Browse Vernacular - English


rancheria comm. refers to a place where cattle and carabao were raised during American and Spanish times. {hist} Lourdes S. Dulawan: Ifugao Cutlure and History
rangko comm. refers to a person’s standing, position or grade level, e.g. military rank. (sem. domains: 4.5.6 - Status.) Language Of Borrowing: English: rank.
rasyon comm. rations of food; a measured amount of food. [There were missions to distribute food after WWII and into the 60’s.] Em alan nan rasyon taku. Go and get our ration. (sem. domains: 5.2 - Food.) Language Of Borrowing: English: ration.
rebelde comm. one who revolts or refuses to obey authorities, rules or laws; a rebel. (sem. domains: - Rebel against authority.)
regalo (sp. var. ligalu) 1comm. a gift. Idatam hi regalo na hin umali. Give him a gift if he comes. Sim: awil. (sem. domains: 7.4.1 - Give, hand to.) 2trans. to give a gift to someone. Iregalu yu nan pinaot. Give the wood carving as a gift. Regaluwam hi manuk nan mittulum. Give your teacher a chicken for her gift. i‑/iN‑, ‑an/‑in‑ ‑an. Language Of Borrowing: Spanish.
rekomendar trans. to recommend someone. Naala nah ngunu te inrekomendar ku. He got the job because I recommended him. Hiyay nunrekomendar ke ha-oy. He was the one who recommended me. i‑/iN‑, muN‑/nuN‑. 3I Direct an action toward an object. (sem. domains: - Praise.) Language Of Borrowing: Spanish.
relip comm. refers to used clothing from relief missions. [Although relief missions ended long ago, used clothing is sold in markets and stores. Relatives working overseas often send cartons of such clothing.] Waday igattang dan relip hidih markadu. They have used clothing for sale in the market. (sem. domains: - Relief, 5.3 - Clothing.) Language Of Borrowing: English: relief.
Renata prop. the proper first name of a Belgian nun; one of the first to serve in Kiangan. [The Belgian nun, Renata, was much-loved by the people. She is remembered for her long-time service to the people and her compassion for them.]
respeto (sp. var. of lispitu)
rigat (sp. var. of ligat)
rilo comm. a wristwatch; a clock. Mangitit nan rilo na. His watch is black. Sim: olas. (sem. domains: 8.2.8 - Measure.) Language Of Borrowing: Spanish: reloj.
riper trans. to repair; to mend; to fix. Riperom nan napain ubunan. Repair the destroyed chair. Munriper hi Boy hi tolak. Boy repairs trucks. ‑on/‑in‑, muN‑/nuN‑. 4A Change the structure of object. (sem. domains: 7.9.4 - Repair.) Language Of Borrowing: English.
Rosa prop. a woman’s proper name; Rose.