Music of Haïtians, In Haïti and in the Diaspora

User avatar
ego
Posts: 4918
Joined: 2004-12-06, 15:19
Real Name: Thanasis
Gender: male
Location: SX
Country: GB United Kingdom (United Kingdom)

Postby ego » 2008-02-08, 21:33

Yeah, I'd love to read more about Antillean Creole. Perhaps open a new thread?

User avatar
Sisyphe
Posts: 2891
Joined: 2006-05-24, 20:29
Location: Los Angeles
Country: US United States (United States)
Contact:

Postby Sisyphe » 2008-02-08, 21:56

Yes, I'll tell you what I know from talking with them (there are quite a few in Los Angeles) and when I used to live in Canada. I'll do it tonight - I'm going to get falafel now. :bounce:
Actively learning: ImageImageOn the back burner but in love with:ImageImage A life-long endeavor: Image

User avatar
ego
Posts: 4918
Joined: 2004-12-06, 15:19
Real Name: Thanasis
Gender: male
Location: SX
Country: GB United Kingdom (United Kingdom)

Postby ego » 2008-02-08, 23:26

This is how a Guadeloupan translated the missing sentence: by dint of striding over rocks in the river, one day you'll get to the source

8)

User avatar
Sisyphe
Posts: 2891
Joined: 2006-05-24, 20:29
Location: Los Angeles
Country: US United States (United States)
Contact:

Postby Sisyphe » 2008-02-09, 3:43

Interesting, I still can't see most of that. :lol: But now I'm speculating that ké doubles up as our te and our ka, and ya is used for elision instead of a.
Actively learning: ImageImageOn the back burner but in love with:ImageImage A life-long endeavor: Image


Return to “Creole Languages”

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

cron