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April 4, 2020


nudge » chikin

Nudge over a little so I can seat.

Chikin kò w pou m ka chita.

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Bat chen an, tann mèt li.

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Beat the dog, but wait for its master.

Byen mal pa lanmò.

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Not well is not death.

Byen prese pa rive.

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In a hurry will not arrive.

Byen pre pa lakay.

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Being close does not mean you are home.

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chikin

Chikin kò w pou m ka chita.

nudge

Nudge over a little so I can seat.

tchanpan

Li toujou ap manje tchanpan. Se sa ki fè li gra konsa.

junk food

He's always eating junk food. That's why he's so fat.

gabèl

M ap ba ou gabèl paske ou pi piti.

headstart

I'm giving you a headstart since you are smaller.

awoyo

Papa mwen fin awoyo maten an.

furious

my father is furious this morning.

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