Learn Haitian Creole

Creoles evolve out of pidgin languages (simplified languages) but have been adopted by the next generation as their native language. Haitian Creole has a vocabulary stemming mostly from French. The grammar may be simplified and altered to the point of being quite different to the parent language.

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Where Is It Spoken?

Haiti

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Number Of Speakers

9,000,000

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Language Family

Creole

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Fun facts about Haitian Creole

The phrase 'when hens grow teeth' (lè poul va fè dan) means 'never'!

If someone is acting in a silly manner, you can say that they 'voye flè' (throw flowers).

The way to get around in Haiti is by the buses called tap taps (which literally means 'quick quicks').

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