Word: Bat

Definition: to hit, to beat, to strike (also means to bat, as in bat the ball)

Pronunciation: as written

Part of Speech: verb

So far you have learned four words.

Piti + hach + ka + bat = Little axe cut

(ka = progressive marker)

Join me next month as we learn a fifth word and get closer to saying a Dominican Kwèyòl (Creole) proverb.

Be Well,

Celebrating a Natural. Beautiful. You.

Word of the Month: Dominican Creole is designed to introduce the Kwèyòl (Creole) language of  the Commonwealth of Dominica, the inspiration for the Sénica product line. For more information on Dominica, visit Learn a new Creole word every month with the Word of the Month: Dominican Creole series,  beginning, February 1, 2011. Every month, I will pick a Creole word, provide the definition and the pronunciation of that word.  Stay tuned at

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