List of Cebuano words starting with the letter R - Page 4

rapidu

Cebuano

v. 1. fire a volley. Rapiduha ninyu ang miláyas nga kriminal, Fire a volley on the escaping criminal; 2. do something in rapid succession, like the firing of a volley. Nagrapidu siyag búnal niánang maldítung dakù, She gave that naughty child a sound whipping. Girapidu nílag káun ang inasal, They consumed the roast pig with machine gun-like rapidity; a. done machine gun-like. Rapidung pagkasábà, A scolding like the burst of a machine gun. di- n. weapon that is capable of automatic fire.



rápir

Cebuano

n. wrapper for manufactured goods or gifts.


rás

Cebuano

a. rushing, doing something hastily. Kanúnay ka lang kabuk-an ug plátu kay rás ka man gud kaáyug líhuk, You keep breaking plates because you work in such a rush; v. do something in a hasty, rushing way. Kinsa ka gud nga murás ka man lang dáyun ug súd nga way pupananghid? Who are you just to rush in without asking permission? Ámung girás ang masakitun sa uspital, We rushed the patient to the hospital.


rása

Cebuano

n. breed of animals or fowl. Unsang rasáha nang ímung sunuy? What breed is your rooster? di- of a special breed, pedigreed.


rasa

Cebuano

race


rásak

Cebuano

n. RASAC, acronym for a government organization: the Regional Anti-Smuggling Action Center.


rasiyun

Cebuano

n. 1. allotment given out for subsistence; 2. one’s share of something rationed; v. 1. give out rations. Girasyunan lang intáwun ang mga sundálu ug mais ug bulad, The soldiers were being given corn grits and dried fish as their ration; 1a. cater food on a regular basis. Mahal, piru maáyu ang ílang irasiyun, It’s expensive, but the food they cater is good; 2. ration something in short supply. Rasyunan ang túbig sa tinghuwaw, Water is rationed during droughts.


raspa

Cebuano

n. scraping of the womb (dilation and curettage); v. 1. perform the d and c on someone Raspahan ang babáying talinug-an, A woman with excessive bleeding has to get a d and c; 2. trim and thin the hair with a razor; 3. shred papayas or other things in a similar way. raspahan, -dur n. papaya shredder.


raspa

Cebuano

see laspa.


rasun

Cebuano

n. 1. reason that something happened. Unsa may rasung mipalta ka? What is the reason you were absent? 2. reasoning. Ang íyang rasun walà makakumbinsǐr nákù, His reasoning was not convincing to me; v. give reasons why something is or is not. Ngánung murasun (mangrasun) ka pa man nga naabtan man ka? Why do you keep trying to explain, when I caught you red-handed? Mau tuy ákung girasun níya nga nasakit ka, The excuse I gave to him was that you were sick. -abli a. 1. reasonable. Rasunabli ang íyang gibúhat kay maalkansi man tà tug wà, What he did was reasonable because he would have lost money if he hadn’t. 2. tending to give excuses, reasons why something was or was not.


rasyon

Cebuano

ration


ratatat

Cebuano

n. 1. rattling sound of a machine gun; 2. rattling off scoldings. Ayg kan-a nang kík, ratatat ra ba kaáyu si Tiyà, Better not eat that cake. Your aunt is great at reading lectures; v. 1. for a machine gun to rattle; 2. scolding in a rattling way.


ratipikar

Cebuano

v. 1. ratify; 2. approve an action after it has been carried out by a subordinate. Núlu ang kuntrátung dílì ratipikahan sa manidyǐr, The contract is null and void if the manager doesn’t ratify it.


ratsáda

Cebuano

everybody (do). Bugsay, ratsáda, Everybody row. Ratsáda, bira, Everybody pull; v. 1. be included in something that is supposed to have happened to someone or something else. Naratsáda ku sa ákung ábin pagkapildi sa íyang manuk, I lost the amount I put in on his bet when his cock lost. Naratsáda núun ku sa kasábà bisag wà kuy salà, I was scolded as well, even though I hadn’t done anything. Daghang mga way lábut ang nangaratsáda sa pinusílay, A lot of innocent people got caught up in the crossfire; 2. win successively in a mahjong game. Wà ka makaratsáda sa wà pa ka muílis sa ímung silya, It was only when you moved to another chair that you started winning successively.


ratsar

Cebuano

see ratsáda, v1, 2.


rauk

Cebuano

n. money (slang). Wà giyud kuy rauk, I don’t have a cent.


raw

Cebuano

see daw.


rawraw

Cebuano

daydream


rawraw

Cebuano

v. talk nonsense. Sabà dihà! Nagrawraw ka man lang, Shut up! You are just talking nonsense; n. nonsense.


rawun, ráwun

Cebuano

n. 1. round in sports. Gipahaplà sa ikalimang ráwun, The boxer was knocked down in the fifth round; 1a. round in mahjong in which all four players have had the deal; 1b. walay — no chance of winning. Wà giyud kay ráwun kun makig-áway kag buksidur, You don’t have a chance if you fight with a boxer; 2. one complete sexual act. Nanghambug siyang makalima siya ka ráwun, He boasted that he could do it five times; 3. a complete round of a circular course. Duha ka ráwun ang ithandrid, The 800-meter run is two rounds of the track; a. good in many things. Ráwun siya sa tanang sabdyik, He is good in all his subjects; v. 1. make a complete circuit around; 2. make the rounds of. Nagráwun ang mga bumbíru sa syudad, The firemen are making regular rounds in the city. Giráwun námù ang tanang nayit klab, We made the rounds of the night clubs; 3. get to be good in many things. — rúbin n. 1. tournament done such that each contestant is paired off with every other contestant; 2. session practicing basketball in which every player has a chance to shoot in turn; v. hold a rawun rúbin practice in basketball. rawunrawun v. 1. keep going around and around. Nagrawunrawun ang mga bátà líbut sa balay, The children kept running around the house; 2. go round for a walk, pleasure. Mintras wà pay abri ang mga sinihan magrawunráwun lang únà ta sa syudad, Let’s walk around downtown until the movie houses open; 3. spend money going about. Girawunráwun sa istudiyanti ang kwartang pangmatrikula, The student squandered the money for tuition fees by gallivanting around.


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