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17:19 Jan 26, 2003
English to Haitian-Creole translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase:"Jack be nibble Jack be quick"
Explanation: The name Jack can also be written as "Jak" in the Haitian Creole translation.
As it was mentioned by others above, please note that the word you used should have been spelled "nimble."
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Letspeak United States Local time: 07:53 Native speaker of: Haitian-Creole PRO pts in pair: 16
6 hrs confidence: peer agreement (net): +2
"Jak, leve pye ou; Jak, fè vit."
Explanation: "Jack be nimble; Jack be quick" = Jak, leve pye* ou; Jak, fè vit.
*According to the following definitions of the New Oxford English dictionary,
NIMBLE = A adj. 1 Quick to seize or grasp at something, someone, etc. (lit. & fig.); wise. OE–L15.2 Quick and light in movement or action; agile, swift.
The Creole idiomatic expression "leve pye" conveys perfectly the idea of swiftness and agility of movement.
xxxCHENOUMI Native speaker of: Haitian-Creole, French PRO pts in pair: 80