Haitian Family

This is a list of words about family in Haitian. You can name people such as your relatives as well as extended family this way.

Daughter: pitit fiy
Son: pitit gason
Sister: se*
Brother: fre*
Baby: bebe
Child (m): tigason
Child (f): tifi
Father: papa
Mother: manman
Husband: mari
Wife: madanm
Cousin (m): kouzen
Cousin (f): kouzin
Aunt: tant / matant
Uncle: tonton
Grandfather: gran papa / gran pe*
Grandmother: grann / grand me*
Nephew: neve
Niece: nyès
Man: gason
Woman: fam / fanm
Boy: tigason
Girl: tifi
People: moun

These examples show how family words are used in a Haitian sentence. Very useful when socializing with other people. This can also show you how to ask questions.

What's your brother called?: koman yo rele fre ou
How old is your sister?: ki laj se* ou
Where does your father work?: ki kote papa ou travay
Your daughter is very cute: pitit fiy ou bel*
I love my husband: mwen renmen mari mwen
This is my wife: Sa se madanm mwen

With the above list you will be able to discuss how many siblings you have or ask others about their family. Now let's go to the next topic by clicking the "Next" button. Or simply choose your own topic from the menu above.

Haitian ColorsPrevious lesson:

Haitian Colors

Next lesson:

Haitian Body

Haitian Body