List of Cebuano words starting with the letter R - Page 2

radyator

Cebuano

radiator



radyaw

Cebuano

see áyu (dialectal — from dáyaw).


radyo

Cebuano

n. radio


radyo-aktibo

Cebuano

radioactive


rágid

Cebuano

a. 1. rugged, strong and robust. Ang gustu níyang mabána kanang laláking rágid, She wants a rugged man for a husband; 2. not polished, coarse; 3. ragged, shabby, worn-out; v. 1. be, become rugged; 2. dress in old clothes. Magrágid tag sinínà sa búkid, We’ll wear old clothes to the mountains. Narágid na ang mga bátà nga walay inahan nga mag-atiman, The children have become shabbily dressed because they lack a mother’s care. ka- v. be all shabby.


ráha

Cebuano

n. the rajahs of pre-Spanish Filipinos.


ráha

Cebuano

n. wood cut from freshly cut ipil-ipil (byatilis) or mangrove (bakhaw) trees, peeled and dried for firewood; v. cut and sell mangrove or ipil-ipil commercially.


rak-an rúl

Cebuano

n. rock and roll; v. 1. dance the rock and roll; 2. for the stomach to be rumbling from indigestion. Nagrak-an rúl ang ákung tiyan tungud sa sagulságul nga pagkáun, My stomach is doing the rock and roll from all the things I ate.


rak-in rúl

Cebuano

see rak-an rúl.


raket

Cebuano

racket


rákit

Cebuano

n. racket for tennis, pingpong, and the like; v. have, make into a racket.


rákit

Cebuano

n. racket, fraudulent means of obtaining money. Rákit lang giyud nang kapunúngan. Pangwarta lang, Their organization is just a racket to get money; v. dishonestly take money entrusted to one. Girákit lang ang ámung ámut, The man just pocketed our contribution.


rákit

Cebuano

n. rocket ships or bombs.


rakrak

Cebuano

v. 1. fire bullets rapidly in bursts. Balay nga girakrakan, A house riddled with bullets; 2. in billiards, hit the target ball forcefully so as to scatter the balls that surround it with the hope that one or two of these balls will go into any of the holes; n. bursts of rapid rifle fire.


rakrakan

Cebuano

strafe


rám

Cebuano

n. rum; v. have rum.


ráma

Cebuano

v. set flowers on a palm leaf as decorations. Nagráma mig búwak sa kapilya, We set some flowers on palm leaves in the chapel.


rambul

Cebuano

n. 1. rumble, free-for-all fist fight; 2. in Jai-alai, betting on the first three players out of a series such that whatever order they are in, the bet wins—e.g. if one bets that players 3, 6, and 2. are the first, second, and third place, his bet wins as long as this is so, no matter which one was first, which was second, and which was third; v. engage in a rumble. Ang ílang punduk mauy mirambul sa nangharána, It was their group which engaged the serenaders in a brawl. Nagrambul ang magtiáyun, The husband and wife had a brawl.


rambul

Cebuano

v. take a ride with someone on his bicycle or motorcycle. Magrambul lang tas ímung bisiklíta, Let us just ride double on your bicycle. Irambul (rambúla) ning tutú ka bátà dihas ímung mutur, Take these children on your motorcycle.


rami

Cebuano

n. shrub cultivated for its fiber, which is made into blankets, cloth, and string. Rami cloth is coarse, but very sturdy: Boehmeria nivea.


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