Word of the Day | Mo Jodi a

December 3, 2021

She is such a glutton.

Li se yon vrè aloufa.

Features | Karakteristik

PROV Haitian ProverbsPawòl Granmoun
Haitian Creole
English
Bat chen an, tann mèt li.
Byen mal pa lanmò.
VOCB DictionaryDiksyonè
Haitian Creole
English
wòb (non)
Majoli te mete yon bèl wòb woz.
dress (noun)
Majoli wore a beautiful pink dress.

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