chain n 

chenn - collar 

cheri - darling 

chèsè - nun 

cheval - horse 

cheve, pwal - hair 

chèz - chair 

chif, nimewo - number 

chiklèt, (v) gonmen - gum 

chimi - chemistry 

Chinwa - Chinese 

chire, rache - nack 

chirijyen - surgeon 

chita - sit 

cho - hot 

chode - scald 

chodyè - cauldron 

chofè, kondiktè - driver 

chòk, kou - bump n.

chòk - blow 

chòk - blow n.

chok - shock n 

choke - shock v 

chokola - chocolate 

chosèt - sock 

chòt, nout kanson - short n 

chou - cabbage 

chòvsourit  - bat 

chuichui - rumor 

chuichui - whisper v 

chwa, preferans - choice 

chwal, cheval - horse 

chwazi, eli - elect 

chwazi - choose 

chwazi - select 

còronp, visle - corrupt 

D



d laprèmidi - in the afternoon 

d - of (used very sparingly) 

dakò - agree 

damou - love (each other)v.

damou - love, be in v 

dan - fang 

dan - tooth 

danje - danger 

danje - peril 

danre, legim - produce n 

danre - goods 

dans - dance n 

danse - dance v 

dapiyan, vyole - ravish v 

daprè - according to 

dat - date 

dayè - besides 

dayiva - diver 

de ryen - you're welcome 

de - some (pl article) 

de - two 

debake, atèri - land v.

debarase - clear v 

debarase - rid 

debat, diskite - debate 

debat - deliberate v 

debòch - debauch 

debòde, desann - overflow 

debouse - disburse 

debouya - diligent 

debouya - nifty 

debouye, abitye - cope 

debouye - manage 

dechikte - jag 

dechire - tear v 

dechoke - depose 

deden - disdain 

defakto  - de facto 

defann, pini - forbid 

defann - prohibit 

defans - defense 

defayans, erè, (v) perime - lapse 

defè - undo 

definitif - definite 

deflektè  - baffle n.

defo fabrik - defect 

defo - default 

defo - fault n 

defo - fault 

defòme - distort 

defwa - twice 

defye, bay gabèl - dare v 

defye, pini - defy 

degaje; kenbe - get along 

degize - to disguise 

degou - disgust 

degoutan, dezagreyab, malpwòp - nasty

degoutan - abject 

degoutan - lousy 

degoute - drip 

degre, grad, diplòm - degree 

degre - ritual 

deja, anko, toujou - yet 

deja - already 

dejne - breakfast 

dekadans - wane n 

deklare koupab - convict v 

deklare, soutni, kenbe - contend v 

deklare - affirm 

deklare - declare 

deklare - state v 

dekond - tear open 

dekonpoze - decay v 

dekonpoze - decay 

dekont - count n 

dekore - adorn 

dekouraje, entimide - daunt v 

dekouraje - discourage 

dekouvri, disène - discern 

dekouvri - discover 

dekrè - decree 

dekri, demontre - depict 

dekri - describe 

delala, fou - delirious 

delege - delegate 

delibere - free v.

delibere - liberate 

delika - delicate 

delivre - deliver 

delivre - give birth 

delivre - rescue 

delye - dilute 

demach - walk 

demand - request 

demanjezon, gratèl, (v) grate - itch 

demann - demand n 

demanti - belie 

demantle - raze v 

demen - tomorrow 

demi, (n) mwatye - half 

demode - obsolete 

demode - outdated 

demokrasi - democracy 

demokratik - democratic 

demoli - demolish 

demon - devil

demontre - depict 

demoralize - abash 

dènye - last 

depann sou, gen konfyans - rely v 

depann - depend 

depans, (s) frè - expense 

depanse - spend v 

depase, eksede, (in) briye - exceed 

depatman - county 

depatman - department 

depèch - telegram 

depi - ago adv

deplase -move something

deplase - mouman

deplase - move 

deplimen, rache, keyi - pluck 

depo - deposit n 

depo - depot 

deposede - disown 

depòte - deport 

depoze, sere, foure, etenn - put 

depoze - deposit v 

depwen - colon 

deranje, moleste - molest 

deranje, trouble - upset 

deranje - disable v 

deranje - district 

deranje - intrude 

derape - get started 

derape - weigh anchor 

derechany - spare 

deroute  - baffle v.

desanm - December 

desann sou roulib - coast v 

desann, poze pye - camp v 

desann - descend 

desann - down v 

desann - get out (of vehicle) 

desann - go down 

desann - lose weight 

 desann - lower v 

desann - overflow 

desann - stay (.. at) 

desantralize - decentralize 

desè - dessert 

desen anime - cartoon 

desen anime - cartoon 

desen - design n 

desepsyon - deception 

desevwa, bay koutba - deceive 

desevwa - disappoint 

deside - decide 

desine - design v 

desizyon, jijman - verdict 

desizyon - decision 

destine - destiny 

destine - fate 

destine - fate 

dèt - debt 

detache - apart 

detale - dash v 

detann - relax 

detaye - detail 

detekte - detect 

deteste, rayi - abhor 

deteste, rayi - detest 

detonasyon  - bang 

detou - detour 

detounen - avert 

detounen - deprave 

detounen - hijack 

detounen - ward 

devalize - ransack 

devan - forward adj

devan - front 

devanjou, avanjou - dawn 

devann - ahead 

devaste, ravaje - ravage v 

devaste - devastate 

develope - develop 

developman - development 

devide - spill 

devine - guess 

devinèt, problèm - puzzle 

devinèt - riddle n 

devwa - homework 

devwale, gaye  - reveal 

devwe - devout 

devyasyon - bypass n.

dèyè, bounda - buttocks 

dèyè - after 

dèyè - behind 

dèyè - rear n 

deyò, eksteryè - exterior 

deyò - illegitimate 

deyò - out 

deyò - outside 

deyò - without 

dezabiye, moumou  - bathrobe 

dezagreyab, malpwòp - nasty

dezagreyab - diagreeable 

dezakò - discord 

dezaprouve - disapprove 

dezas - disaster 

dezavantaj - drawback 

dezè - desert 

dezenvòlt - casual 

dezespere - despair 

dezespere - lose hope 

dezinyen - appoint 

deziyen, anchaje - assign 

dezobeyi - violate 

dezòd - disorder 

dezòd - mess 

dezonè, wont - disgrace 

dezonè - shame n 

dezoryante - bewilder 

dezyèm men - used 

dezyèm - second (number)

dezyèmman - secondly 

di, rèd, san pitye - callous 

di - say 

di - tell 

diab - devil 

dife  - fire n 

diferan - different 

difikilte - difficulty 

difisil - difficult 

difisil - hard (difficult)

digizmann - disguise 

dijere - digest v 

dikisyon - brawl n.

diksyonè - dictionary 

dimanch - Sunday 

dimansyon - size n 

diminye - abase 

diminye - allay 

diminye - decrease 

dine, manje midi - lunch 

dine - dinner 

diplòm - degree 

diplome - graduate 

dire - last v.

dirèk - direct adj

direksyon nò, non nò - north 

direksyon - direction 

direksyon - range  n 

direkte - chairman 

direktè - director 

diri - rice 

dirije, debouye - manage 

dirije, kòmande - lead 

dirije, kòmande - rule v 

dirije - direct v 

dirije - head (v)

dis - ten 

disène - discern 

disiplin - discipline 

diskalifye - disqualify 

diskite, mentni - argue 

diskite - debate 

diskite - discuss 

diskredite - discredit v.

diskresyon - discretion 

dispansè - dispensary 

disparèt - disappear v 

disparèt - fade v 

disparèt - vanish 

disponib - available 

dispoze - do, be about to 

disrè - discrete 

distan, endiferan - austere 

distans - distance 

disten , klè - distinct 

distenge - distinguish 

distrè - distract 

distribye, bay - deal v 

distribye - distribute 

diton - proverb 

divage, tanpete - rave v 

diven  - wine 

divès - diverse 

divès - various 

divize - divide 

divòs - divorce 

diyite - dignity 

diznèf - nineteen 

dizuit - eighteen 

dj senesòf - safe 

dj pase - ago 

dj krizokal, djanni - fake 

djal - girl 

djanni - fake 

djin - gin 

djip - jeep 

djipsi - Gypsy 

djòb, travay - job 

djòb - employ n 

djògin - jogging 

djòl, machwè - snout 

djòlè - liar 

djondjon - mushroom 

dlo, larivyè - river 

dlo - water 

do - back 

dodin - armchair 

dodinen - rock v 

dokazyon, dezyèm men - used 

dokiman - document 

dokiman - file 

dokiman - file n 

dola - dollar 

dòlote - coddle v 

dòlote - pamper v 

domaj - damage n 

domaje - damage v 

domèn - field (career), domain 

dòmi - numb 

dòmi - sleep 

dominasyon - domination 

domine - dominate 

domine - prevail 

Dominikani - Dominican Republic 

don - gift 

done, eleman - data 

donk - therefore 

donnen, bay - yield 

donnen, fètil - fertile 

donte - tame 

dosye, (v) note - og 

dosye, dokiman - file n 

dosye - brief n 

dosye - record n 

dòtwa - dormitory 

dou, jovyal - mellow 

doub - double adj

doub - pair adj

double - double 

douch - shower n 

doulè akouman - labor pain 

doulè, lapenn - pain 

doulè, mal - ache 

dous, sikre - sweet 

dous - mild 

dous - sleek 

dousman - gently 

dousman - slow 

dousman - slowly 

dout - doubt n 

doute - doubt v 

douz - twelve 

dra, lenn - linen 

dra - sheet 

drapo - flag 

drese, monte - erect v 

drese, kanpe - raise v 

drese - rear v 

dril - drill n 

dròg - drug 

droge, adikte - addict 

dròl, etranj - strange 

dròl, enpe - odd 

droum - drum 

du tou - at all 

dwa moun - human rights 

dwa, taks - duty 

dwa (ladwann), frè (depans) - fee 

dwa - law 

dwa - rights (legal) 

dwat, vètikal - erect adj

dwat  - straight 

dwat - right (side) adj

dwe, fò - must v 

dwe  - owe 

dwe - ought to 

dwèt - finger n 
E



è demann - inquire 

e - and 

ebèje, bay ladesant - lodge (v)

eblouyi, avegle (pete) je - dazzle 

ebre - Hebrew 

echanj - exchange 

echanj - exchange n 

echantiyon - sample n 

echap - scarf 

echap - sling n 

echèk - chess 

èd, sipò - aid n 

èd ,asistans, (v) ede - help 

ede, segonde - assist 

ede - help (v)

edikasyon fizik - physical education 

edikasyon - education 

edike - educate 

edite - edit 

editè - editor 

efarouche, terifye - appall 

efase - delete 

efase - efface 

efò, jefò, fòs - effort 

efreyan - hideous 

efreye, alame, fè pè - scare 

efreye - afraid 

èg, malfini - eagle 

egal, jis - even adj

egal - equal adj

egale - equal v 

èganik - organic 

egare, enbesil - dummy 

egare, gaga, mele - confused adj

egare - dumb adj

egare - dumb 

egou - drain 

egoyis - selfish 

egu - acute 

egui - needle 

egzajere - exaggerate 

egzak, byen mezire - accurate 

egzak - exact 

egzak - precise 

egzale - exhale 

egzamen konpetans - competency test 

egzamen - quiz 

egzamen - test n 

egzamine - examine 

egzamine - view v 

egzan - exempt 

egzanp - example 

egzanp - pattern n 

egzanplè - exemplary 

egzekite, fè travay - perform 

egzekite, akonpli - execute 

egzèsis - exercise n 

egzistans, kretyen, etan - being 

egziste - exist 

eke - snap at, to  

ekip - crew 

ekip - team 

ekipe - equip 

ekipman - equipment 

ekitab - fair adj

ekitab - fair 

ekla, briye - glitter 

ekla - glare 

eklate, pete - explode 

eklate, pete - erupt 

eklate, pete - burst 

eklatman - eruption 

eklatman - explosion 

eklè - lightning 

eklere - bright 

eklere - bright adj

eklèsi, klarifye - clarify v 

eko - echo 

ekonomi - economy 

ekore - decorate 

ekòs, po  - bark 

ekran - screen 

ekri - correspond 

ekri - write 

ekriven - author 

ekse - vex 

eksede, (in) briye - exceed 

eksepsyon - exception 

eksepsyonèl - exceptional 

eksepte, sòf - except 

eksepte  - barring 

eksetera - etc. 

eksite - abet 

eksite - arouse 

ekslisit, klè - explicit 

ekspè - expert 

eksperyans - experience n 

eksperyanse - experience v.

eksplikasyon - explanation 

eksplike - account 

eksplike - account (v)

eksplike - explain 

eksplore, chèche - explore 

eksplòtasyon - exploitation 

eksploze, eklate, pete - explode 

eksplozyon, eklatman - explosion 

ekspòtasyon - export n 

ekspòte - export v 

ekspoze - expose 

ekspozisyon - exposition 

eksprime - express 

eksteryè - exterior 

ekstraòdinè - extraordinary 

ekstrè, esans - extract n 

ekstrè - digest n 

ekzòbitan - outrageous 

elabore - elaborate v 

elaji, etann - expande 

elatriye - and so on 

elefan - elephant 

eleksyon - election 

eleksyon - poll n 

elektoral  - electoral 

elektwochimi - electro-chemistry 

eleman - data 

elemantè - elementary 

elèv - pupil 

elèv - student 

eli - elect 

elijib - eligible 

elimine - eliminate 

elòj - praise n 

elve, drese - rear v 

elve, apik - high 

elve, apik - high 

elve - breed 

elve - breed v 

emab - amiable

emab - bland 

èmanan - constant adj

èmanan - constant 

emèsye - thank 

emèt, fè sikile - emit 

emèt, voye - broadcast v.

emisyon - broadcast n 

emosyon - emotion 

en ben - well then 

èn, rayisman, (v) rayi - hate 

en - one 

enbe, arete - detain 

enbesil, bèt, komik - silly 

enbesil, gaga, egare - dumb adj

enbesil - dummy 

enbesil - fool n 

enbesil - imbecile 

endeks  - index 

endepandan - independent 

endepandans - independence 

endiferan , lwen - aloof 

endiferan - austere 

endijan - pauper 

endike, montre - indicate 

endipansab - indispensible 

endirèkteman - indirectly 

endistriyalizasyon - industrialization 

endividi - individual 

endividi - individual (n)

endividyèlman - individually 

endiyasyon - indignation 

enèji - energy 

enève, rèd - tense adj

enève, agase - enrage 

enevòl - benevolent 

enfekte - infect 

enfim - cripple n 

enfim - disable 

enfimyè, mis - nurse 

enfliyans - influence 

enfòm - inform v.

enfomasyon, vansèyman - information 

enigm, magouy - enigma 

enkapab - unable 

enklinasyon - inclination 

enkonsyan - oblivious 

enkwayab - incredible 

enkyetid, anksyete - anxiety 

enn - wool 

enòm, menmen, papa - enormous 

enpas - deadlock 

enpasyan - impatient 

enpav - loafer 

enpe, kèk - some 

enpe - little 

enpe - odd 

enperyalis - imperialist 

enplije - implicate 

enplore - plead 

enplwaye - hire 

enposib - impossible 

enpòt kijan - somehow 

enpòtan, konsekan - important 

enpòtan, gran - famous 

enpòtans - importance 

enpresyon - impression 

enpresyone - impress 

enpridan - rash adj

enprime - print v 

ensèk - bug 

ensèk - bug n.

ensektisid - insecticide 

ensilt, (v) joure - insult 

ensipòtab - unbearable 

ensiste - insist 

ensiswatil - amen 

ensite, eksite - abet 

ensite - incite 

enskri - record v 

enskri - register v.

enskripsyon elektè - voter registration 

enskripsyon - registration 

ensolan - insolent 

enstale - install v.

enstale - move into (pronoun) 

enstantane, (n) moman - instant 

enstige - entice v 

Enstiti Franse - French Institue 

enstiti - institute 

enstitisyon - institution 

enstriksyon, lenstriksyon - instruction 

enstriman - device 

entansyon - intention 

entansyon - purpose 

entèdi  - ban v.

entèdiksyon  - ban n.

entèfere - interfere 

entelijan, briyan - bright 

entelijan - clever 

entelijan - intelligent 

entelijan - smart 

entènasyonal  - international 

enterese - eager 

enterese - interest 

entimide - daunt v 

entrepriz - firm n 

entrèronp, koupe - interrupt 

entrige - fascinate 

entwodiksyon - introduction 

envante - invent 

envite - guest 

envite - invite 

envizib - invisible 

envoke - invoke 

epè - dense 

epè - fat 

epè - thick 

epi, e - and 

epi - since 

epoutan - however 

er kondisyone - air conditioning 

eran - vagabond adj

erè, fòt - error 

erè, (v) perime - lapse 

ere - happy 

erè - mistake 

erente - frazzle 

eritaj - inheritance 

eritye - inherit 

esans - extract 

esans - extract n 

esè, tantataif - attempt n 

eseye - try v 

eskalye - stair 

eskize - apologize 

esklavaj - slavery 

eskli, retire - exclude 

eskolè - scholastic 

eskòte - escort v 

eslogan - slogan 

espas - space 

espere - hope (v)

esperyanse - go through 

espesaylman - especially 

espesifik - specific 

espesyal, patikilye - particular 

espesyal - especial 

espesyal - special 

esplwate - exploit 

espontaneman - spontaneously 

esprè - deliberate adj

esprè - on purpose 

espresyon - utterance 

espri, lwa,  - god 

espri - mind 

espyon - spy 

espyonaj - espionage 

estanda - standard 

estansyon - extention 

estati - status 

estatistik - statistic 

estim - esteem 

estime, valye - estimate v 

estime - appraise 

estipid - stupid 

estope, rete - stop 

estraòdinè - uncommon 

estrateji - strategy 

estrilti - structure 

estropye - cripple v 

eta - state n 

èt - made 

etabli, tabli, (liquid) poze, - settle v 

etabli - establish 

etache - detach 

etaj - floor 

etaj - story (floor) 

etajè - rack 

etajè - shelf 

etalaj - array 

etale - display v 

etan - being 

etanda - stand n 

etann, ouvri - extend 

etann, blayi - lay 

etann - expande 

etap - stage 

etay - detail 

ete, lete - summer 

etèmine, antete - determined 

etènel - eternal 

etenn, tranpe, (thirst) koupe swaf - quench 

etenn - off 

etenn - put 

etènye - sneeze v 

etidye - study 

ètograf - spelling 

etonan - amazing 

etone, siprann - astonish 

etone - wonder v 

etranj - foreign 

etranj - strange 

etranj - unknown 

etranje - alien n 

etranje - foreigner 

etwal, zetwal - star 

etwat, jennen, jis - narrow 

etwi, kraze - destroy 

evade, sove, mawon - evade 

evalue, estime - appraise 

evalyasyon - estimate n 

evalyasyon - evaluation 

evalye - evaluate 

evalye - grade 

evedan, aklè - obvious 

evenman - event 

eveye - alert 

eveye - alert adj

evidan, aklè - evident adj

evite, anpeche - prevent 

evite, detounen - avert 

evite - avoid 

evolisyon - evolution 

Ewèp de Lès - Eastern Europe 

Ewèp Oksidantal - Western Europe 

Ewopeyen - European 

ezespere, atoufè - desperate 

ezitan, pridan - chary v 

ezite - hesitate 

F



fab - fable 

fabrike - do

fabrike - make 

fabrike - make v 

fabrike - manufacture v 

fache, deranje, trouble - upset 

fache, boude - pout v.

fache, fou - mad 

fache - angry 

fache - mean 

fache - mean adj 

fakilte - faculty 

faktè - postman 

falèz - cliff 

familyarize, abitwe - accustom 

familye - colloquial 

famin, grangou - famine 

famin - dearth 

fanatik - admirer 

fanatik - admirer 

fanatik - bigot 

fanatik - fond 

fanm, fi, madanm, (pl. medanm) - woman 

fanm - female n 

fanm - wife 

fanmi - family 

fanmi - parent 

fanmi - relative 

fann - cleave 

fant - cavity 

fant - crack n 

fant - crack 

fant - gap 

fantom, zonbi - ghost 

farin - flour 

farinen - drizzle v 

farinen - misty rain 

fase - erase 

fasil - easy 

fasil - facile 

fasilite - simplify 

fasilman - easily 

fasine, entrige - fascinate 

fason, jan - manner 

fason - approach n 

fason - approach 

fatig - fatigue 

fatig - weariness 

fatigan - tedious 

fatige - tire v 

fatige - tired 

fatra  - trash n 

fatra, dezòd - mess 

fatra - refuse n 

fatra - rubbish 

favè - favor n 

favorab - auspicious 

favorize - condone 

fayit - doom 

faz - phase 

fè djòlè - bawl 

fè prosè - suit v 

fè lasisiy - lure 

fè konesans - meet 

fè jwenn - procure 

fè lajan - earn 

fè pitit - procreate 

fè atansyon - heed 

fè lasisiy - entice 

fè tèt - get a haircut 

fè pati - belong 

fè travay - perform 

fè sikile - emit 

fè egzèsis - drill v 

fè kous - race v 

fè konesans - acquaint 

fè laviwonn - orbit v 

fè kado - give away 

fè fache - anger v 

fè, fabrike - do 

fè jouda - peep v 

fè ront - humiliate 

fè konfyans - trust v 

fè jwenn - procure 

fè djòlè - bawl 

fè lajan - earn 

fè pè - scare 

fè, fabrike - make v 

fè apèl, cham - appeal (legal) n 

fè sikile - emit 

fè santinèl - watch, to keep 

fè konpliman - congratulate 

fè youn vire - take a walk 

fè lasisiy - lure 

fè konesans - meet 

fè djòlè - brag 

fè bab, raze - shave 

fè egzèsis, fose - exert 

fè sote, pantan - astound 

fè lekti - read 

fè sonje - remind 

fè lajan - earn 

fè konesans - meet v 

fè djòlè - brag 

fè - iron 

fèb - bleak 

fèb - feeble 

fèb - weak 

fèjefou, fèsiyo - wink 

fèm , solid - solid 

femèl chen - bitch 

femèl - female adj

fèmen  - close v 

fèmen, bouche - enclose 

fèmen - shut v 

fen, file, pike - keen 

fen, sauit - sequel 

fen, bout - end 

fen - fine 

fen - fine adj

fen - thin 

fenèt - window 

fennen - fade adj

fennen - wither 

fente, pran pòz - feign 

fènwa - obscure 

feodal - feudal 

feròs, terib - fierce 

feròs - ferocious 

fèsiyo - wink 

fèt, anivèsè - anniversary 

fèt - party 

fèt - to be born 

fete - celebrate 

fètil - fertile 

fevriye - February 

fèy - leaf, page 

ffyèl, bil - gall 

fi, madanm, (pl. medanm) - woman 

figi, po figi, jou - cheek 

figi - face n 

figire, imajine - picture v 

fiks - fixed 

fiks - steady 

fikse, gade fiks - stare 

fikse, kontanple - gaze 

fiksyon - fiction 

fil elektrik, kab - wire 

fil arenyen - cobweb 

fil - thread n 

fil - yarn 

filange - mince 

filareye - web 

file, pike - keen 

file, pwenti, bwòdè, koupe - sharp 

filozòf - philosopher 

filozofi - philosophy 

filozofik - philosophical 

fimen - smoke v 

fimye - dung 

fimye - muck 

final - final 

finalman - finally 

finansyè - financial 

fineray - funeral 

fini - finish 

firye - furious 

fis - son 

fisèl, kòd - string 

fizi - rifle 

fizik - physical 

fizyoloji moun - human phisiology 

flanbo - bongfire 

flanke deyò - chuck 

flanm - blaze 

flanm - flame 

flannen - loaf (v)

flannen - rove 

flannen - wander 

flè mayi - cornflower 

flè, solèy - sunflower 

flè - bloom 

flè - flower n 

flèch, javlo - dart n 

flèch - arrow 

flechi, tresayi - flinch v 

fleri - flower v 

flèv, dlo, larivyè - river 

flote - drift 

flote - float 

flote - wave v 

fo, pa vre, manti - false 

fò, entelijan - smart 

fò - brilliant 

fo - have to 

fò - loud 

fò - must 

fò - must v 

fò - prominent 

fò - strong 

fobou - suburb 

fòje - wrought 

fòm - form n 

fòmann - foreman 

fòme - form v 

fòme - machine v 

fon, byen panse - profound 

fon, anba, bounda bough  - bottom 

fon - deep 

fondamental - fundamental 

fondasyon, baz  - base 

fondman legal - foundation 

fonksyone - function v.

fonksyone - function 

fonn, amalgame - merge 

fonn - melt 

fonse, nwa - dark 

forè, rakbwa - forest 

fòs  - force n 

fòs, kouraj, pwisans - strength 

fòs - effort 

fose - exert 

fòse - force v 

fòse - strain v 

fòt, defo - fault n 

fòt - error 

fotèy, dodin - armchair 

fòtin, byen - wealth 

fòtin - fortune 

foto, pòtre - photograph 

foto, pòtre - picture n 

fotokopye - xerox 

fou - crazy 

fou - delirious 

fou - insane 

fou - mad 

fou - oven 

fouchèt - fork n 

foujè - fern 

foul  - crowd n 

foumi - ant 

founen  - bake 

founen, pake  - batch 

founi, aprovizyone - cater 

founi - supply v 

foure, etenn - put 

foure, etenn - put 

foure - engage 

foure - hide 

foure - hide v.

foure - insert 

fourni - provide 

fouye - delve 

fouye - dig 

frabrik, izin - manufacture n 

frajil, poud - brittle 

frajil - fragile 

fraka - crash n 

frakti - fracture n 

fran - candid 

fran - frank 

Frans - France 

franse - French 

frape, pouse - bump v.

frape ak pye - kick (v)

frape  - bang v.

frape - hit v 

frape - knock 

frape - rap v 

frape - strike v 

fraz - phrase 

fraz - sentence 

fre, frèch - fresh 

frè (depans) - fee 

frè - brother 

frè - expense (s)

frèch - fresh 

fredi - cold n 

fren - breaks (of car) 

frennen, kontrenn - constrain v 

frèt - cold adj

frèt - cool 

freyè, laperèz - fright 

fri - fry 

frijidè - refrigerator 

friksyonen, irite - chafe v 

fristrasyon - frustration 

fròd - fraud 

fromaj - cheese 

frontyè, bòdi, lizyè - border 

frote, friksyonen, irite - chafe v 

frote, masaje - rub v 

frote - scrub v 

fuit - leak 

fwa - liver 

fwa - time (number of ..)

fwi - fruit 

fwote, kòche - abrade 

fyè - proud 

fyète - pride 
G



gad, jandam, (v) gade, siveye - guard 

gade vit - peek v 

gade, konsidere - regard v 

gade, siveye - guard (v)

gade (anfas), afwonte - face v 

gade fiks - stare 

gade, siveye, veye - watch v 

gade  - raise (cattle)

gade - behold 

gade - glance 

gade - loop (v) 

gade - pay attention 

gadmanje - pantry 

gaga, egare - dumb adj

gaga, mele - confused adj

gaga, mele - confused 

gaga, egare - dumb 

gagè - cockpit 

gaj - pledge n 

galata - loft 

galèt - rock 

galon - gallon 

galope - gallop 

galope - rush (to do) 

gaòt, meli melo - fuss 

garaj - garage 

garanti - pledge v 

garanti - warrant v 

gason, ti gason - boy 

gason - bellhop 

gason - waiter 

gaspiyaj - waste n 

gaspiye - waste v 

gate - spoil v 

gate - spoiled 

gato - cake 

gayan - winner 

gaye, provni, plede - arise 

gaye  - reveal 

gaye - dissipate 

gaye - muss (hair) 

gaye - scatter 

gaye - spread v 

gaz - fuel 

gaz - gas 

gazon - lawn 

geji, (v) tcheke - gauge 

gen konfyans - rely v 

gen, (v) akeri - gain 

gen groje - be greedy 

gen konfyans - confident 

gen vètij - dizzy 

gen lentansyon - intend 

gen anpil, abonde - abound 

gen konfyans - confident 

gen kouraj, fò - strong 

gen, (v) akeri - gain 

gen pitye - clement 

gen mwayen - afford 

gen konesans - conscious adj

gen - there is, are

genlè, parèt, sanble - appear 

genlè menm - similar 

genyen, posede, fè lajan - earn 

genyen, gen - there is, are

genyen - have 

genyen - own 

genyen - vanquish 

genyen - win v 

gèp - hornet 

gèp - wasp 

gildiv, toujou - still 

glas - frost 

glas - ice 

glas - mirror 

glase, konjile - freeze 

glise - creep 

glise - creep v 

glise - glide 

glise - slide v 

glise - slip v 

glòb - globe 

glorifye - praise v 

gòch, maladwa - clumsy adj

gòch - awkward 

gòch - left 

gode - cup 

gòj - throat 

gòje, (v) vale - gulp 

gòlf, bè - bay 

gonmen - gum (v)

goonm, chiklèt, (v) gonmen - gum 

gou, asezonman - relish n 

gou - flavor 

gou - preference 

gou - savor 

gou - taste n 

goud - gourde (money)

gouman - glutton 

gouman - greedy 

gouman - quarrel 

goumen, batay - fight n

goumen - brawl 

gout - drop n 

goute - snack n 

goute - taste v 

gouvène - govern 

gouvènman - government 

gouvènmantal - governmental 

gra, epè - fat 

gra - plump 

grad, diplòm - degree 

grad (v) evalye, nivle - grade 

grad - rank n 

gradye - graduate v.

grafouyen - scratch v 

graje, fwote, kòche - abrade 

graje - grate 

gran, gwo - great 

gran, laj , sifizan - ample 

gran-papa - grandmother 

gran - famous 

grandi - grow 

grangou, famin - dearth 

grangou, mouri grangou - starve 

grangou - avid 

grangou - famine 

granmoun - adult n 

granmoun - elder 

granmoun - mature 

grann - grandmother 

granpe - climb 

grap, pakèt - bunch 

grap - cluster 

gras a dye - thank god 

grate, rafle - scrape v 

grate - itch (v)

gratèl, (v) grate - itch 

gratis - free 

gratis - free.(of charge)

grav (n) tonm - grave 

grave - engrave 

grenn pa grenn, (n) oun, endividi - individual grenn  - testicle 

grenn, plan - seed 

grenn - berry 

grenn - grain 

grenn - nut 

grenn - pill 

grenn - single 

grenn - unit 

grès kochon, la - lard 

grès, (ve) grese - grease 

grese - grease (ve)

gri - gray 

grie - grilled 

grif - claw n 

grif - paw 

grip - flu 

griye - parch v 

griyen - giggle 

gro kay - mansion 

gro moso - lump 

gro kay - mansion 

gro; gran - big 

gro - huge 

gronde, ranmi, gwonde - roar v 

gròs - pregnant 

grosè, dimansyon - size n 

grosoulye, grosye - rude 

grosye - crude adj

grosye - crude 

grosye - rude 

gròt - cave 

Gwantanamo - Guantanamo 

gwo - great 

gwonde, mare min - frown v 

gwonde - growl v 

gwonde - roar v 

gwòs - expecting 

gwoupe - group (v)

H



hanache - to harness 

hanpyon - champ 

hat - kitten 

hèz - seat 

hòv  - bald 

I



ibanizasyon - urbanization 

idantifye - identify 

idantite - identification 

ide - discharge 

ide - idea 

idonk - whence 

idyo, bèt - daft 

idyo - blockhead 

idyo - idiot 

il, zile - island 

ile - flirt 

ile - whet 

ilejitim, deyò - illegitimate 

imaj - image 

imajinasyon - imaginatiom 

imajine - fancy v 

imajine - imagine 

imajine - picture v 

imanite, limanite - mankind 

imans - immense 

imedyat - immediate 

imedyatman - immediately 

imen - human 

imid, mouye - humid 

imid, mouye - moist 

imigran - immigrant 

imigrasyon - immigration v.

imitasyon - imitation 

imite - imitate 

imoral - immoral 

imòtèl - immortal 

inegal, ansibreka - uneven 

ini, mare - unite 

inifye - unify 

inisyal, premye - initial 

inite, grenn - unit 

inite - unity 

initil - useless 

inivèsite - university 

inondasyon, lavalas - flood n 

inosan - innocent 

inoubliyab - unforgettable 

inyon, maryaj, sendika - union 

 iresponsabilite - irresponsibility 

irige, awoze - irrigate 

irite, anmède - peeve v 

irite - chafe 

irite - chafe v 

irite - irritate 

is, jiska, jiskaske - until 

isit, men - here 

isit-la-menm - right there 

isit-menm - right here 

istansil - utensil 

istorik - historic 

istwa, fab - fable 

istwa dròl - adventure 

istwa, kont - story 

istwa, kont - tale 

istwa dròl - adventure 

Istwa Etazini - U.S. History 

italyen - Italian 

itil,(adv) sou la men - handy 

itil - useful 

itilite - utility 

itilize - use 

iwonilman - ironically 

iwonize - ironically, speak 

ize, dokazyon, dezyèm men - used 

izin - manufacture n 

izin - manufacture 

iznevyèm - nineteenth 

J



jaden flè - landscape 

jaden - farm 

jaden - field 

jadinye - gardner 

jagon - jargon 

jagon - slang 

jakèt, kostim - jacket 

jako - parrot 

jalou - jealous 

jamè, janm, pa janm - never 

jan - manner 

jan - type 

janbon - ham 

jandam, (v) gade, siveye - guard 

jandam - cop 

jandam - officer 

janm, pa janm - never 

janm, janmen - ever 

janm - leg 

janmen - ever 

janti, soupl - gentle 

janti - kind 

janti - nice 

janti - polite 

janvye - January 

jape  - bark v 

javlo - dart 

javlo - dart n 

je pete - blind 

je pete - blind n. 

je, zye - eye 

jèbè - baby food 

jedi - Thursday 

jefò, fòs - effort 

jele - jelly 

jemi - moan 

jemi - wail 

jèn, jenn - young 

jen - June 

jeneral - general 

jenere - bouquet 

jenere, pwodui - generate 

jenere - generous 

jenetik - genetics 

jenèz - genisis 

jenn gason - chap (young man) 

jenn - embarrassment 

jenn - young 

jennen, jis - narrow 

jennen - burden (oneself) 

jennen - embarrass 

jennen - uncomfortable, feel 

jennjan - lad 

jenou - knee 

jeografi - geography 

jeometri - geometry 

jete, voye - cast v 

jete - dump v 

jeyan - giant 

Jezuit - Jesuit 

ji - juice 

jidisye - judicial 

jij, (v) jije - judge 

jije - judge (v)

jijman - judgment 

jijman - verdict 

jimnastik - gymnastic 

jimo - twin 

jinyò - junior 

jip - skirt 

jire, sèmante - swear 

jiri - jury 

jis, aptopriye - apt 

jis, legal, (time)

jis, jiska - till 

jis, ekitab - fair adj

jis - even adj

jis - even 

jis - narrow 

jiska, jiskaske - until 

jiskaske - until 

jistifikasyon - plea n 

jistifye, eksplike - account (v)

jistifye - justify 

jistis - justice 

jiwi, rejwi, benefisye - enjoy 

jodi - today 

jòn - yellow 

jònze - yolk 

jou, jounen - day 

jou - cheek 

jouk - up to 

joumou, kalbas - squash n 

jounal pèsonèl - diary 

jounal, dosye, (v) note - og 

jounalis - journalist 

jounen - day 

joure, avèti - admonish 

joure, modi - curse v 

joure - blame 

joure - blame v.

joure - castigate v 

joure - castigate 

joure - insult (v)

jovyal - mellow 

Juli - Julie 

juyè - July 

jwe ak - fiddle v 

jwè - gamble 

jwe - joke around 

jwe - play

jwenn - find 

jwenn - locate 

jwenn - reach v 

jwèt - game 

jwèt - toy 

jwif - jew 

Jwif - Jewish 

K



ka, kès, bwat - case 

ka galon, ka - quart 

ka - quart 

kab, telegram - cable 

kab - wire 

kabann - bed 

kabicha - nap 

kabin - cabin 

kabinaj bwa - junkwood 

kabinè - office 

kabrit - goat 

kabwèt - carriage 

kach  - cash n 

kach  - cash 

kache, sere, foure - hide v.

kache - conceal 

kachèt - cache 

kacho - jail 

kadans - beat 

kadans - cadence

kadav - corpse 

kadinal - cardinal 

kadna, (v) kadnase, bloke - lock 

kadna - padlock 

kadnase, bloke - lock (v)

kado, don - gift 

kado - present n 

kafe, bistro - pub 

kafe  - bar 

kafe, bwat - cafe 

kafe - coffee 

kafou - intersection 

kajole - coax v 

kakas - carcass 

kal - bit 

kalalou - okra 

kalamite - calamity 

kalbas - gourde (food)

kalbas - squash n 

kale - beat v.

kale - beat 

Kalifòni - California 

kalifye - qualify v.

kalite, tèl - such 

kalite - attribute n 

kalite - quality 

kalkile - calculate 

kalm - calm 

kalmason - snail 

kalme - calm v 

kalòj - cage 

kalomnye - slander 

kalonnen - pelt v 

kamera, kodak - camera 

kamyon - truck 

kan sa - so-so 

kan, kilè, likè - when 

kanape - couch 

kanbriyolè - burglar 

kandida - candidate 

kangourou - kangaroo 

kanistè - can n 

kanmarad - commarade 

kanmenm - indeed 

kanna - duck 

kann - cane 

kannay - scoundrel 

kanno - gun 

kanpagn - campaign 

kanpe - pick v (something up)

kanpe - raise v 

kanpman - camp n 

kanson - pants 

kanson - slack n 

kantin - canteen 

kantite - quantity 

kaoutchou - rubber 

kaoutchou - tire n.

kap - kite 

kapab - able 

kapab - can v 

kapacite - capacity 

kapital - capital 

kapon - coward 

kapris - fad 

kapris - whim 

kaptif - captive 

kaptire, bare - capture v 

kaptive - captivate 

kapwonnen - faith v 

karakteristik, mak - feature 

karakteristik - characteristic 

karakterizasyon - characterization 

karakterize - characterize 

karant - forty 

karate - karate 

kare, odasye, temerè - bold 

kare - plain adj

kare - square adj

karès - caress n 

karòt - carrot 

karyè - career 

karyè - quarry 

kase ande - asunder 

kase, kraze, brize, separe - break v.

kase boujon - nip 

kase - slim down 

kaskèt - chap n 

kasròl, bonm - pan n 

kat jwe - card 

kat fwa - quadruple 

kat, kat jwe - card 

kat - four 

kat - map 

katolik - catholic 

katreven - eighty 

katrevendis - ninety 

katye (adj) onka - quarter 

kav, gròt - cave 

kav - cellar 

kavya, ze - caviar 

kaw, boustabak - raven 

kay - dwelling 

kay - house 

kazèn  - barracks 

kazino - casino 

kazwèl - timid 

ke, ki - which 

ke bèf - oxtail 

kè, mitan - heart 

ke - tail 

kèk - few 

kèk - some 

kèlkeswa - whatever 

kenbe, sere - keep 

kenbe  - catch 

kenbe - contend v 

kenbe - contend 

kenbe - endure 

kenbe - hang (in there) 

kenbe - hold 

kenbe - withhold 

kenz - fifteen 

kèplen, noze - qualm 

kès, bwat - case 

kesyon, (v) kesyone - question 

kesyon, lyezon - affair 

kesyone - question (v)

keyi - pluck 

ki - which 

Kiba - Cuba 

kibò - where 

kichoy - something 

kidnape, anlve - abduct 

kijan, kòman - hoe 

kijan - how 

kikote, kibò - where 

kilè, likè - when 

kilès, ke, ki - which 

kilès - who 

kilomèt - kilometer 

kilt  - cult 

kilti, koutcha - culture 

kiltivatè; abitan - farmer 

kimoun, kilès - who 

kirye - curious 

kisa - what 

kite, lese, pati, sotu - leave 

kite, lage - let v.

kite, lage - quit 

kite - abandon 

kite - break up (relationship) v.

kiyè - spoon 

kizin, lakizin - kitchen 

kizinye - cook (male) n 

kizinyè - cook (female) n 

klakxonn - horn 

klarifye - clarify v 

klas - class 

klase - range v 

klasik - classic 

klè, transparan, nèt - clear adj

klè, kare - plain adj

klè - distinct 

klè - explicit 

kle - key 

klèje - clergyman 

klere, eklere - bright adj

klere, fò - brilliant 

klere, briye - shine v.

klere -  light up

klere - flash v 

klere - sparkle c

klik - gang 

klima, tan - weather 

klòch, kòch - bell 

kloròks - bleach 

klou, (v) kloure - nail 

kloure - nail (v)

knoje - holiday 

kò kraze - lassitude 

kò  - body 

kò - self 

koabite - cohabit v 

kòb - money 

kòbi; santim ò - cent 

kòch - bell 

kòche, rape - rasp v 

kòche - abrade 

koche - flay 

koche - skin v.

kochon - hog 

kochon - pig 

kochon - pork 

kochon - swine 

kòd  - cord n 

kòd postal - zip code 

kòd - rope 

kòd - string 

kodak - camera 

kòde - plait v 

kodenn - turkey 

koefisyan - coefficient 

koèsan - merchant 

kòf - trunk 

kòfrefò - safe n 

koka kola - Coka-cola 

kòk - coconut 

kòk - rooster 

koken - artful 

koken - knave 

koken - rascal 

kokenn - fantastic 

koki - shell 

kòkraz - sore 

kòl, chenn - collar 

kola - kola 

kolabore, soutni - collaborate v 

kolasyon, dejne - breakfast 

kole zorèy - perk up ones ears 

kole, ajoute - append 

kòlè, kout san - anger n 

kole - attach 

kòlè - bile 

kole - couple v 

kole - couple 

kole - flush adj

kole - glue v.

kole - piece v 

kolekte - collect 

koli - pack n 

kolon, depwen - colon 

kolòn, pilye - column n 

kolonèl - colonel 

kolonyal - colonial 

kolore - color v 

kolore - dye 

kom, menm ak - as 

kòman, konbyen - how much 

kòman - hoe 

komandan - commander 

kòmande, òdone - commend v 

kòmande - command v 

kòmande - lead 

kòmande - order v 

kòmande - rule v 

kòmann - command n 

kòmann - order n 

kòmanse - begin 

kòmanse - commence 

komen - common 

komès, negòs - commerce 

komèt - commit v 

komik, desen anime - cartoon 

komik - funny 

komik - silly 

kominal - communal 

kominate - community 

kominikasyon - communication 

kominike - communicate v 

komisyon - commission 

komisyon - purchase 

komisyon - purchase n 

kòmsi - as if 

komunyon - communion 

kon sa - as that 

kon  - like 

kòn, klakxonn - horn 

konbit, rasanbleman - gathering 

konbyen - how many 

konbyen - how much 

kondane - condemn 

kondane - convict n 

kondi - pipe v 

kondiktè - driver 

kondisyon - condition 

kondisyone - conditioned 

kondui - conduct v 

kondui - drive 

konduit - conduct n 

konekte - connect 

konesans, save - knowledge 

konesans, zanmi - acquaintance 

konesans - understanding 

konèy - advice 

kònèy - crow 

konferans - conference 

konfese - confess v 

konfime - confirm 

konfiti - preserve n 

konfizyon - confusion 

konfò, amenajman - amenity 

konfò - comfort n 

konfòm - conform adj

konfòme - conform v 

konfòtab - comfortable 

 konfwonte - confront v.

konjekti - conjecture n 

konjeste, bouche - congest 

konjeste, bouche - congest v 

konjige - conjugate 

konjile - freeze 

konjwen - conjoin n 

konkeri - conquer 

konkli - conclude 

konklizyon - conclusion 

konkou, konpetisyon - competition 

konkou - contest n 

konkou - contest 

konkrè - concrete adj

konmarad - comrade 

konn - used to 

konnen - know 

konomi domestik - home economics 

konpanyi - company 

konpare - compare 

konparezon - comparison 

konpayon - escort n 

konpetan - capable 

konpetisyon, konkou - contest n 

konpetisyon - competition 

konplè - complete adj

konplete - complete v 

konplètmen - wholly 

konplike - complicate 

konplike - elaborate adj

konplote - plot v 

konpòte - behave 

konpòtman - behavior 

konpoze, alyaj - compound n 

konpoze - compose v 

konprann, konpreyansyon - comprehension 

konprann - comprehend 

konprann - understand 

konprann - wit 

konpreyansyon - comprehension 

konsa menm, vrèman - really 

konsa -  like this/that

konsanti, dakò - agree 

konsanti - consent 

konsantrasyon  - concentration 

konsantre - concentrate 

konsekan - important 

konsèp - concept 

konsèy - council 

konseyev - advisor 

konsidere - consider 

konsidere - regard v 

konsila - consolate 

konsilte, mande konsèy - consult v 

konsole - console v 

konsolide - consolidate 

konsonmen - smoulder 

konstan, èmanan - constant adj

konstant - constant n 

konstitisyon - constitution 

konstitisyonèl - constitutional 

konstitye - constitute v 

konstrui - construct v 

konstwi - build 

konstwiksyon - construction 

konsyans - conscience 

kont, opoze - against 

kont, (v) jistifye, eksplike - account 

kont - enough adv

kont - enough 

kont - story 

kont - tale 

kontamine - contaminate 

kontan, ere - happy 

kontan - cash adj

kontan - glad 

kontan - jolly 

kontanple, gade - behold 

kontanple - gaze 

kontantman, lajwa - joy 

konte - count v 

kontinye - continue 

kontinye - proceed 

kontni - content n 

kontòsyone - contort 

kontoune - bypass v 

kontra - contract 

kontraryete, chagren - chagrin n 

kontre ak, fè konesans - meet 

kontre ak, fè konesans - meet v 

kontrè, opoze - contrary 

kontre - encounter 

kontredi, kontrekare - contravene 

kontredi - contradict 

kontrekare - contravene 

kontrenn - coerce 

kontrenn - constrain 

kontrenn - constrain v 

kontribye - contribute 

kontrole, egzamine - examine 

kontrole - inspect 

konvalesans - remission 

konvansyon - convention 

konvansyon - couvenant 

konvansyon - couvenant n 

konvenk - convince 

konvnab - proper 

konvoke, reyini - convene 

konvoke - summon 

konvwate - lust 

konyak - cognac 

konyensidans - coincidence 

kopi - copy n 

kopye - copy v 

kòrèk - correct adj

koresponn, ekri - correspond 

koridò, òl - hall 

korije, revize - revise v 

korije - amend 

korije - correct v 

kòronp - bribe 

koryas - coarse 

kostim - jacket 

kostim - suit 

kòt, zokòt - rib 

kòt a kòt - side by side 

kote, andwa - place n 

kote - side n 

koton - cotton 

kou, (v) frape ak pye - kick 

kou, kan, kilè, likè - when 

kou ( a hit with a stick = kou d baton) hoarse  - hit n 

kou, chòk - blow n.

kou - bump n.

kou - bump 

kou - neck 

kou - time 

koub - curve 

koube - bend 

koube - bow v 

kouche, etann, blayi - lay 

kouche - go to bed 

kouche - set (the sun ...s) 

koud,  (seeds) simen - sew 

koud - elbow 

koud - join 

koukou - owl 

koukouy - firefly 

koulè - color n 

koule - dive 

koule - flow 

koule - leak v 

koule - run down v.

koule - sink v 

koulèv - serpent 

koulèv - snake 

kounye-a - now 

kounye-a - presently 

koup, pè - couple n 

koupab - guilty 

koupe swaf - quench (thirst)

koupe, kase boujon - nip 

koupe -  love, make 

koupe - chop v 

koupe - cut v 

koupe - incise 

koupe - interrupt 

koupe - sex, to have 

koupe - sharp 

kouraj, pwisans - strength 

kouraj - courage 

kouraj - mettle 

kouran  - fluent 

kouran elektrik - current n 

kouran - current adj

kourandè - draft n 

kouri dèyè, chase - chase v 

kouri, prese - hurry 

kouri ale bè rout - run away v.

kouri - run 

kous - course n 

kous - race (contest) n 

kousen - cushion 

kout  - concise 

kout san - anger 

kout chapo - salute 

kout  - concise 

kout fwèt - lash 

kout san - stroke n 

kout san - anger n 

koutcha - culture 

koute - cost v 

koute - listen v.

koutje - regard n 

kouto - knife 

koutpwen - jab 

koutwa - courteous 

koutye - broker 

kouvèti, proteksyon - cover n 

kouvèti, bouchon - lid 

kouvèti, lenn - quilt 

kouvèti - blanket 

kouvri ak kouch - coat v 

kouvri - cover v 

kouzen - cousin (male) 

kouzin - cousin (female) 

kòz, lakòz, rezon - cause 

koze - chat v 

koze - conversation 

koze - talk n 

koze - talk v 

krache - saliva 

krache - spit v 

krak, fant - crack n 

krake - creak v 

kranpe, (up) leve-kanpe - stand v 

kranpon - clamp n 

krapo - frog 

kras, pousyè, salte - dirt 

kras - filth 

kras - stingy 

kravat - tie n 

kraze, brize, separe - break v.

kraze, toufe - quash 

kraze, erente - frazzle 

kraze-brize - evil, to d 

kraze - crash 

kraze - crush v 

kraze - destroy 

kraze - mash 

kraze - mash v 

kraze - run over v.

kraze - smash v 

kraze - squash v 

kre - hollow 

kredi - credit n 

kredite - credit v 

kredo  - creed 

krèm - cream 

kretyen, etan - being 

kretyen, etan - being 

kretyen vivan - human being 

kretyen - Christian 

kretyen - creature 

kreyati, kretyen - creature 

kreye - create 

Kreyòl natif natal - authentic Creole 

kreyòl - Creole adj

kreyon - pencil 

kri, grosye - crude adj

kri - raw 

kribich  - crayfish 

krich - jug 

krich - pitcher 

krim - crime 

kriminel - felon 

kripya, ava - avaricious 

krisifye - crucify v 

kriye - cry v 

kriye - sob v 

kriye - weep 

kriye - yell 

kriz - bow

krocha - bent over 

krochi - askew 

krochi - crooked 

krochi - skew 

krout, myèt - crumb 

krout - crust 

krout - rind 

ksite - excite 

kuis  - thigh 

kuiv, leton - brass 

kuiv - copper 

kwa - cross 

kwafè  - barber 

kwaze, elve - breed v 

kwaze - cross v 

kwaze - cross 

kwazyè - cruise 

kwè - believe 

kwè - think 

kwen, bout - edge 

kwen - corner n 

kwense, bare - corner v 

kwòk, zen, (v) kwoke - hook 

kwòk, dan - fang 

kwoke - embrace 

kwoke - hang 

kwoke - hook (v)

kyiyèl, mechan - cruel 

 

L



l`j, (v) ebèje, bay ladesant - lodge 

la pou toutan - forever 

la pou toutan - forever 

la, prezan - present adj

la kochon  - bacon 

la - art 

la - lard 

la - there 

laba - yonder 

labou - mud 

labouyl - porridge 

labrim - mist 

labrin - dusk 

lachanm - senate 

lachas, (v) chase - hunt 

lacho - lime 

ladesant, tonnèl - shelter n 

lafimen - smoke n 

lage, libere - release 

lage, ranvwaye - dismiss 

lage, abondone - give up 

lage, abandone - forsake 

lage - drop v 

lage - let v. 

 lage - loaf v 

lage - quit 

lage - throw 

lage - untie 

lagè - war 

laglwa - glory 

lagras - grace 

laj , sifizan - ample 

laj, liberal - broad 

laj , sifizan - ample 

laj - age n 

laj - large 

laj - wide 

lajan, kach  - cash n 

lajan, kòb - money 

lajan - currency 

lajan - silver 

lajè - width 

lajenès - youth

lajistis, jistis - justice 

lajwa - joy 

lak - lake 

lakay - home 

lake, ke - tail 

lakizin - kitchen 

lakòl - glue 

lakomun - city hall 

lakou siprèm - supreme court 

lakou - court 

lakou - yard 

lakòz, rezon - cause 

lakre - chalk 

lalin - moon 

lalwa, lwa, dwa - law 

lam - blade 

lamòd - fashion 

lamòd - vogue 

lan - annual 

lanbe - lick 

lanbinen, ranse - dawdle 

lanbinen - dally 

lane - year 

lanèj, nèj - snow n 

lanfè - hell 

lang - language 

lang - tongue 

lank - ink 

lanmè, loseyan - sea 

lanmò - death 

lanmou - love 

lanouriti - food 

lantèman, fineray - funeral 

lantouray - fence 

lanuit, nuit - night 

lapè - fear n 

lapè - peace 

lapèch - catch n 

lapen - rabbit 

lapenn - pain 

laperèz - fright 

laplenn - plian n 

lapli - rain n 

lapolis - police 

lapòs - post office n 

laprès - press (news) n 

lapryè - prayer 

lari - street 

larivyè - river 

larouze - dew 

las - asthma 

lasajès - wisdom 

lasante - health 

lase - lace 

lasosyete - society n 

lasoup - soup 

latè, tè - earth 

Laten - Latin 

laterè - terror 

lavalas - flood n 

lavalas - flood 

lavalas - flooding 

lavalas - torrential rain 

lavant - sale n 

lave  - wash v 

laverite, verite - truth 

lavi, vi - life 

lavil - city 

lavil - downtown 

lavil - town 

lavni - future 

lay - garlic 

le pli vit ke posib - as soon as possible 

le, kou, kan, kilè, likè - when 

lè - air 

lè - hour 

lè - time (when) 

lèd, efreyan - hideous 

lèd - ugly 

legal rezidan - legal resident 

legal - illegal 

legal - just  (time) 

legal - legal 

legim - produce n 

legim - produce 

legim - vegetable 

legliz - church 

lejand - caption

leje - light (weight) (adj)

lekèl segondè - high school 

lekòl - school 

lemonn - world 

lendi - Monday 

lenmi - enemy 

lenmi - foe 

lenn - linen 

lenn - quilt 

lenstriksyon - instruction 

lentansyon - intent 

lepase - past 

lès - east 

lese, pati, sotu - leave 

lesiv - wash n 

leson - lesson 

lesovè - savior 

lespir, move zè - spirit 

lèspri - intelligence 

lespwa, (v) espere - hope 

lèst - agile 

lestomak - stomach 

leta, eta - state n 

lèt - letter 

lèt - milk 

lete - summer 

lètkaye - curd 

leton - brass 

lèv - lip 

levanjil - evangel 

leve kanpe - the sun rises 

leve, pouse, soti - protrude 

leve, monte - lift 

leve, drese, kanpe - raise v 

leve-kanpe - stand  (up)

leve - get up 

leve - rise

leve - wake up 

leven - yeast 

leza, zandolit - lizard 

lèz - ease 

leze - light

li, fè lekti - read 

li-menm - herself 

li-menm - itself 

li - he 

li - her 

li - it 

li - she 

lib - free (..of charge) 

liberal - broad 

liberasyon - release n 

libere - release 

libète - freedom 

libète - liberty 

librèman - freely 

lightning bug  - koukouy

likè - liqeur 

likè - when 

likid  - fluid 

likid - liquid 

limanite - mankind 

limen - light v.

limen - on 

limit - extent 

limite - limit v.

limyè  - light

linèt - eyeglasses 

linivè - universe 

liny, tounen - trip n 

lis - list 

lis - smooth 

lisans, pèmi - permit n 

lisid, tèt klè - lucid 

lisid - sane 

lit, boule - struggle n 

lite - perservere 

lite - struggle v 

lite - wrestle 

literati - literature 

liv - book n.

liv - manual n 

liv - pound 

livè - winter 

liy, bò lari - lane 

liy - line 

lizib - legible 

lizyè - border 

lizyè - hedge 

lò - gold 

lòd, kòmann - order n 

lòd - commend n 

lòdè - odor 

loje - accommodate 

lokal, peyi, natif-natal - local 

lokalize, jwenn - locate 

lokatè - tenant 

lòlàj - clock 

lomisyon - errand 

lon tan - a long time 

lon - long 

lonbraj - shade n 

lonbraj - shadow 

lonbrik - belly button 

lonbrik - umbilical cord 

lonè - honor 

longè - length 

lontan - past, in the 

lopital - hospital 

loraj - storm 

loray - thunder 

loseyan, oseyan - ocean 

loseyan - sea 

lòt bò dlo - across the water 

lòt - other 

lòtbò, aletranje - abroad 

lòtbò - beyond 

lotè, ekriven - author 

lote - allot 

lotèl - hotel 

lotòn - autumn 

lotri - lottery 

lou, peze - heavy 

louch - ladle 

lougarou - werewolf 

lous, ous - bear

louvri - open 

luil - oil n 

luile - oil v 

lwa  - god 

lwa, dwa - law 

lwaye  - rent n 

lwaye, (v) lwe - lease 

lwazi - leisure 

lwe - lease (v)

lwe - rent v 

lwen - aloof 

lwen - away 

lwen - far 

lwen - remote adj 

lwès, nan lwès - west 

lyas - bundle 

lyen, (v) relye - link 

lyezon - affair 

lyon - lion 

M



mach - step 

machandaj  - bargaining 

machande  - bargain v.

machande - haggle 

mache, fonksyone - function v.

mache - chew v 

mache - market 

mache - walk v 

mache - work (to function) 

machin, vwati - car 

machin  - machine n 

machin - engine 

machin - vehicle 

machwa - jaw 

machwè - snout 

madanm, (pl. medanm) - woman 

madanm, fanm - wife 

madanm - lady 

madi - Tuesday 

madjigridji - scribble v 

magazen, boutik - shop n 

magazen - store n 

magouy - enigma 

magouyè - lucre 

majik, sanp - magic 

majistra - magistrate 

majò - major n 

majore - overcharge 

majorite - majority 

mak, tach - mark n 

mak - feature 

mak - make n 

makak - monkey 

make - mark v 

make - miss 

mal; move - bad 

mal - ache 

mal - male 

mal - wrong 

malad - ill 

malad - sick 

maladi - disease 

maladwa - clumsy 

maladwa - clumsy adj

malè - misfortune 

malediksyon - curse n 

malen - cunning 

malerezman - unfortunately 

malfini, alfini - hawk 

malfini - eagle 

malgre, byenke - although 

malgre - despite 

malgre - in spite of 

malis - malice 

malkalkile - miscalculate 

malmennen - torture v 

malonnèt - rudeness 

malonnèt - unkind 

malpwòp - nasty

maltrete - harm 

maltrete - mistreat 

malveyan - malevolent 

maman poul - hen 

mamè, chèsè - nun 

manb - member 

manch, (v) manyen, touche, okipe - handle 

manch - sleeve 

manda, chèk - warrant 

mande konsèy - consult v 

mande, sipliye - beg 

mande - ask 

mande - demand v 

mande - request v.

mandyan - beggar 

mango - mango

mani - vice 

manifestasyon - manifestation 

manifoul - manifold 

maniskri - manuscript 

manje , repa - meal 

manje midi - lunch 

manje chiklet - chew gum v.

manje,  lanouriti - food 

manje midi - lunch 

manje - aliment 

manje - eat 

mank, (v) manke - lack 

manke kenbe - almost catch 

manke kenbe - almost (almost catch) 

manke - lack (v)

manm, manb - member 

manman - moth 

mannken - puppet 

mansyo, gro kay - mansion 

mansyone - mention 

mant - mint 

mantal  - mental 

mantalite - mentality 

manti, boul - lie 

manti - false 

manti - fib n 

mantlè, djòlè - liar 

manto - coat n 

manton - chin 

manyak - captious 

manyèl - manual adj

manyen, touche, okipe - handle (v)

manyen - touch v 

manyifik - magnificent 

mare, bande - tie v 

mare, sere, ponyen - clench v 

mare min - frown 

mare, uni - bind 

mare min - frown v 

mare - chained 

mare - fasten 

mare - tie down 

mare - unite 

mare - weave v 

marekaj - marsh 

mari - husband 

maron - brown 

maryaj, sendika - union 

maryaj - marriage 

maryaj - wedding 

marye, kole - couple v 

marye - marry 

mas, gro moso - lump 

mas - March 

mas - mass 

masaje - rub v 

 masakre - masacre 

mask - cloak n 

maske - mask , wear a 

mat - dull 

matant - aunt 

match - match 

match - match n 

matche - match v 

matematik - mathematics 

maten - morning 

matènite - maternity 

materyèl - material adj

materyo, matyè - material n 

Matia - Martinique 

matlo - mate n 

mato - hammer 

matyè, problem - matter 

matyè - material n 

matyè - material 

mawon - evade 

mayi - corn 

mayi - maize 

me - May 

mèb - furniture 

mechan - cruel 

mechan - wicked 

medikal - medical 

medite - meditate 

medya - media (news) 

mefyans - mistrust n 

mefye - beware 

mefye - mistrust v 

mèji - mercury 

mekontantman - discontent 

mèkredi - Wednesday 

melanj - mix n 

melanje, v  mele - mix v 

melanje, mele - entangle 

mele, anbouye - ravel v 

mele - confused 

mele - confused adj

mele - entangle 

mele - mix v 

mele - mixed up 

mele - tangle 

meli melo - fuss 

memwa - memory 

men wi - of course 

men, sepedan, poutan, epoutan - however 

men - but 

men - hand 

men - here 

menas - menace n 

menas - threat n 

menase  - threaten v 

menm, parèy - alike 

menm, parèy - alike 

menm ak - as 

menm - even adv

menm - same 

menm - very (the same)

menmen, papa - enormous 

mennen - bring 

menòt - handcuffs 

mens - slim 

mentni - argue 

mentni - maintain 

mepri - contempt 

meprize - look down on 

meprize - scorn v 

merit - merit n 

merite - deserve 

merite - merit v 

merite - worthy 

mesaj - message 

mesye, moun, nèg, nonm - man 

mèt - may 

mèt - owner 

mete sou pye - put under way 

mete, poze - place v 

mete, depoze, sere, foure, etenn - put 

mete - get down 

mete - wear v 

mètkay - host 

metòd - method 

metrès, sou kote - mistress 

mètri - bruise v 

metrize - master v.

metye, pwofesyon - profession

metye - trade n 

mèvèy - wonder n 

meyè, pi bon - best adj

mezi - measure n 

mezire - measure v 

mi, panno - wall 

mi, apwen - ripe 

mi - mature 

midi - noon 

mijote, konsonmen - smoulder 

mil - thousand 

milisyen - militia man 

militan - militant 

milyon - million 

min - mine n 

minè - minor 

ministe - minister (government)

minit - minute 

minorite - minority 

minrè - ore 

mirak - miracle 

mis - nurse 

misk, musk - brawn 

miskle, muskle - brawny 

mistik - mysterious 

misyon - mission 

misyonè - missionary 

mitan - heart 

mitan - middle n 

miwa, glas - mirror 

miwate - gleam 

miyò - best adv

miyò - best 

mizè - misery 

mizè - wretch 

mizerab - wretched 

mizik - music 

mizik - tune 

mo, pawòl - word 

mò - dead 

mobilizasyon - mobilization 

mòde - bite 

modèl, egzanp - pattern n 

modèl - model 

modele - pattern v 

modere - moderate 

modès - humble 

modi - curse v 

modi - curse 

modi - damn v 

modil, modèl - model 

mòflè - exhaust n 

moke - fun, make .. of 

moke - mock 

mòksis - sullen 

moleste - molest 

moman - instant (n)

moman - moment 

mòn, montay - mountain 

mòn - hill 

mòn - mount 

monnen - change n 

monnen - coin n 

monnonk - uncle 

mons - monster 

monsenyè - archbishop 

mont - watch n 

montan, total - amount 

montan - proceeds 

montay - mountain 

monte grad - promote 

monte paten - skate 

monte - ascend 

monte - ascent 

monte - assemble 

monte - erect 

monte - erect v 

monte - get in a vehicle 

monte - go up 

monte - lift 

monte - ride v 

montre, anseye - teach 

montre - impart 

montre - indicate 

montre - indicate 

montre - instruct 

montre - point v 

montre - show v 

moso, pyès - piece n 

moso, pyès, pati - part 

motè, machin - engine 

motè - motor 

motive - motivate 

mou - soft 

mouch  - fly n 

mouche, soufle, sonnen, vante (the wind ...s) - blow v.

mouchwa - handkerchief 

moulen, mache - chew v 

moulen - grind 

moulen - grinder 

moulen - mill 

mouman - movement

moumou  - bathrobe 

moun mòn - hillbilly 

moun, nèg, nonm - man 

moun, imen - human 

moun, pèp - people 

moun - person 

mouri, mò - dead 

mouri grangou - starve 

mouri - deaden 

mouri - deaden 

mouri - die 

moustach - moustache 

mouton - lamb 

mouton - mutton 

mouton - sheep 

mouvman - motion 

mouye, mwat - damp 

mouye - humid 

mouye - moist 

mouye - moist 

mouye - wet 

move, mal - wrong 

move, fache - mean adj

move tan  - bad weather 

move tan, loraj - storm 

move zè - spirit 

move - evil 

musk - brawn 

muskle - brawny 

mwa - month 

mwat - clammy 

mwat - damp 

mwatye - half (n)

mwayen, dous - mild 

mwayèn - average 

mwayèn - mean n 

mwayen - means 

Mwayennoryan - Middle East 

mwen - me 

mwen - my 

mwenn - least 

mwens, mwenn - least 

mwens - less 

mye, miyò - best adv

myèl, abèy - bee 

myèt - crumb 

N



naje - swim 

nan, non, andedan, a, an - in 

nan mitan, omilye - between 

nan jou ki te (...)-la - on (the day of ) 

nan mwa fevrye lane 1993 - in February 1993 

nan dòmi - asleep 

nan lwès - west 

nan - into 

nan - to 

nanm - soul 

nansid - south 

narin - nostril 

nas - fish trap 

nasyon - nation 

nasyonalite - nationaity 

Nasyonini - United Nations 

natif natal - homespun 

natif-natal - local 

natif-natal - native 

navige - sail v 

nbeli - embellish 

ne - kink 

ne - knot 

ne - node 

nèf - new 

nèf - nine 

nèg, nonm - man 

nèg - fellow 

nèg - guy 

neglijan, vag - lax 

neglije - neglect 

negòs, antrepriz - venture 

negòs, biznis - business 

negòs, biznis - business 

negòs - commerce 

nèj - snow n 

nekoulan - noose 

nèmal - normal 

nemoni - pneumonia 

nen - nose 

nenpòt, oswa - either 

nenpòt, kèlkeswa - whatever 

nenpòt - any 

nepòt kilè - whenever 

nepòt, nenpòt - any 

nesans - birth 

nesesè - necessary

nesesite - must n 

nèt - clear adj

netwaye - clean v 

neve - nephew 

ni ... ni - neither 

ni youn ni lòt, ni ... ni - neither 

ni --- - ni - both and 

ni - nor 

nich - nest 

niche, lanbe - lick 

nikleyè - nuclear 

nimewo - number 

nivle - grade 

nivle - level (v)

nivo, (v) nivle - level 

nizans - nuisance 

nnbèsil, idyo - blockhead 

nominasyon - nomination 

non nò - north 

non, andedan, a, an - in 

non (adj) okenn - no 

non, (v) nonmen - name 

non nò - north 

nonm, chif, nimewo - number 

nonm - man 

nonmen, dezinyen - appoint 

nonmen - name (v)

nonsans - nonsense 

nosif - noxious 

nostalji - home sick 

nosyon - notion 

nòt; biye - bill 

note byen - please note 

note - note (v)

note - note (v)

notis - notice 

nou - our 

nou - us 

nou - we 

noure, bachote - cram v 

nouri, bay manje - feed v 

nouri - nourish 

nout kanson - short n 

nouvèl - news 

nouvo, nèf - new 

Nouyèk - New York 

novanm - November 

noze - qualm 

nsyen, vye - ancient 

nuaj, nyaj - cloud 

nuit - night 

nuizib - malign 

nwa, grenn - nut 

nwa - black 

nwa - dark 

nwaye - drown 

Nwèl - Christmas 

nwi - bother 

nyaj - cloud 

nyès - niece 

O



o diab - to the devil 

obeyi  - obey 

obeyisan  - obedient 

obèz - obese

objè - object

objektif - objective

objktif - goal 

obligatwa - obligatory 

obsede - obsess 

obsèn - obscene 

obsèvayon - observation 

obsève - observe 

obstak - obstacle 

obteni - obtain 

odasye, temerè - bold 

odè, lòdè - odor 

odè -bout

odè

òdinè, selon lizaj - usual 

òdinè, banal - ordinary 

odiyans - audience 

òdone - commend 

òdone - commend v 

oeng, kripya, ava - avaricious 

òf, pari  - bid 

òf - offer n 

ofans - offense 

ofanses - offend 

òfelen - orphan 

ofisye, jandam - officer 

ofri - offer v 

og - note  (v)

òganizasyon - organization 

òganize - arrange 

ogmantasyon, (v) ogmante - increase 

ogmante - add 

ogmante - increase (v)

òj  - barley 

okazyon - occasion 

okenn kote - nowhere 

okenn - none 

okèt  - hiccup 

okipe, pran - occupy 

okipe, afere - busy 

okipe - handle (v)

okipe - handle 

okouran - abreast 

oktòb - October 

òl - hall 

olay - fowl 

olèj - college 

oliv - olive 

olye - instead 

òm - shape 

omilye - among 

omilye - between 

omilye - middle adv

on dire - one would say 

on moman - awhile 

òne, dekore - adorn 

onèt, konvnab - proper 

onèt - honest 

onfle, bonbe - bulge 'v. 

onfwa, yon sèl fwa - once 

onkal - jar 

onlòt, youn lòt - another 

onvèsasyon, koze - conversation 

onz - eleven 

operasyon - operation 

opinyon - opinion 

opòtinite - opportunity 

opoze - against 

opoze - contrary 

optimis - optimist 

oral - oral 

oralman - orally 

oranj, abriko - amber 

orè - scent 

orè - schedule n 

orijin - origin 

orijine - originate v 

orizantal - horizontal 

osede - possess 

oseyan - ocean 

osinon, ou - or 

osinon - else 

ositou - also 

ospitalite - hospitality 

oswa, oubyen, osinon, ou - or 

oswa - either 

otan, kom, menm ak - as 

otan - so 

ote sèy - mourn 

otè, lotè, ekriven - author 

ote-desann - go back and forth 

otès - hostess 

oto, machin, vwati - car 

oto - automobile 

otobis - bus 

òtograf, ètograf - spelling 

otorite - authority 

otorizasyon - authorization 

otorize - allow 

otorize - empower 

otou, anviron, anviwon - around 

ou-menm - yourself 

ou - or 

ou - you 

ou - your 

oubyen, osinon, ou - or 

oun, endividi - individual (n)

ous - bear

out - August 

ouvri - extend 

ouvriye, travayè - worker 

ozetazini - in the U S 

P



pa janm - never 

pa sipriz - aback 

pa vre, manti - false 

pa dakò - differ 

pa janm - never 

pa fon - shallow 

pa dakò - disagree 

pa vre, manti - false 

pa ekzanp - for example 

pa, mach - step 

pa kontan - unhappy 

pa - by (agent) 

pa - not 

padsi - overcoat 

pafen - perfume 

pafwa - sometimes 

paj - page (of book)

Pak - Easter 

pak - park 

pake  - batch 

pake -chaff n 

pake, lyas - bundle 

pake, koli - pack n 

pake  - batch 

pakèt - bunch 

pakèt - package 

pal - dim 

pal - faint adj

pal - pale 

pale - speak 

pale de - speak of

pale, koze - talk v 

palè - parcel n 

palman - parliament 

palmante - parley v 

palpite - beat (heart)

pami, omilye - among 

pan - ours 

panche, apiye - lean 

pandan, tandiske - while 

pandan twa dènye ane-yo - during the last two years 

pandan - during 

panik - panic n 

panike - panic v 

pankat - sign n 

pann, kwoke - hang 

pann - breakdown 

panno - wall 

panse, kwè - think 

panse - thinking 

panse - thought 

pant, enklinasyon - inclination 

pantalon, kanson - pants 

pantalon - trousers 

pantan - astound 

pantan - startle 

pantlon, kanson - slack n 

panye  - basket

panyol, panyèl - Spanish 

panzou pouvwa - seize power 

papa, pè - father 

papa - daddy 

papa - enormous 

pap - pope 

papay - papaya 

papiyon lanp - gnat 

papiyon lanp - moth 

papiyon - butterfly 

papye twalèt - tissue 

paradi - heaven 

paradi - paradise 

paralèl - parallel 

paralize - palsy 

paralize - paralize 

paran, fanmi - parent 

paran, fanmi - relative 

paran - kin 

parapè - rail 

parapli - umbrella 

parayj - betting 

parazit, vèmin - vermin 

pare, detounen - ward 

pare - ready adj

parese - lazy 

parese - sluggard adj

parèt, sanble - appear 

parèy - alike 

pari  - bid 

paryaj - wager n 

parye - bet 

parye - wager v 

pasaje - passenger 

pasdlo, ti rivyè - brook 

pasè tout - than all 

pase - hand v 

pase - happen 

pase - happen 

pase - iron v 

pase - occur 

pase - pass 

pase - sift v 

pase - switch v 

pase - take place 

pasèl, teren - plot (of land) n 

pasifik - pacific 

pasifik - peaceable 

pasifik - peaceful 

pasifikman - peacefully 

paske, akòz - because 

paske - for 

paspò - passport 

pastan, lwazi - leisure 

pastè - minister (religious)

pastè - pastor 

pasyans - patience 

pasyel - partial 

pasyon - passion 

pat zannimo - hoof 

pat farin - dough 

pat, grif - paw 

pataje - share 

patat - (sweet) potato 

patat - sweet potato 

patch, pyès - patch n 

patche, rakomode - patch v 

patè - garden 

pati politik - party 

pati, sotu - leave 

pati, fèt - party 

pati, sotu - leave 

pati - depart 

pati - escape 

pati - part 

pati - take off (leave) (fly)

patikilye - particular 

patikilyeman - particularly 

patinen - skid 

patisipe - partake 

patisipe - participate 

patispasyon - participation 

patisri - pastry 

patnè - chum 

patoje - wade 

patou - everywhere 

patriyot - patriot 

patron - boss 

pave, asfalt - pavement 

pawèl - parole 

pawòl - word 

pay, chalimo - straw 

payas - decoy 

paye - paper 

pé etranje - xenophobia (adj)

pè, prèt - priest 

pè, efreye - afraid 

pè - couple 

pè - couple n 

pè - father 

pè - favor v 

pè - fear v 

pè - pair n 

pèch - peach 

peche - fish v 

pechè - fisherman 

peche - sin v 

peche - sin n 

pechè - sinner 

pedal - pedal n 

pedale - pedal v 

pèdi - lose 

pedi - misguide 

pèfomans - performance 

pemanans - permanance 

pèmèt, otorize - allow 

pèmèt - permit v 

pèmi - permit n 

pèmisyon - permission 

pen, bisuit - bread 

pen grye - toast n.

pen, (v) flannen - loaf 

Pènama - Panama 

penetre, antre - penetrate 

penitan - boring 

pens - pincers 

penti - paint n 

pentire - paint v 

peny - comb 

pèp - people 

pepinyè - nursery (plant) 

peri - perish 

perime - lapse (v)

peròl - wage n 

peryòd, kriz - bow

peryodik - periodic 

pèse - pierce 

pèsekite - persecute 

pèsi - parsley 

pèsiste - persist 

pèsonèl - personnel 

pèsonn - nobody 

pespektiv - outlook 

pèsuade - persuade 

pèt, chagren - loss 

pete, gaye, provni, plede - arise 

pete - burst 

pete - erupt 

pete - explode 

petèt - maybe 

petèt - might adv

petèt - perhaps 

petròl - petrol 

peye - pay 

peyi, natif-natal - local 

Peyi Dayiti - Haiti 

peyi - country (nation) 

peyi - domestic adj

peyi - folk 

peyizaj, jaden flè - landscape 

peyizan, abitan - peasant 

peze - depress 

peze - extort 

peze - heavy 

peze - press v 

peze - weigh 

pi mal - worse 

pi bon - better 

pi grav - even worse 

pi bon - best adj

pi devan - further down 

pi bon - best 

pi....pase - more adv

piblisite - advertisement 

pibliye - publish 

pijon - dove 

pijon - pigeon 

pik - pick n 

pikan - thorn 

pike - keen 

pike - prick v 

piknik - picnic 

pil fatra - dump n 

pil - heap 

pil - pile n 

pilsab - dune 

pilwen - farther 

pilwen - further 

pilye - column n 

pilye - column 

pilye - pillar 

piman - pepper 

pinèz, ensèk - bug n.

pinèz - flea 

pinga! - watch out 

pinga - be careful 

pini, reprimande - punish 

pini - defy 

pini - forbid 

pinisyon - punishment 

pip, tiyo - pipe n 

pirifye - purify 

pis, pinèz - flea 

pisans - might n 

pisans - power n 

pisin - pool 

pisin - swimming pool 

piti, enpe - little 

piti - small 

pitit gason, fis - son 

pitit, timoun - child 

pitit fi, tifi - daughter 

pito - prefer 

pito - rather 

pitye - mercy 

pitye - pity n 

piu - well n 

piyajè - looter 

plafon - ceiling 

plaj - beach 

plake - affix 

plamye - palm 

plan - plan 

plan - seed 

planch - board n.

plannen - pawn 

plant - plant n 

plantasyon, jaden - farm 

plante - plant v 

plas rezève - reserved seat 

plas, espas - space 

plas  - square (plaza) 

plasebo - placebo 

plat - dish 

plat - flat 

platfòm, pon - deck 

plato - valley 

plè kontante, tanpri - please v 

plèd, jistifikasyon - plea n 

plede, enplore - plead 

plede - arise 

plen - fill 

plen - full 

plèn - plane (flat area) 

plenyen - complain 

plezi - delight 

plezi - fun n 

plezi - pleasure 

pli, ne - kink 

pli  - curl 

pli - fold n 

plim - feather 

plim - pen 

plis - more adj

plis - most 

plise - purse v 

pliye, koube - bend 

pliye - fold v 

plizye - many adj

plizye - many 

plizyè - several 

ploi, janti - polite 

plon - lead 

plonje, koule - dive 

plonje, koule - sink v 

plonje - dart v 

plonje - dip 

plonje - plunge 

po  - bark 

po figi, jou - cheek 

po, krout - rind 

po  - hide (n)

pò, waf - harbor 

po - pot 

po - skin 

pobouch, lèv - lip 

pòch - pocket n 

pokè - poker 

polis, lapolis - police 

politik - politics 

politikal - political 

pòm - apple 

pòmdetè - potato 

pon - bridge 

pon - deck 

pon - deck 

ponp gaz - gas station 

ponp - pump n 

ponpe, vole - jump 

ponpe - hop up and down 

ponpe - pump v 

ponyen - clench v 

ponyèt - wrist 

popilasyon - population 

popile - popular 

poro - leek 

Pòroprens - Port-au-Prince 

posede, genyen - own 

posede, fè lajan - earn 

posib - possibly 

posiblite - possibility 

positif - positive 

pòslèn  - china (porcelain) 

poste - post v 

pòt - door 

pòt - entrance 

pòtay - gate 

pote, mete - wear v 

pote, mennen - bring 

pòte, direksyon - range  n 

pote - carry 

pòtè - porter 

poto, pilye - pillar 

poto - post 

pòtre - photograph 

pòtre - picture n 

pou lò m - by myself 

pou pi si - make sure 

pou kont-(pron.) - alone 

pou - in order to 

pou - lice 

poud - brittle 

poud - powder 

poukisa - why 

poul - chicken 

pouli - pulley 

poupale - parley n 

poupe, mannken - puppet 

poupe - doll 

pouri, dekonpoze - decay v 

pouri ke - provided that 

pouri - addle 

pouri - rot v 

pouri - rotten 

pouriti - rot n 

pous - thumb 

pousantaj, to - rate n 

pousantaj - percent 

pousantaj - percentage 

pouse, soti - protrude 

pouse soti - eject 

pouse, soti - protrude 

pouse soti - eject 

pouse  - push v 

pousè dife - monger 

pouse - bump v.

pouse - bump 

pouse - jog 

pouswiv - pursue 

pousyè, salte - dirt 

pousyè - dust 

poutan, epoutan - however 

pòv, endijan - pauper 

pòv - poor 

povrete  - poverty 

pòz - pose 

poze kesyon - ask a question 

poze pye - camp 

poze pye - camp v 

poze - alight v 

poze - place v 

poze, - settle (liquid)  v 

pran pòz - feign 

pran van - get a breath of fresh air 

pran  - to make love

pran hans - attempt 

pran odè, pran sant - smell v 

pran pòz - feign 

pran swen - cherish 

pran sant - smell v 

pran, obteni - obtain 

pran, bare, trape, kenbe  - catch v 

pran hans - attempt v 

pran - get 

pran - occupy 

pran - pick

pran - take v 

pratik - convenient 

pratik - regular customer 

prbab - probable 

pre - near 

preche - evangelize 

predi - predict 

prediksyon - prediction 

prefas - preface n 

prefer, pito - prefer 

preferans - choice 

prejije - prejudice n 

prekosyon - caution 

prekosyon - precaution 

premye - first

premye - initial 

premyèman - first adj

premyèman - first (at first)

premyèman - firstly adv

premyèman - primarily 

prensip - principle 

prensipal, santral - main 

prensipal - major adj

prentan - spring (the season) 

preparasyon - preparation 

prepare - prepare v.

prepare - ready 

preri - meadow 

prese - hurry 

presedan - previous 

presede, vin anvan - precede 

presidan, direkte - chairman 

prèske, prèt pou, (almost catch) manke kenbe - almost 

presye, chè - precious 

prèt pou, (almost catch) manke kenbe - almost 

prèt pou - almost


 

prèt - priest 

pretann, sipoze - allude 

pretann - pretend 

prete - borrow 

prete - lend 

prete - loan (v)

prèv - proof n 

prevni, evite, anpeche - prevent 

prevni, acèti - warn 

prèxke - practically 

prezan - present 

prezan - present adj

prezans - presence 

prezante - (be) present 

prezante - introduce 

prezante - proffer 

prezève  - preserve v 

prezidan - president 

prezide - preside 

pri - cost n 

pri - price 

pridan - chary v 

prim - award 

prin - plum 

privatizasyon - privatization 

prive - private 

priye - pray 

priyoite - priority 

priz kouran - plug n 

priz - dash n 

priz - grip 

prizon - prison 

prklame - proclaim 

prn menm - oneself 

prn pam - mine 

problèm, troub - trouble 

problem - matter 

problèm - puzzle 

pròche - draw near 

profesè - professor 

profesè - tutor n 

profi - profit n 

profite - profit v 

program - show n 

program - spectacle 

projte - forecast v 

prokreye, fè pitit - procreate 

prolonje - prolong 

promenad - drive n.

promès - promise n 

promèt - promise v 

prononse, pwononse - pronounce 

prononse - voice v.

pròp clean  - clean adj

propoze - propose 

propozisyon - clause n 

proprietè, mèt - owner 

propriyete, byen - property 

prospere, rive, reyisi - prosper 

proteje - protect 

proteksyon - cover 

proteksyon - cover n 

protokòl - formality 

prouve  - prove 

provèb, diton - proverb 

provèb, sinonim - byword 

provni, plede - arise 

prp sou - onto 

prp pou, paske - for 

ptit-pitit - grandchild 

puvri, louvri - open 

pwa (rouj)* - bean 

pwa - pea 

pwa - weight 

pwal - hair 

pwason - fish n 

pwatrin - bosom 

pwatrin - chest n 

pwav, piman - pepper 

pwazon - poison n 

pwen, tach - dot 

pwen - fist n 

pwen - point n 

pwenti, egu - acute 

pwenti, bwòdè, koupe - sharp 

pwisans - strength 

pwobabilite - probability 

pwochen - next 

pwodui - generate 

pwofane - profane v.

pwofesyon - profession

pwofesyonel - professional 

pwofondè - depth 

pwogram aprantisaj - apprenticeship program 

pwogram  - program 

pwononse - pronounce 

pwòp - neat 

pwòp - tidy 

pwopriyetè - landlord 

pwosesis - process n.

pwoteste - protest v 

pwototip - prototype 

pwovizyon - grocery 

pye, janm - leg 

pye palmis, plamye - palm 

pye - foot 

pyebwa - tree 

pyès, pati - part 

pyès - piece n 

pyèsteyat - play n 

pyete, ankouraje - encourage 
R



ra - rare adj

rach , aks - axe 

rache, keyi - pluck 

rache, filange - mince 

rache - extricate 

rache - snatch 

rad, gòlf, bè - bay 

rad - clothes 

rad - clothing 

rad - garment 

radi - radish 

radyatè - radiator 

radyo - radio 

radyografi - x-ray 

rafal - gust 

rafle - scrape v 

rafredi - chill v 

raj - rage 

raje  - backwoods 

raje, rak - bush 

raje - weed 

rak, brak - acrid 

rak - bush 

rakbwa - forest 

rakomode - mend 

rakomode - mend v 

rakomode - patch v 

rakonte, relate - relate v 

rakonte, di - tell 

rakonte - narrate 

rale soti - withdraw v 

rale, jemi - moan 

rale, tire - pull 

rale - draw 

rale - extract v 

rale - stretch v 

rale - take out 

rale - zoom 

raman - rarely 

rame - row v 

ran - row n 

randevou - appointment 

ranfòse - reenforce 

ranje, òganize - arrange 

ranje, repare - repair 

ranje - fix 

rankontre, kontre ak, fè konesans - meet v 

rankontre, reyini, koud - join 

rankout - meet n 

ranmase, pran, (something up) kanpe - pick v 

ranmase, trouve - acquire 

ranmase - fork v 

ranmase - gather 

ranmi, gwonde - roar v 

rann kont - find out 

rann kont - ascertain 

rann souf, egzale - exhale 

rann kont - ascertain 

rann, tradui (lang) - render 

ranni - howl 

ranpe, glise - creep v 

ranpe - crawl 

ranpli, akonpli - fulfill 

ransè, voryen - buffoon 

ranse - dawdle 

ranson - ransom 

rantre - accede 

rantre - access 

rantre - access (v)

rantre - get back 

rantre - go in 

ranvwaye - defer 

ranvwaye - dismiss 

ranvwaye - expel 

ranyon - rag 

ranyon - shabby 

rape - rasp v 

rapè - report 

rapid, vit - rapid 

rapid - fast 

rapid - prompt 

rapid - quick 

rapid - swift 

raple, fè sonje - remind 

raproche - close adj

rapyese , rakomode - mend v 

ras kabrit - inbred 

ras, rasmoun - race (species) n 

rasanble, kolekte - collect 

rasanble - accumulate 

rasanble - congregate 

rasanbleman - gathering 

rasin - root 

rasire - reassure 

rasmoun - race (species) n 

rasyon - ration 

rat - rat 

rate - fail 

ravaj - ravage n 

ravaje - ravage v 

ravèt - roach 

ravin, twou - ditch 

ravin - ravine 

rayi - abhor 

rayi - detest 

rayi - hate (v)

rayisman, (v) rayi - hate 

raz, penitan - boring 

raz - bore adj

raz - vague 

razè - broke 

raze - shave 

razwa - razor 

razya - raid 

razya - raid n 

rebèl - rebellious 

rebelyon - rebellion 

rebò - brim 

rechaje - boost 

rechèch - research 

recho - stove 

rèd, san pitye - callous 

rèd, rijid, sèk - rigid 

rèd - tense adj

rèd - tough 

redui, amensi - reduce 

refere - refer v 

refigye - refugee 

refize, rejete - reject v 

refize, bese - decline 

refize - refuse v 

reflechi, panse, kwè - think 

reflechi, debat - deliberate v 

reflechi - ponder 

reflechi - reason v 

refòm - reform v.

refren - chant n 

rega (v) gade - look 

rega, koutje - regard n 

règ - rule n 

regle - take care of 

regrèt - sorry v 

regrete - regret v 

reinyon - meeting 

reisi - succeed 

rejè - reject n 

rejete - reject v 

rejwenn - recover 

rejwi, benefisye - enjoy 

rejyon, zòn - region 

rejyon - zone 

reklam, piblisite - advertisement 

reklamasyon - claim n 

reklame - reclaim 

rekòlt - crop 

rekòlte - harvest

rekomandasyon  - recommendation 

rekòmande - recommend 

rekòmande - urge 

rekomanse - recommence v 

rekonesans - gratitude 

rekonfòte - comfrot v 

rekoni - known 

rekonpans - reward n 

rekonpanse - reward v 

rekreyasyon - recess n 

rekrite - enroll 

relasyon - relation 

relate - relate v 

rele fò  - shout v 

rele sou - rebuke 

rele, kriye - yell 

rele nan 555 - 5555 - call 555-5555 

rele - call v 

relijye - religious 

relijyez, mamè, chèsè - nun 

relye - link (v)

rem tay - waist 

remak - remark n 

remake - reamrk v 

remèd, tretman - cure n 

remèd - remedy n 

remèt, rann, tradui (lang) - render 

remèt - remit 

remèt - submit 

remò - remorse 

remonte, rechaje - boost 

ren - kidney 

rèn - queen 

renmen - like v.

rennen, frennen, kontrenn - constain v 

rense - rinse 

renye - deny 

repa - meal 

repare - repair 

repase - review v 

repati, lote - allot 

repete, fò - prominent 

repete - repeat v 

repitasyon - reputation 

repo - rest n 

reponn - answer v 

reponn - reply v.

reponn - respond 

repons - answer n 

repons - response 

repoze, rete - rest v 

repran, rejwenn - recover 

repran - take back 

represyon - repression 

reprezantatif - representative n.

reprezante - represent v.

reprimande, rele sou - rebuke 

reprimande, chatye, joure - castigate v 

reprimande - punish 

reprimande - scold 

reprize - darn v 

repwodiksyon - reproduction 

rès, repo - rest n 

resan, ajou - up-to-date 

resan - recent 

resèpsyon - reception 

resevwa - receive 

resi, egzak - precise 

residans - residence 

resipwòk - mutual 

resite - recite v.

resò, sous  - spring 

resous - resource 

respè - respect n 

respekte - abide 

respekte - respect v 

respekte - venerate 

respire - breathe 

responsab - responsible 

responsabilite - responsibility 

restan  - remain n 

restan, rès, repo - rest n 

restavèk, bòn - servant 

restavèk - domestic n 

restavèk - maid 

restoran - restaurant 

restrenn - restrict 

retade  - delay 

retade - postpone 

rete, stòp - cease 

rete - live 

rete - remain v 

rete - rest v 

rete - stay

rete - stop 

retire, rale soti - withdraw v 

retire, wete - remove 

retire, pouse soti - eject 

retire - exclude 

retire - exclude 

retounen - return 

retresi - shrink 

rèv  - dream 

revandike - assert 

revanj - revenge 

revann - resell v.

 reve - dream v 

revele, devwale, gaye  - reveal 

reversebacon - back

revèy, lòlàj - clock 

reveye, eksite - arouse 

reveye - awake adj

reveye - rouse 

reveye - wake v 

revi, revisyon - review 

revisyon - review 

revize - revise v 

revoke - fire v 

revoke - impeach 

revoke - impeach 

revolvè, kanno - gun 

reyalite - reality 

reyalizasyon - attainment 

reyalize, reyisi, akonpli - achieve 

reyalize - realize 

reyèl, tout bon - real 

reyini, koud - join 

reyini, rasanble - congregate 

reyini, koud - join 

reyini - convene 

reyini - convene 

reyisi, akonpli - achieve 

reyisi - prosper 

reyisi - prosper 

reyon - beam 

reyon - ray 

rezaj - omen 

rezen - grape 

rezève - reserved 

rezilta - outcome 

rezilta - result 

reziste, sipòte - withstand v 

reziste - resist 

rezon - cause 

rezon - reason n 

rezonab - reasonable 

rezone, reflechi - reason v 

rezone - clang v 

rezoud, solisyone - solve 

ri jòn - grin 

ri anbachal  - chuckle 

ri, lari - street 

ri - laugh 

riban , (v) gade - loop 

riban  - band 

riban - ribbon 

rich - rich 

richès, fòtin - fortune 

rid - wrinkle n 

ridikil - ridicule v 

rido  - curtain 

rijid, sèk - rigid 

rilaks, detann - relax 

ripya, kras - stingy 

riral - rural 

risk, istwa dròl - adventure 

riske - venture v.

rivaj - coast n 

rive  - attain 

rive  - attain 

rive, reyisi - prosper 

rive, reyisi - prosper 

rive, pase - occur 

rive, pase - happen 

rive, jwenn - reach v 

rive - arrive 

rive - befall 

rivyè, flèv, dlo, larivyè - river 

rivyè - creek 

rivyè - stream 

rize, abil - crafty adj

rize, sounwa - sly 

rize  - astute 

rize, koken - artful 

ro - tall 

ròb - dress n 

ròb - gown 

ròch, galèt - rock 

ròch - stone 

rode - prowl v 

ròl - cast n 

ròl - quaint 

roma - lobster 

roman - novel 

romans - romance 

ron, ansèk - circular 

ron - round adj

ronbe - wane v 

ronfle - snore v 

ronje, ran - row n 

ronm - rum 

ront, dezonè - shame n 

ront - ashamed 

ront - blush 

ront - blush 

rote, vomi - belch 

rou, fant - cavity 

rou - wheel 

rouj - red 

rouji, ront - blush 

roule - roll v 

roulo - roll n 

rousi, boule - scorch 

rout - road 

rout - route n 

routine - routine 

rouy - rust n 

rouye - corrode 

rouye - rust v 

rouye - rusty 

roz - pink 

roz - rose 

ruin - ruin n 

ruine - ruin v 

S



sa tout fason - anyway 

sab - sand 

sachè  - bag 

safrete - gluttony 

saj - wise 

sak - sack n 

sakrifis - sacrifice n 

sakrifye - sacrifice v 

sal resèpsyon - reception room 

sal - dirty 

sal - filthy 

sal - soil v 

salad - salad 

salè, peròl - wage n 

salè - income

salè - salary 

salitasyon - greeting 

salte - dirt 

salte - grime 

salye, voye yon kout chapo - salute v 

salye - greet v 

samdi - Saturday 

san pitye - callous 

san pitye - callous 

san souf - breathless 

san, deyò - without 

san konesans - unconscious 

san limit - boundless

san limit -bountiful 

san - blood 

san - hundred 

sanble, genlè menm - similar 

sanble - appear 

sanble - resemble v.

sanble - seem 

sandriye - ashtray 

sandwich - sandwich 

sanisfè - content adj

sann - cinder 

sanp - magic 

sans - meaning 

sans - sense 

sansasyonalis - sensational 

sansasyonalize - sensationalize v.

sansi, vantouz - leech 

sansib - sensible 

sansib - tender adj

sant, orè - scent 

sante, lasante - health 

santi move - reek v 

santi, pran odè, pran sant - smell v 

santi - feel 

santiman - feeling 

santral - central 

santral - main 

santralizasyon - centralization 

sanzatann - freak 

sanzatann - suddenly 

sanzave - ragamuffin 

satire, boure - saturate 

satistè - satisfy v 

sauit - sequel 

savann, plato - valley 

save - knowledge 

savon - soap n 

savonnen - soap v 

se byen - OK 

sè tè youn fwa - once upon a time 

sè - sister 

sechrès - drought 

sede, bay legen - cede 

sedui - seduce 

segonde - assist 

segonn - second (time) 

sèjèy - coffin 

sèjousi - nowadays 

sèk - circle 

sèk - crisp 

sèk - dry 

sèk - rigid 

sekans - sequence 

sekirite - security 

sekrè - secret n 

sekrite - secretary 

sèks - sex 

sèl, annik - only 

sèl, pou kont-(pron.) - alone 

sèl - lone 

sèl - salt 

sele - seal v 

selebre, fete - celebrate 

seleksyone, chwazi - select 

selibatè  - bachelor 

selibatè, grenn - single 

sèlman  - mere adj

sèlman, sèl, annik - only 

selon lizaj - usual 

sèman - oath 

sèmante - swear 

semèn, senmenn - week 

sena, lachanm - senate 

sen - breast 

sen - holy 

sendika - union 

senk - five adj

senkant - fifty 

senkyèm - fifth 

senmenn - week 

senp - simple 

sensè - sincere 

senti, sentiron - belt 

sentiron - belt 

sentiwon - sash 

senyen - bleed 

separe, pataje - share 

separe, detache - apart 

separe tè - parcel v 

separe - break v.

separe - break 

separe - separate adj

separe - separate v 

separe - separately 

separe - split v 

sepedan, poutan, epoutan - however 

septanm - September 

sere, foure - hide 

sere, ponyen - clench v 

sere, foure, etenn - put 

sere, foure - hide v.

sere - keep 

sere - tighten 

seremoni, degre - ritual 

sereng - syringe 

sereyal - cereal 

seri - series 

seriz - cherry 

serye - serious 

serye - vital 

sèt - seven 

sètadi - that is to say 

sètaprèmidi - this afternoon 

sèten, siswafè, si - certain 

sèten, si, asire - sure 

sètènman - certainly 

sètifika - certificate 

sètifye - certify 

sevè - severe 

sèvi ak - have use for 

sèvi - serve 

sèvis - service 

sèvo, tèt - brain 

sèvolan , kap - kite 

sevre - wean 

sèvyèt - napkin 

sèvyèt - towel 

sezi, pantan - startle 

sezi - be suprised 

sezi - seize 

sezi - shocked 

shè, sheri - dear 

sheri - dear 

shofe, anime - brisk 

si, asire - sure 

si - certain 

si - if 

si - sour 

sibi - undergo 

sid, nansid - south 

sifizan - adequate 

sifizan - ample 

siflèt - whistle n 

sigarèt - cigarette 

sijè - subject 

sijere - suggest v 

sijesyon - suggestion 

sik - sugar 

sikisal - outlet 

siklòn - hurricane 

sikoloji - psychology 

sikolojik - psychological 

sikolojikman - psychologically 

sikonstans - circumstance 

sikre - sweet 

siksè - success 

silab - syllable 

silans - hush 

silans - silence 

silèks - flint 

silvouple!, souple! - please! 

siman - concrete n 

siman - surely 

simen - sew  (seeds) 

simen - sow v 

simityè - cemetery 

sinema - cinema 

sinonim - byword 

siperyè - superior 

sipevize - supervise 

sipliye - beg 

sipliye - beseech 

sipliye - yearn 

sipò - aid 

sipò - aid n 

sipòte, soutni - support v 

sipòte - shoulder v 

sipòte - withstand v 

sipoze - allude 

sipoze - assume 

sipoze - suppose v 

sipoziyon - allusion 

siprann - astonish 

siprèm - supreme 

sipriz - surprise n 

sirèt, bonbon - candy 

sirèt - confectionery n 

sirk - circus 
sirote  - sip v 

siryen - Syrian 

sis - six 

sisid - suicide n 

siside - suicide (commit ...) v 

sispann, rete, stòp - cease 

sispann - adjourn 

sispann - stop (doing something)

sispann - suspend 

sispèk  - suspicous 

sispèk - suspect adj

sispekte - suspect v 

sistans, (v) ede - help 

sistèm - system 

siswafè, si - certain 

sitadèl - citadel 

sitèlman, otan - so 

sitiyasyon - situation 

sitron - lemon 

sitwayen - citizen 

siveye, veye - watch v 

siveye - guard (v)

siveye - guard 

siveye - watch for 

sivik - civic 

sivil - civil 

siviv, chape - survive 

sivoke - suffocate 

siwo - honey 

siy, pankat - sign n 

siyati - signature 

siye - wipe 

siyen - sign v 

siyifikasyon, sans - meaning 

sizle, skilte - carve 

sizo - scissors 

skarabe - beetle 

skilte - carve 

skò - score n 

sò, destine - fate 

sòf, eksepte  - barring prep. 

sòf - except 

sokoup - saucer 

solajman, alemye - relief n 

solanèl - solemn 

solda - soldier 

sole - sun 

solèy, sole - sun 

solèy - sunflower 

solid - firm adj

solid - solid 

solisyon, tranpe - solution n 

solisyone - solve 

somè - peak 

somon - salmon 

son - sound 

sonje - remember 

sonm - dreary 

sonm - somber 

sonnen, vante (the wind ...s) - blow v.

sonnen, rezone - clang v 

sonnen - ring v.

sonnen - sound v.

sòs - gravy 

sòs - sauce 

sosis - sausage 

sosyal - social 

sòsyè - witch 

sòsye - wizard 

sosyete, lasosyete - society n 

sòt - stupidity 

sòti - go out 

soti - protrude 

sotu - leave 

sou kote - mistress 

sou la men - handy adv

sou kote - aside 

sou kiviv, eveye - alert adj

sou, sous - on top of 

sou - drunk 

sou - of (about a topic) 

sou - on (a topic) 

soud - deaf 

souf - breath 

souf - puff n 

soufle, sonnen, vante (the wind ...s) - blow v.

souflè - fan v 

soufle - puff v 

souflete - slap v 

soufri - ail 

soufri - suffer v 

souke  - shake v 

souke tèt - nod 

soulaje, swaye - remedy v 

soulaje, diminye - allay 

soulye - shoe 

soumèt, remèt - submit 

sounwa - sly 

soup, lasoup - soup 

soupi - sight 

soupl - gentle 

souple! - please! 

souri - smile v 

sourit - mouse 

sous, pasdlo, ti rivyè - brook 

sous  - spring 

sous, piu - well n 

sous - on top of 

sousdlo, rivyè - stream 

souse, tete - suck v 

sousi - brow 

sousi - eyebrow 

souskri - subscribe v 

sousòl  - basement 

soutèt - above 

soutèt - atop 

soutèt - up 

soutni, kenbe - contend v 

soutni - collaborate v 

soutni - support v 

souvan - frequent 

souvan - often 

souvni - souvenir 

sovaj - brute 

sovaj - brute adj

sovaj - wild 

sove, chape, pati - escape 

sove, mawon - evade 

sovè, lesovè - savior 

sove - save 

sovyetik - soviet 

spektak, program - spectacle 

spesifik - peculiar 

splandid - slendid 

stasyon - station 

stat - start 

steril  - barren 

stop  - stop n 

stòp - cease 

strik - strict 

sue, swe - sweat 

suèl, paradi - heaven 

suiv - follow 

suiv - track v 

suspisyon - suspicion 

swa, dous - sleek 

swa - evening 

swa - silk 

swadandis - seventy 

swanye cure  - cure v 

swanye - care v 

sware, swa - evening 

swasant - sixty 

swaye - remedy v 

swè - perspiration 

swe - sweat 

swèf - thirst 

swèf - thirsty 

swen - care n 

swete - wish v 

switch  - switch n 

syans - science 

syantifik - scientific 

syèk - century 

syèl - sky 

T



tab, tablo  - table 

tabli, (liquid) poze, - settle v 

tablo ki anda - table below 

tablo peryodik - periodic table 

tablo - painting 

taboure - stool 

tach  - spot 

tach - blot 

tach - dot 

tach - mark 

tach - mark n 

tache, mare - fasten 

tache, kole - attach 

tache, kole, ajoute - append 

tache - pin v 

taks - duty 

taks - tax n 

taksi - cab 

talan - knack 

talan - skill 

talè - soon 

talon - heel 

tan - time (general)

tan - weather 

tandiske - whereas 

tandiske - while 

tank - as long as 

tankou, kon  - like 

tankou, menm, parèy - alike 

tankou, otan, kom, menm ak - as 

tann, sansib - tender adj

tann, alatant - expect 

tann - wait 

tanp - temple 

tanperaman - temper n 

tanpèt - tempest 

tanpete - rave v 

tanpon - seal n 

tanporè - temporary 

tanpri - please v 

tansmèt - convey 

tansyon - stress 

tansyon - tension 

tant, matant - aunt 

tant - tent 

tantataif - attempt 

tantataif - attempt n 

tante, pran hans - attempt v 

tante - tempt 

tape - tap v 

tapi  - carpet 

tat - pie 

tate, tripote - finger v 

tavhe, mare, uni - bind 

tcheke, rann kont - ascertain 

tcheke - gauge (v)

tcheke - gauge (v)

tchwi - leather 

tè glèz, ajil - clay 

tè, teren - land 

tè - earth 

tè - ground 

te - tea 

teat - theater 

teknik - technical 

teknoloji - technology 

tèl - such 

telefonn - telephone 

telegram - cable 

 televisyon - television 

tèlke - such as 

tèlman - such a way 

tèm - term 

temerè - bold 

temwen - witness n 

tenbre - stamp v 

tenèb - gloom 

tenm - stamp n 

teori - theory 

tep - tape v 

tep - tape recorder n 

tèp - tip 

teren, tè - ground 

teren, jaden - field 

teren - land 

teren - plot (of land) n 

terib - fierce 

terib - terrible 

terifyan - appalling 

terifyan - awful 

terifye - appall 

tès, egzamen - test n 

teste - test v.

tèt, kò - self 

tèt, somè - peak 

tèt klè - lucid 

tèt kay, twakay - roof 

tèt, (v) dirije - head 

tèt klè - lucid 

tèt - brain 

tèt - top 

tètchaje - disarray 

tete, sen - breast 

tete, pwatrin - bosom 

tete - suck v 

tètfèmal - headache 

ti bèf  - calf 

ti gason - boy 

ti rivyè - brook 

ti galope - center n 

tif, vyèj - virgin 

tifi, djal - girl 

tifi - chaste adj

tifi - daughter 

tikè, biye - ticket 

tilitili (franse) - speaking, a way of speaking fooling some one into thinking you speak French

timid, kazwèl - timid 

timid - shy 

timoun  - baby 

timoun - child 

timoun - kid 

tinedjè - teenager 

tinen - dwarf 

tirè - hyphen 

tire - milk v 

tire - pull 

tire - shoot v 

tise, mare - weave v 

tit - title 

titile - chancel v 

tiyo - pipe n 

tizan  - embers 

to - rate n 

tobe-leve - on and off  

tòch - torch 

tòchonnen - trash v 

tòde, tòdye - wring v 

tòde - twist v 

tòdye - wring v 

Toma - Thomas 

tomat - tomato 

tonbe - fall v.

tonbe - start v (doing something) 

tonen - thunder v.

tonm - tomb 

tonnèl - shelter n 

tonton, monnonk - uncle 

Tonton Nwèl - Santa Claus 

toro - bull 

total - amount 

total - total 

tòti - tortoise 

tou patou - anywhere (at all) 

tou, ositou - also 

tou dwat - straight ahead 

tou, trò - too 

tou - quite 

toubiyon - whirl 

touche, trouble - affect 

touche, manyen - touch v 

touche, okipe - handle (v)

touche, okipe - handle 

touf  - clump n 

toufe - choke n 

toufe - quash 

toufe - quash 

toufe - smother 

toufe - strangle 

toujou - still 

toujou - yet 

toulede - both 

toulejou - daily 

toumante, anbete - tease 

tounen, vire - turn 

tounen, retounen - return 

tounen - become 

tounen - sour (milk) v 

tounen - trip n 

toupit - slightly 

toupiti - tiny 

toupre, akote, pre - near 

touris - tourist 

tous - cough n 

touse  - cough v 

touswit, imedyatman - immediately 

tout bon - real 

tout moun - everybody 

tout lèzòt - all the others 

tout - all 

tout - entire 

tout - whole 

toutouni  - bare 

toutouni - naked 

toutouni - nude 

touye - kill 

tradisyonelman - traditionally 

tradui (lang) - render 

tradui - translate 

trafik - traffic 

traka, nwi - bother 

traka, nwi - bother 

traka - worry n 

trakase - worry v 

tranble (fredi) - shiver v 

tranble - tremble 

tranbleman tè - quake 

tranch  - slice n 

tranche, koupe - chop v 

trangle, toufe - smother 

trangle, toufe - strangle 

trankil - placid 

trankil - quiet 

tranpe, (thirst) koupe swaf - quench 

tranpe - quench

tranpe - soak v 

tranpe - solution n 

transfè - transfer n 

transfere - transfer v 

transparan, nèt - clear adj

transpètranspòtasyon - transportation 

trant - thirty 

trape, kenbe  - catch 

trape, kenbe  - catch v 

tras - trace n 

trase - sketch v 

trase - trace v 

travay  - task 

travay  - labor 

travay  - work 

travay di, trimen - toil v 

travay - job 

travayè - worker 

travèse, kwaze - cross v 

trayi - betray 

trè, bien - very (much), 

tren - train 

trening - training 

trenke - chink v 

trennen - drag 

trennen - lug 

très - lock (of hair) 

très - plait n 

très - tress 

tresayi - flinch 

tresayi - flinch v 

trese, kòde - plait v 

trèt - traitor 

trete an zanmi - befriend 

trete - treat v 

tretman - cure

tretman - cure n 

trèz - thirteen 

trezò - treasure 

tribinal, lakou - court 

trignometri - trigonometry 

trikote - knit 

trimen - toil v 

tripotay - gossip 

tripote - finger v 

tripote - finger 

tris, sonm - dreary 

tris, pa kontan - unhappy 

tris - sad 

tristès - sadness 

trò - too 

tròk, v tròke  - barter 

tròke  - barter v

tronpe - beguile 

tronpe - cheat v 

trote - center v 

troub - trouble 

trouble - affect 

trouble - trouble 

trouble - upset 

troup, bann - flock 

trouve - acquire 

trwazyèm - third 

tuiye, touye - kill 

twa pye - yard (3 feet) 

twa - three 

twakay - roof 

twal - canvas n 

twal - cloth 

twalèt - bathroom 

twòk, echanj - exchange n 

twompe, woule - fool v 

twou nen, narin - nostril 

twou - ditch 

twou - hole 

tyèd - warm 

tyèmondis - world, third 

U



ui, tchwi - leather 

uit - eight 

uni - bind 

uveyans - custody 

V



va - will v 

vach - cow 

vag  - wave n 

vag, raz - vague 

vag - lax 

vakabon, voryen, avadra - vagabond n 

vakabon, vòlè - rogue 

vakabon - naughty 

vakans - vacation 

valab - valuable 

vale - gulp (v)

vale - swallow v 

valè - value 

valè - worth 

valid - valid 

valiz - suitcase 

valiz - valise 

valv - valve 

valye - estimate 

valye - estimate v 

van, move tan, loraj - storm 

van - wind n 

vandredi - Friday 

vaniy - vanilla 

vanje - avenge 

vann - sell 

vann - vend 

vansèyman - information 

vant, anbativant, lestomak - stomach 

vant - belly 

vante, fè djòlè - brag 

vante (the wind ...s) - blow 

vante (the wind ...s) - blow v.

vante - boast 

vantilatè  - fan n 

vantouz - leech 

vantouz - leech 

vanyan - valiant 

vapè - fume 

vapè - steam 

vapè - vapor 

varyasyon - variation 

varye - vary n.

vast - vast 

Vatikan - Vatican 

vè - glass 

vè - green 

vè - toward 

vè - verse 

vè - worm 

vèf - widower 

vèmin - vermin 

ven - twenty 

venere, respekte - venerate 

vèni - varnish adj

vèni - varnish v.

venk, genyen - vanquish 

venk - defeat v 

venk - defeat 

verifye - audit 

verifye - check v 

verifye - proof v 

verite - fact 

verite - truth 

vès - cardigan 

vèsyon - version 

vèt, vè - green 

vètikal - erect adj

vètikal - erect 

vètikal - verticle 

vèv - widow 

veye - wake n 

veye - watch v 

vi - life 

vid, blan - blank 

vid - empty adj

vide - empty v 

vide - flush c

vide - pour 

vijilans - vigilance 

viktim - victim 

viktwa - victory 

vil, lavil - town 

vil, lavil - city 

vilaj - village 

vin anvan - precede 

vinèg - vinegar 

vini, tounen - become 

vini - come 

vire - spin 

vire - turn 

vis, mani - vice 

visa - visa 

visle - corrupt 

visye, voras, gouman - greedy 

vit, rapid - fast 

vit, vè - glass 

vit, rapid - quick 

vit - quickly 

vit - rapid 

vital, serye - vital 

vitès - speed 

viv, abite, rete - live 

vivan - alive 

vivan - living 

vize - aim v 

vize - target v 

vizyon - vision 

vklere - polish v 

vle di - mean v.

vle, anvi - want 

vle - desire v 

vlope - envelope v 

vlope - wrap 

vokabilè - vocabulary 

vòl (avyon) - flight 

volan - steering wheel 

vole, tronpe - cheat v 

vole, vòlè - rob 

vole, vòlè - steal 

vòlè, kanbriyolè - burglar 

vòlè, visye, voras, gouman - greedy 

vòlè - crook 

vole - fly v 

vole - jump 

vòlè - robber 

vòlè - rogue 

vòlè - steal 

vòlè - thief 

volim - volume 

volontè - volunteer 

volunte - will n 

vomi - belch 

vomi - puke v 

vomi - vomit n 

voras, gouman - greedy 

voryen, avadra - vagabond n 

voryen - buffoon 

voryen - buffoon 

vòt, eleksyon - poll n 

vòt - vote n 

vote - vote v 

voudou  - vodou          

voye yon kout chapo - salute v 

voye, lage - throw 

voye jete - fling v 

voye - broadcast v.

voye - broadcast 

voye - cast 

voye - cast v 

voye - ejaculate v 

voye - send 

voye - sling v 

vre - true 

vrèman - really 

vrèman - truly 

vwa - voice n 

vwala - there it is 

vwal - sail n 

vwati - car 

vwayaj, liny, tounen - trip n 

vwayaj - journey 

vwayaj - travel n 

vwayaj - voyage 

vwayaje - travel v 

vwazen - neighbor 

vyann bèf - beef 

vyann, chè - meat 

vyann, chè - flesh 

vyann kri - rare n 

vye, aje - old 

vye - aged 

vye - ancient 

vyèj - virgin 

vyèyfi - spinster 

vyeyi - age v 

vyolasyon - violation 

vyole, dezobeyi - violate 

vyole - rape v 

vyole - ravish v 

vyolèt - violet 

W



wa - king 

waf  - wharf 

waf - harbor 

wè - see 

wè - witness v 

wèl - role 

wete - remove 

wi - yes 

wiski - whisky 

wntelijans, konprann - wit 

wo, elve, apik - high 

wont - disgrace 

wotè - height 

wou - hoe 

woule - fool v 

woule - fool 

woup, (v) gwoupe - group 

Y



yè - yesterday 

yo - they 

yòd - iodine 

yon moun - somebody 

yon sèl fwa - once 

youn, en - one 

youn lòt - another 

youn kat je nwwa - sunglasses 

youn lòt - another 

youn - a, an 

Z



zaboka - avocado 

zak, aktè - act n 

zam - weapon 

zandolit - lizard 

zangi - eel 

zanmi, patnè - chum 

zanmi - acquaintance 

zanmi - friend 

zannimo, bèt, animo - animal 

zanno - earring 

Zantiy - Antilles 

zantray - entrails 

zantray - gut 

zariyen - spider 

zaviron - oar 

ze - caviar 

ze - egg 

zèb - grass 

zèb - hay 

zegi, egui - needle 

zeklè, eklè - lightning 

zèl - wing 

zen, (v) kwoke - hook 

zenk - zinc 

zenofobi - xenophobia

zepeng - pin n 

zepis - herb 

zepis - spice 

zepòl - shoulder n 

zero - zero

Zetazini - United States 

zetwal - star 

zèv - charity 

zigzage - zigzag (v)

zile - island 

zilofòn - xylophone 

zip, (v) zipe - zip

zipe - zip (v)

zo - bone 

zokòt - rib 

zòn, rejyon - zone 

zòn - region 

zonbi - ghost 

zongle, koupe, kase boujon - nip 

zongle - pinch v 

zonyon - onion 

zoranj - orange 

zòrèy - ear 

zorye - pillow 

zòtèy - toe 

zou - zoo 

zouti - tool 

zuit - oyster 

zwa - goose 

zwazo - bird 

zye - eye