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00:38 Mar 21, 2002
Haitian-Creole to English translations [Non-PRO]
Haitian-Creole term or phrase: Oh my goodnes
Supposedly, "Messay Podig zaw" (spelling) mean's Oh my goodness. I was told this 20 years ago by full blooded cajun's. Is this correct?
Tim Rain

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5kèt mesyeu!
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5O mezanmi!Marylin Laurent



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O mezanmi!

Cajun Creole is completely different from Haitian Creole. If you want a Haitian Creole translation of "Oh my goodness!", my best statment would be: "O mezanmi! If you want a Cajun Creole translation, I'm afraid I cannot help.

Marylin Laurent
Local time: 17:37
Native speaker of: Native in Haitian-CreoleHaitian-Creole, Native in FrenchFrench
PRO pts in pair: 11
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Obviously because I wanted a Cajun Creole translation.
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Comment: Obviously because I wanted a Cajun Creole translation.

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kèt mesyeu!

this is the other meaning

Albert Junior EUSTACHE
Local time: 16:37
Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in Haitian-CreoleHaitian-Creole
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