Haitian Past

This is a list of verbs in the past tense in Haitian. First let's start with the raw format before conjugating the verbs to the past form. Make sure to compare this table and the one below it.

To see: we
To write: ekri
To love: renmen
To give: bay
To play: jwe
To read: li
To understand: konpran
To have: genyen
To know: konen
To learn: apran
To think: panse
To work: travay
To speak: pale
To drive: kondi
To smile: souri
To find: jwen

These samples show how the verbs above are conjugated in the past tense in a sentence which includes all the object pronouns (I, you, she...).

I saw you: m'te we'w
I wrote with a pen: m'te ekri avek on plim
You loved apples: ou te kon renmen pom
You gave money: ou te bay kob
You played tennis: ou te jwe tenis
He read (past) a book: ou te li yon liv
He understood me: li te konpran mwen
She had a cat: li te gen on chat
She knew my friend: li te kon zanmi'm
We wanted to learn: nou te vle apran'n
We thought Spanish is easy: nou te kwe panyol fasil
You (plural) worked here: nou te travay la's
You (plural) spoke French: nou te pale franse
They drove a car: yo kondi machin'an
They smiled: yo te souri

After the past tense in Haitian, make sure to check the other tenses (present, and future), which we hope you enjoyed. You can also choose your own topic from the menu above.

Haitian Present TensePrevious lesson:

Haitian Present

Next lesson:

Haitian Future

Haitian Future Tense