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Dominican Slang Dictionary N Through R - Page 4

LANGUAGE - The Way Dominicans Talk / Dominicanismo Dictionary page 4
Take some time to learn some  Dominicanismos - We have 4 pages in our basic words list. They are able to be accessed here by using the alphabet or you can go to each page separately here.
page 1, page 2, page 3. page 4. page 5

We have 4 pages in our basic words list. They are able to be accessed here by using the alphabet or you can go to each page separately here.
page 1, page 2, page 3. page 4. page 5
P - pe

*pa' k - why, but why. "Pa' k you do not talk to me?"
*pa´allá - over there. "Where is the street?" "Pa' alla" (said with a underhand swish of the wrist).
*Pa' po' la - when you take leftovers from a restaurant to eat the next day
*Pai - dad; papá; father
*Pájaro - feminine homosexual
*Pajon - person with their hair all messed up and sticking out.
*Palé - the lottery, it is combination first and second numbers of the lottery and pays 1000 to 1
*Palero - from Trujillos era this was one of his security forces armed with heavy wooden bats
*Paletero - street vendor that sells cigarretes, candies and gum from a box that resembles a large suitcase, palet.
*Paloma - love, gentile person.
*Palomo - one who deceives in love. Game player.
*Pampers - disposable diapers
*Pana, Panita - friend, partner, colleague. A friendly remark to greet a friend.
*Panó or Panneau - the horses you see around that look skinny, like they are on their last leg, but are really very strong
*Pantis - panties
*Paracaídas - someone that goes to a party uninvited
*Parao - person with good economic position. It is also a sexual expression talking about an erect penis
*Parejero - a vain person, to be vain
*Pariguayo - party watcher
*Pasao - crazy, used when you disapprove of the actions of another person ''tu 'ta pasao''
*Patana - big trailer truck
*Patatú - a person very upset; the person damn near got a heart attack
*Pavo - turkey
*Pecao - fish
*Pega Cuernos - unfaithful
*Pegao - person who includes himself in an activity without being invited.
*Pegote - a piece of something
*Peje, Pecao - fish
*Pelmaso - stupid; clumsy
*(te) Pelota - to hit, strike
*Penco - big, immense. Used mainly in the town of Jaragua
*Pendejo - idiot,  person full of it.
*Peo - flatuilation, fart
*Perico Ripiao - the oldest type of merengue music made with with guira, tambora(drum) and accordion.
    More about Perico Ripiao
*Picaro - person who does not pay.
*Picher - the person that receives and helps the people in a gua-gua
*Pico duro - smart alec
*Pilón - wooden mortar and pestle used for grinding coffee, garlic, and other spices.
*Piltrafa - (to be eaten by pigs) worthless, useless
*Pín-pún - the same, equal
*Pipá - (packed) when someplace or thing is packed tight with people, really crowded
*¡Pipo! - (typical expression in the Cibao area)  expresses surprise, "Wow!"
*Pique - to be of bad humor, in a rage, not in a good mood "¡Tengo un pique!"
*Plebo or playú - plywood
*Ploplo - soft, flexible muscles. Slang for when the rear end (butt) of a woman is loose and bouncy.
*Pluma - water spigot
*Poli - cops; police
*Poloché - Polo Shirt
*Pone chivo - doubt, not trust
*Popof - a high class person (same as fifty-fifty)
*Pote - a small sampling of something. ie. pack of ketchup or mayonnaise, a 1 serving bottle of rum.
*(Tener) Prángana - to have a very bad economic problem
*Prieto - Negro
*Propina - tip, monetary gift
*Pulpería - to be overwhelmed
*Puta - slut
N - ene      Ñ - eñe

*Ná - short for nada (nothing) (corrected by Rachel)
*Nalgas - butt cheeks (in Spain Spanish the word is culo which in DR Spanish that is the butt hole)
*Ñame - fool, idiot
*Ñañara (Saranana, guachipa, salpullio) - Itching and burning dermatitis
*Ñapa - a gift for buying  a lot of things. Like the bank gives a gift for opening an account or you buy 3 and get 1 free.
*Negocito - small business. usually meaning all the little vendors and shops set up along the streets
*Nitido - when something is cool. "That's cool" = "ta nitido"
*Ñojo - said to say something in very large "¡Que ñojo (gran) pescao!" "What a big fish! (from the southwest
    side of the island)
O - o

*Olla - signifies being in big monetary trouble
*Ordenar - to order
*Osten - someone that acts in a very arrogant way
*Oyé - when someone is wants to make sure they are heard, ie: "listen up"! (usually said 2 times to make it
    stronger ¡oyé! oyé!)
*Oyéme - "Listen to me".
Q - cu

*¿Qué lo Qué? - (same as ¿que pasa?) "Whats happening?" "Whats up?" (also written as ¿k lo k?)
*Que Lo What - when you greet friends and ask what's happening. (sort of like k lo k but half English)
*Quebrao - man with an extremely large penis
*Quilla/o (se quilla) - to bother something or someone; to be mad
*Quiniela - since most don't have the money to bet a group or community pool their money together to bet on the
    lottery or sports
*Quinielero/ a - the person that takes the bets, many times having smaller winnings only on a few numbers
*(a la) Guimbamba - to finish or end late
*Quisqueya - in the Taino language it means"land for which there is none better" What the Dominicans call the island.  Also a brand of beer.
R - ere

*Rapana - friends with benefits. Sex buddy
*Rapar - to have vigorous sex with a person
*Raquiña - itch
*Rata - it is the lowest form to call a person, worse than calling someone garbage
*Rebulujado o rebuluteao - disorganized
*Recorte - a trim, as in trim the heir or the bushes
*Relambio - obnoxious
*Remenión - when dancing the merengue it is the ability to rapidly move the mid section of the body
*Revejio - young person with the face or an old person
*Rufo - Roof
*(una) Rumba - a lot
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