Haitian Fruits & Vegetables

This is a list of fruits and vegetables in Haitian. Knowing these plants can be helpful when shopping in a grocery store or even restaurant.

Lemons: sitwon
Apples: pom*
Oranges: oranj / zoranj
Peaches: pech*
Figs: ***
Pears: pwa
Pineapples: anana
Grapes: rezen
Strawberries: frez*
Bananas: banann
Watermelon: melon
Avocados: zaboka

Now here is the list of some commonly used vegetables:

Carrots : kawot*
Corn: mayi
Cucumbers: kokom**
Garlic: lay / laj
Lettuce: leti
Olives: oliv
Onions: zonyon
Peppers: piman
Potatoes: pomdete*
Pumpkin: joumou
Beans: pwa
Tomatoes: tomat

The following sentences include some fruits and vegetables mentioned above to show you how you can use them in your daily conversation.

This fruit is delicious: fwi sa yo bon
Vegetables are healthy: legim sa yo fotifyan*
I like bananas: mwen renmen fig
I don't like cucumber: mwen pa renmen konkonm
Bananas taste sweet: fig banbann dous
Lemons taste sour: sitwon gen gou si

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