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Speak Creole

The Flag

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English is the official language of Dominica, but the most of the people also speak KWEYOL (Creole) - It is a little bit like FRENCH

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Days of the week

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Sunday    : dimanch        Monday      : lendi
Tuesday   : madi             Wednesday : mekwedi
Thursday : jedi               Friday         : vanwedi
Saturday : sanmdi
 

The Numbers

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nt 0 dis 10 ven     20
yonn wonz 11 twant 30
d   2 douz 12 kawant  40
twa 3 twz 13 senkant 50
kat 4 katoz 14 swazant 60
senk 5 tjenz 15 swazant dis 70
sis 6 sez 16 katwaven 80
set 7 diset 17 katwavendis 90
wit 8 sizwit 18 san 100
 

The Colours

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wouj
red
  
nw
black
v
green
owanj
orange
woz
pink
jn
yellow
bl
blue
vylet
purple
kako
brown
blan
white
gwi
grey
 

Useful Phrases

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Sa ki non'w? What is your name?
Non mwen s Paul My name is Paul
Bon jou, Misy. Good day, Sir.
Bonn apw midi. Good afternoon
Bon sw. Good night.
Ki sa ou vl? What do you want?
Mon vl yon bw I want a drink.
Mon swf. I am thirsty.
Mon fen. I am hungry.
 

 

fredpeople.jpg (3757 bytes) Mon pa fen.              I am not hungry.
Jodi s yon bl jou.   Today is a beautiful day.
Lapli ka tonb.           It is raining.
I byen cho jdi.         It is very hot today.
   

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