Haitian Pronouns

This is a list of pronouns in Haitian. This includes subject, object, and the possessive. These are used on a daily basis, so don't skip this lesson. We start with the object pronouns such as "I, you, her ..."

I: Mwen mem
You: Ou mem
He: li
She: li
We: yo
You (pl.): nou mem
They: yo mem

Here are samples to demonstrate how the object pronoun is used in a sentence.

I love you: mwen renmen'w
She is beautiful: li se yon bel fi
We are happy: nou konten
They are dancing: ya'p danse

Now we look into the subject pronoun such as "me, him, us, them ...".

Me: M' / mwen
You: w / ou
Him: li
Her: li
Us: nou
You (pl.): ou
Them: yo

These are examples to demonstrate how the subject pronoun is used in a sentence.

Give me your phone number: bam nimewo'w
I can give you my email: mwen ka ba'w adres email mwen
Tell him to call me: di'l rele'w
Can you call us?: es ke u ka rele nou

We reach now the possessive adjective part, used to refer to thing we possess. Examples: "my, our, their ...".

My: pa'm
Your: pa'w
His: pa'l
Her: pa'l
Our: pa nou
Your (pl.): pa'w
Their: pa yo

Here are samples to demonstrate how the possessive adjective is used.

My phone number is . . .: nimewo'w se...
His email is . . .: adres email li se...
Our dream is to visit Spain: rev nou se pou nou vizite espay
Their country is beautiful: peyi yo bel

This is the possessive pronoun. Used as an alternative to the possessive adjectives above. Instead of saying "It is my dog" you can say "It is mine".

Mine: pa'm
Yours: pa ou
His: pa li
Hers: pa li
Ours: pa nou
Yours (pl.): pa'w
Theirs: pa yo

These are some examples of the possessive pronoun in a sentence.

The book is mine: Liv sa'a pou mwen
Is this pen yours?: plim sa'a pou ou
The shoes are hers: Soulye sa yo pou li
Victory is ours: viktwa se pou nou

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