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Kwèyòl language spoken on Dominica


 

a (indef art) on, an Also yon

a certain (loc) entel Also étel

a lot (adverb) on lo, anpil

able   (verb)  pé,   sa

 

abnormally short person (n) gaté was

abort   (verb)   avbté

abort domino game (verb) pawizé

about (preposition) anlé, apipwê, kont

above (adverb) anho

absent (adjective) absan

absolutely (adverb) absoliman

abuse (verb) abizé

 

acacia tree (noun) akasya (Aacia sp.)

 

accept (verb) aksèptè

 

accident (noun) aksédan

 

accordion (noun) akódyon Also lakódyon

 

according to (preposition) sibon dapwè

account (noun) kant

accra  (noun)  akwa

accuse (verb) akizé

 accustomed (adjective) koutimé

 

accustomed, to be (verb) abitwé, akoutimé

ache (noun) mal

 

ache (noun) mal

acolyte (noun) zakolik

acquaintance (noun) konnésans

across (preposition) antwavé

action (noun) aksyon

add (verb) ajouté

adder (noun) taktak

address (verb) adwésé

admire (verb) admiwé

adopt (verb) adèpté

adore (verb) adowé

advance (verb) avansé

advance (noun) vansè

advantage (noun) lavantaj Also avantaj

Advent (noun) Lavan

adventure (noun) avanti

advice (noun) kons~y, avi

advise (verb) kons~yé, avisé
aeroplane (noun) aviyon

affairs (noun) zafé

affliction (noun) afliksyon

Africa (noun) Afwik

African (noun) Afwitjen

after (preposition) apwé

after all (exci) magwé sal

 

Kwèyòl tips taken from the Kwèyòl Dictionary : Copyright © Marcel Fontaine and Peter A. Roberts 1991.


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