Haitian Creole/Numbers/Zero to nineteen

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One to twelve[edit | edit source]

Write out the full sentence, with the digit replaced by a word. These are all taken from the Haitian Creole Wikipedia. Try to figure out what they mean using the glossary below.

  1. Gen 7 jou nan yon semèn.
  2. Dyamèt li gwo pase 11 fwa dyamèt Latè a.
  3. Patikil alfa se patikil ki konpoze avèk 2 pwoton ak 2 netwon ki emèt nan yon nwayo atomik ki an dekonpozisyon.
  4. 1 ogmante sou 1.
  5. Areye se yon ensèk ki gen 8 pye.
  6. Nonagòn se yon fòm jewometrik ki gen 9 kote ak 9 ang.
  7. Ensèk se yon ti bèt ki genyen 6 pye. (This contradicts the one about spiders, I know.)
  8. Karayib se yon zòn sitye lès Amerik santral ki konstitiye anpil zile nan 3 gwo zòn.
  9. Konpozit se melanj 2 sibstans.
  10. Douzèn, Yon kantite ki gen 12 inite nan li.

Zero to nineteen[edit | edit source]

1: en - 2: de - 3: twa - 4: kat - 5: senk - 6: sis - 7: sèt - 8: uit - 9: nèf - 10: dis 11: onz - 12: douz - 13: trèz - 14: katòz - 15: kenz - 16: sèz - 17: disèt - 18: dizuit - 19: diznèf

Translate[edit | edit source]

Translate using the glossary.

  1. Gen douz mwa nan yon lane.
  2. Kenz moun te vini wè mwen.
  3. Kite m ale de fwa!

Glosary[edit | edit source]

You could probably figure out the meanings of some of these by sounding them out: some sound similar to English.

  • ale: go
  • Amerik santral: Central America
  • an: in
  • ang: angle
  • areye: spider
  • atomik: atomic
  • avèk: with, of
  • bèt: animal, beast
  • dekonpozisyon: decomposition
  • douzèn: try to figure this one out for yourself.
  • dyamèt: diameter
  • emèt: emit
  • ensèk: insect
  • fòm: form, shape
  • fwa: time
  • gwo: big
  • inite: unit
  • jewometrik: geometric
  • kantite: quantity
  • Karayib: Caribbean
  • konpoze: compose(d)
  • konpozit: composite
  • konstitiye: constitute (of)
  • kote: side
  • lane: year
  • Latè: Earth
  • lès: east (of)
  • melanj: mixture
  • mwa: month
  • nan: in, other prepositional meanings may apply
  • netwon: neutron
  • nonagòn: nonagon
  • nwayo: nucleus
  • ogmante sou: plus
  • patikil: particle
  • patikil alfa: alpha particle
  • pwoton: proton
  • pye: foot
  • semèn: week
  • sitye: situate(d)
  • ti: little
  • vini: come
  • zile: island
  • zòn: zone