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Arretao´

a very bold person, stupidly brave

2

Asorao

surprised

3

A caco

to shave a head bald, especially when trying to hide their hair loss

4

A nivel

used to describe when something is pleasurable, almost like "really cool"

5

A po' ta' bien

"Ah, it's OK"

6

Abombao

when someone had lots to eat.

7

Abombarse

rotten or spoiled food, fruit and water

8

Abur – Abur

equal to bye bye

9

Ace

powdered soap, laundry soap

10

Acechar

to watch or control

11

Acetona

Nail polish remover

12

Aficiao

(pronounced ah Fee Chow) to be enamored with, in love with or complexly asphyxiated with another person.

13

Agallú (or Agayú)

greedy, when one has more than enough and does not share. Selfish.

14

Aguajero

BS'er, full of it, speaks a lot and does nothing, brags and boasts all the time.

15

Agolpear

(Golpear) to strike, hit

16

Ahora

now

17

Ahorita

Soon,later, maybe never in "Dominican time"

18

Anchoas, anchoitas

pin curls (thanks Nicole)

19

Anjá

sort of like saying "What!" "Wow!"

20

Ajebrarse

to physically fight with another person

21

Ajumao

drunk

22

Al trisito

when something is about to happen or almost happened. "We al tristo wrecked"

23

Alante

(similar to adelante) to move ahead, go forward, to call the next person in a line

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Alelao

a man who is a little slow or stupid

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Allantoso

Bragger, phony

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AMET

(El AMET) the traffic police

27

Amorcita (o)

my little love (feminine or masculine) used as a term of endearment not necessarily love

28

Anda el Diablo (sometimes spoken as one word Andaeldiablo)

It is usually said as an exclamation with the emphases on the word anda. Used like the word Damn! when surprised or frustrated. Translated loosely as The devil walks or hanging out with the devil.

29

Añuga

to choke

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A su orden

Your welcome or "It's nothing"

31

Apechurrao, Apiñao, Apeñucao

to be very tight, to be packed in like sardines

32

Aplatanado

another name for Dominicans. Many do not like being called this.

33

Aplicar

apply for a job

34

Apota

intentionally, deliberately

35

Arma una piña

to look for a fight

36

Arrecho

for a man to be excited sexually, erect

37

averiguao

(from the spanish word averiguador) a person who is very nosey (thanks Nicole)

38

Avion

(literally means airplane) a woman that does sexual favors for free; an easy woman

39

Baboso

(pronounced ba bozo) idiot, to speak lies, talks way too much crap.

40

Bacano

one cool dude

41

Bago

person that does not like to work

42

Baisma

The Basement

43

Bajo

bad smell

44

Bakebo

Basketball

45

Banca

place to place a bet, gamble (baseball, lottery)

46

Barajo

"eso se barajo" literally it was shuffled. Used when a plan was changed or did not happen.

47

Batea

metal wash tub, usually used for laundry

48

Bayonesa

mayonnaise in spanglish

49

Beepear

pager, beeper

50

Beibol

baseball

51

Bengue

Ben Gay

52

Bembe

(big) lips / Bembú person with big lips

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Bemberria

a small party for friends

54

Bidón

aluminum container,usually used to hold and transport milk

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Bi Ma

Big Mac

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Bloque

Sidewalk

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Blumen

women's panties, bloomers

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Boca aguá

someone who talks without thinking

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Bohío

hut

60

Bolsa

be careful with this word. In Spain Spanish it is bag. In DR it is (ball) bag. We use the word funda for bag.

61

¡Bomba!

Wow!

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Bomba

gas station

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Bonche

party for a bunch of friends

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Bote llón de agua

the large 5 gallon blue jug of water that holds clean drinking water.

65

un bote

boat

66

Bozo

big moustache on an old person

67

Brasier

bra

68

Brecha

spy

69

Brechador

(acechar to watch) men who like to watch women

70

Brechero

peeping Tom

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Brechar

someone that likes to brag a little

72

Buquí

when someone makes a pig of themselves

73

Bufeando

making fun of something or someone

74

Bufeo

relax

75

Bugarron

dominate gay man

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Buquí

when someone makes a pig of themselves

77

Burén

flat griddle

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Burriquero

The guy in the country that rides around doing errands for people on his burro, ie:runs to the grocery store

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Caballo

person similar to a tigre but a little more decent

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*Cabron

a large male goat,also means displeased

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*Cacaito

candy

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*Cacata

tarantula type spider, bad woman (more on a cacata/ tarantula and a picture)

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*Cacharra

a vehicle in bad shape

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*Cachu

when you can do something fast and not complicated, easy for you "Cocinar arroz es cachu para el dominicano"

85

*Caco

head

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*Cacú

someone with a large head

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*Cajeta

bag, can have many meanings depending on the context

88

*Callejones

a small road, alley. A side road with no lights where delinquents, robbers and other shady people hang out.

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*Can

Celebration or party

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*Canillas

skinny legs

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*Canoa

canoe

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*Carajo

(pronounced ca rah ho)

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*Carey

tortoise shell

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*Carro

car (coche)

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*Carro Publicos

public taxis (more on transportation)

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*Cepillo

an old volksweign

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*Chepa

(used much in the Cibao region) luck

98

*Champola

a drink made of guanábana and milk.

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*Champú

Shampoo

100

*Chancleta

flip flop, sandal

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*Chata

when a person hasaflat behind, no bum. It is the small back pocket sized alcohol bottle. Many men carry a chata in their pocket

102

*Chatica

the flat bottles of rum that easily fit into a pocket

103

*Checkear

to check, investigate

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*Chele

Centavo, penny

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*Chepa

stroke of luck,"que chepa!"Que Cheposo!" what luck

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*Cherchar

to talk in an animated way. Came from people gathering after church

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*Chichí

a baby boy

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*Chichigua

kite

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*Chicle

chicklet, the gum

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*Chimicuí

can be a bad odor or a bad looking face

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*Chin

a little bit "chin chin" ("dame un chin" give me a little bit)

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*Chininin o Chililin

a very little bit, smaller than chin

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*Chinchilín

blackbird used to describe a really bad odor

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*Chivito harto de jobo

(pronounced chivito jartuejobo) someone that thinks their important but really they are no one

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*Chivo

goat, to be suspicious of something. doubtful, doesn't have trust in a person (cabra)

116

*Chol

Shorts, Short Pants

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*Chopa

a not nice word meaning a cleaning lady or domestic servant. It is very rude to call someone this

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*Chopo

a person of the lowest class very rude (do not call anyone this)

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*Chula

sugar mama, a term of endearment used frequently in the streets.

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*Chulea

to cover with kisses

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*Cicote

foot odor

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*Cielito

(literally little piece of heaven) used to describe a small tip that is customarily given as a reward

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*Cloo

club

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*Cloro

"tu ta cloro" "estas cloro" the word cloro is used instead of the word claro (clear). So it would mean I understand, you are coming across very clear.

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*Cloro

Clorox, bleach

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*Cobrador

fare collector on a guagua

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*Cocaleka

popcorn

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*Cocote

neck (of a person)

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*Cocuyo or Cucuyo

firefly, lightning bug, also known in legends as nimitas (the legend of nimitas)

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*Colín

Machete

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*Colmado

corner store in most neighborhoods. Sells drinks, food, necessities. Anything and everything.

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*Colmadón

a larger version of a Colmado. Usually has music, dancing, food. Closely resembles a local bar

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*Compai / Copai

Compadre, friend

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*Comparona

person who likes to show off

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Con flei

corn flakes, all cold cereals are called by this name

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*Concho

(Con Cho) 1) a softer non curse form of the word damn (coño). 2) moto

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*Coño

an expression close in meaning to Damn! (a little vulgar). Can also mean a woman's private part (very vulgar)

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*Cota

the dirt in the creases around the neck

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*Cote

Kotex

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*Cotorra

parrot, a person that talks too much. Cotorra tuya.

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*(una) Crica

a little bit, the same as saying un chin or un poquito.

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*Cuartos

money

143

*Cuero

a female sanky panky. A woman that picks up tourists, claims love and uses them for cash, gifts and other gains. Usually a resort worker. This is not a nice word to use casually.

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*Cuquear

to bother

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*Cutafara

Ugly woman

146

*Cuté

nail polish

147

Dame Lu

(dam eloo) a greeting "What's up?" or "What's happenin'?" literally give me light (enlighten me)

148

*Deguabine

someone in bad physical shape

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*Deplayarse

laying around for hours doing nothing, maybe laying in bed and watching tv

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*Detutanao

canceled

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*¿Dime ave?

(deemehabe) "Whats up?" "Tell me what's going on" (literally enlighten me, tell me so I can see)

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*Dímelo?

sort of like "What's happenin'", "How are you?", used much when answering the phone

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*¡Diachi!

it's a way to soften the word diablo (devil). Used in place of the word damn ie: "Diache! You look good" or Diache! I stubbed my toe. Also can be astonished or surprised. (gracias Tito for the definition)

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*Dios te Bendigas

God bless you respond with "Amen")

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*Dí que

similar to saying "uhhmm"...in place of a pause in a sentence, uh el Dueño, el Amo

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*Dry Clean

to clean up yourself especially before a party or after going to the beach

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Emparchao

when the stomach hurts from indigestion

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*Emperchado

someone that dresses in the high fashion of the time

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*Enchivao

clogged

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*Enchulao

to be in love

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*Enchumbao

to be full of it; I am all wet, used to refer to wet shoes after a rain

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*Enculillarse

to have a bad itch

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*Enjaretar

(verb) gorge on food, when your really hungry this is what you do.

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*Eringarse

(verb) describes the Dominican way of borrowing money, spending it, borrowing more without paying it back.

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*Escrines

screens

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*Esprie

Sprite (the soda)

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Fantamoso

person who likes to show off

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*Fariseo

someone from another country that is not nice to the locals, a bad foreigner.

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*Ferré/ Darce Ferré

to fix ones self up, to make up ones self

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*Fiao

on credit, many Colmados and local vendors will take credit if they know and trust you.

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*Fifty

Fifty a high class person

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*Fó

expression used before a word for a bad scent

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*Fotostática

photocopy

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*Fuego

used when you agree with something someone said.

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*Fui

Normally this word means "I went" but Dominicans use this for the word culo or butt.

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*Fulano, perensejo y sutanejo

used when you don't know a persons name (what's his name?)

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*Fuljean

Full jeans..when a woman fills out her jeans nicely

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*Fulillo /fuí

Anus

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*Funda

bag, shopping bag (Spain Spanish the word is bolsa which in DR it is a mans ball bag (not nice))

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*Fuñir/ Fuñe

to bother,annoy

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*Freco

To get fresh (sexually or verbally), smart mouth (really spelt fresco meaning fresh but usually said without the "S" in this form)

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*Fregada

bother, hassle, nuisance

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*Freta

when a woman's nipples are cold and erect

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*Furufa

an ugly woman, not nice

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Galillo

person with a loud voice

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Gallina

chicken, a person that's afraid

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Gato

cat, a robber

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Gase

burp,belch,gas

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glu glu

like saying chug chug in English; the sound one makes when drinking.

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Gotea

to fall

191

Grajo

armpit odor, underarm stink, B O

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Grillo

woman of ill repute, uses you then leaves you, usually has bad hair

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Guachiman

watchman, private guard

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Guagua

privately owned minivan used as transportation

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Guaifai

WiFi internet service

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Guapo

Angry, mad or tough (in Spain Spanish Guapo (a) is handsome (beautiful) un Guapo us a tough guy

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¡ Güay !

an expression meaning WoW!

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¡Guay mi Mai!

An expressing meaning pain

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Gueje, gueje

ridicule

200

Güira

metal instrument that is made of perforated metal and scrapped

201

Hanguia

to hang out. "Lets go hang out at the Colmado". Hanguiadero/ a is one who hangs. New York Latinos

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Heavy

cool "Que heavy." (How cool) "'Ta heavy" (That is cool)

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Hijo de Machepa

a poor man who does not have anything "Son of bad luck"

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Horripilante

terrible

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Huidera/o

when a crowd runs to or from where something is happening, where the action is

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Impueto

accustomed to, used to, customary

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Jablador or Hablador (jablador is more common)

liar

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Jabladoraso

someone who exaggerates things or twist them to get what they want, stronger word than just Jablador.

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Jalar

to put drugs up your nose

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Jamona

a woman that is old (past 40 years old) and not married,

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Jaro

aluminum vase to drink water , can be any size

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Jarto/a

very tired of something or someone

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Jeepeta

SUV truck

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Jevón

girl,usually very beautiful

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Joder

(a bad word) many meanings...to bother someone; to make love to.

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Joe

when you don't know someone's name you call them Joe

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Jompear (yompear)

to jump start a car with jumper cables

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Jumo

a drunk person

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¿K lo K?

(Que lo Que) Whats up? Whats happenin'?

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Kachu

ketchup

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Kille

(literally broken glass) To be angry

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Kimbo, po pó,

Jierro pistol

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Kukika, carabelita

cheep low quality item

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Lambón

is someone that goes to someone's home and eats and drinks their food without invite, flatters someone for personal gain

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Lavagallos

literally rooster cleaner, bad rum was used to clean the game cocks wounds bad rot gut liquor or firewater

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lon pley

(long play) a record album

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Loco

"Are you nuts!" = "¡tu ta loco!" calling someone crazy.

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Lonchera

comes from English word lunch, used to describe a child's lunch box

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Lua

a spirit protector

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Lunche

lunch

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Luz

electrical service, lights

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(la) macaste

you did it wrong, or you messed up

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Machucar or Machacar

to smash or crush (as in I smashed my toe.)

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Mai

mom; mamá; mother

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Maipiolo

someone that is a match maker. Looks for a partner for another, fixes someone up

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MamaJuana

A typical Dominican drink made with herbs and roots with rum,honey and vine added. Some may have

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Mandamás

big shot, boss

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Mano

short for hermano, brother. Used when greeting a good friend. "oye mi mano" ( "hey my brother")

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Manso

(manso); Mansito tranquilo; cool; relaxing; chillin'. Can also mean a nonaggressive domesticated animal.

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Mala pata

bad luck, is the same as mala suerte

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Mata

tree

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Matantan

very street smart and hardcore individual

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Maricon

gay man

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Masamorra

athletes feet or foot disease

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Mayimbe

boss, big shot

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Medio Pollo

coffee with milk

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Menta

mint, refers to all types of candy

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Mishu

how to call a cat to come here (instead of saying pssspsssp)

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Mol

Mall, as in shopping mall

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Mono

monkey, a person that is annoying

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Moños, greñas, pajón, corbeja, afro

used to describe frizzy hair

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Montro (a)

dude, buddy, pal.

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Morena, Moreno

the brown color of the skin. You will hear someone call out to another "Oy Morena!"

254

Moto

motorcycle

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Motoconcho

motorcycle taxi (more on transportation Dominican style)

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Muflé

a muffler

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Muñecas Limé

the doll of limé was created in 1981 by sculpture Mere Liliana. The original is not made now

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Mu, Muo

dumb

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*Ná

short for nada (nothing) (corrected by Rachel)

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*Nalgas

butt cheeks (in Spain Spanish the word is culo which in DR Spanish that is the butt hole)

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*Ñame

fool, idiot

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*Ñañara (Saranana, guachipa, salpullio)

Itching and burning dermatitis

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*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.

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*Negocito

small business. usually meaning all the little vendors and shops set up along the streets

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*Nitido

when something is cool. "That's cool" = "ta nitido"

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*Ñojo

said to say something in very large "¡Que ñojo (gran) pescao!" "What a big fish! (from the southwest

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Olla

signifies being in big monetary trouble

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*Ordenar

to order

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*Osten

someone that acts in a very arrogant way

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*Oyé

when someone is wants to make sure they are heard, ie: "listen up"! (usually said 2 times to make it

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*Oyéme

"Listen to me".

272

*pa' k

why, but why. "Pa' k you do not talk to me?"

273

*pa´allá

over there. "Where is the street?" "Pa' alla" (said with a underhand swish of the wrist).

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*Pa' po' la

when you take leftovers from a restaurant to eat the next day

275

*Pai

dad; papá; father

276

*Pájaro

feminine homosexual

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*Pajon

person with their hair all messed up and sticking out.

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*Palé

the lottery, it is combination first and second numbers of the lottery and pays 1000 to 1

279

*Palero

from Trujillos era this was one of his security forces armed with heavy wooden bats

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*Paletero

street vendor that sells cigarretes, candies and gum from a box that resembles a large suitcase, palet.

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*Paloma

love, gentile person.

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*Palomo

one who deceives in love. Game player.

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*Pampers

disposable diapers

284

*Pana, Panita

friend, partner, colleague. A friendly remark to greet a friend.

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*Panó or Panneau

the horses you see around that look skinny, like they are on their last leg, but are really very strong

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*Pantis

panties

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*Paracaídas

someone that goes to a party uninvited

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*Parao

person with good economic position. It is also a sexual expression talking about an erect penis

289

*Parejero

a vain person, to be vain

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*Pariguayo

party watcher

291

*Pasao

crazy, used when you disapprove of the actions of another person ''tu 'ta pasao''

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*Patana

big trailer truck

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*Patatú

a person very upset; the person damn near got a heart attack

294

*Pavo

turkey

295

*Pecao

fish

296

*Pega Cuernos

unfaithful

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*Pegao

person who includes himself in an activity without being invited.

298

*Pegote

a piece of something

299

*Peje, Pecao

fish

300

*Pelmaso

stupid; clumsy

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*(te) Pelota

to hit, strike

302

*Penco

big, immense. Used mainly in the town of Jaragua

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*Pendejo

idiot, person full of it.

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*Peo

flatuilation, fart

305

*Perico Ripiao

the oldest type of merengue music made with with guira, tambora(drum) and accordion.

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*Picaro

person who does not pay.

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*Picher

the person that receives and helps the people in a guagua

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*Pico duro

smart alec

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*Pilón

wooden mortar and pestle used for grinding coffee, garlic, and other spices.

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*Piltrafa

(to be eaten by pigs) worthless, useless

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*Pínpún

the same, equal

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*Pipá

(packed) when someplace or thing is packed tight with people, really crowded

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*¡Pipo!

(typical expression in the Cibao area) expresses surprise, "Wow!"

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*Pique

to be of bad humor, in a rage, not in a good mood "¡Tengo un pique!"

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*Plebo or playú

plywood

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*Ploplo

soft, flexible muscles. Slang for when the rear end (butt) of a woman is loose and bouncy.

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*Pluma

water spigot

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*Poli

cops; police

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*Poloché

Polo Shirt

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*Pone chivo

doubt, not trust

321

*Popof

a high class person (same as fiftyfifty)

322

*Pote

a small sampling of something. ie. pack of ketchup or mayonnaise, a 1 serving bottle of rum.

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*(Tener) Prángana

to have a very bad economic problem

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*Prieto

Negro

325

*Propina

tip, monetary gift

326

*Pulpería

to be overwhelmed

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*Puta

slut

328

Qué lo Qué?

(same as ¿que pasa?) "Whats happening?" "Whats up?" (also written as ¿k lo k?)

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*Que Lo What

when you greet friends and ask what's happening. (sort of like k lo k but half English)

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*Quebrao

man with an extremely large penis

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*Quilla/o (se quilla)

to bother something or someone; to be mad

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*Quiniela

since most don't have the money to bet a group or community pool their money together to bet on the

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*Quinielero/ a

the person that takes the bets, many times having smaller winnings only on a few numbers

334

*(a la) Guimbamba

to finish or end late

335

*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.

336

Rapana

friends with benefits. Sex buddy

337

*Rapar

to have vigorous sex with a person

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*Raquiña

itch

339

*Rata

it is the lowest form to call a person, worse than calling someone garbage

340

*Rebulujado o rebuluteao

disorganized

341

*Recorte

a trim, as in trim the heir or the bushes

342

*Relambio

obnoxious

343

*Remenión

when dancing the merengue it is the ability to rapidly move the mid section of the body

344

*Revejio

young person with the face or an old person

345

*Rufo

Roof

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*(una) Rumba

a lot

347

Sacaliñar

to throw something (that they did) up in someone's face

348

Sacando chipa

Being very angry

349

Sacar chivo

to commit fraud (Trujillo is referred to as a chivo)

350

Samuro

non pure bread fighting rooster

351

Sanky Panky

Gigolo Dominican style, comes from the words hanky panky

352

Saranana

skin allergy

353

Segundito

when you ask someone to give you a few seconds more time "Give me a second."

354

(hacer un) Serrucho

To collect money (maybe money owed to you)

355

Si Dios Quieres

If God wants. Many Dominicans say this after saying anything to show they are not arrogant.

356

Sica

poop, fecal matter

357

Sicote

smelly feet

358

Silebí

sealed beam, headlamp for an automobile

359

Silin

Ceiling

360

Siro

syrup (as in maple syrup)

361

Soba

caress

362

Sobacco

armpit

363

Soquín

an all around bad odor

364

Suape

a mop or the act of mopping.

365

Suape

someone that is very drunk "Tengo un suape" "I'm drunk."

366

Swiche

( in Spain Spanish interrupter) light switch

367

Tabaná

open handed smack on the face

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Tacaño

when someone is cheep, does not like to spend money

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Ta´en olla

bankrupt, broke

370

Ta' Pagao

when you have a connection with an important person in a high position

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Ta to

OK. If you agree with something said. or ¿Ta to?; "Is everything OK?"

372

Teipi

scotchtape, adhesive tape

373

ténis

tennis shoes

374

Teshir

Tshirt

375

Te da una galleta or cocotaso

to slap someone

376

Te e´plota

to strike or hit

377

Tibiar

(the Spanish verb is entibiar) heating up water or soup on the stove

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Tigre

tiger. used to describe a person that is a go getter, will do what it takes to get what he wants

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Tinaco

large tank on the roofs of many buildings used to hold water for the times when the water runs out.

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Tingola

a blow to the Adams Apple (la nuez de adán) with the fingers

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Tirijala

discussion

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Tiro, cartuchazo o plomazo

to shoot a gun or fire arm

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Tisica

sickly, skinny, or gaunt

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Tripea

joke

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(que)Tripeo

"What a pity." ("Que lástima")

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Tutumpote

person in a good financial and economical situation

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Tufo

bad odor, bad breath

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tu ta'

(tu esta) you are "¿Como tu ta'?" = "how are you?"; "¿Donde tu ta'?" = "Where are you?"

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Una Fria

(cold one) Una bien fria (really cold one) what you say when you ask for a beer, you will usually

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Vacano

something is cool. "That's cool" = "ta vacano"

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Vacuencia

poop, fecal material; when you tell someone they are talking nonsense (shit). This one word can cover an entire sentence. "Your talking a bunch of crap!"

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Vaina

(literally vine) thing, "Give me that thing". Can be used as an exclamation like "Damn!" ("Que Vaina!") or can be used as if you were saying "That's a shit." ( "es a vaina"). This word can be used many different ways.

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Vale

means a person from the campo/country person,

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Veldá'? Son veldá

"Is it true?" ("Es verdad?") "Yes, it's true" ("Si, es verdad")

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Verdugo

expert

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Vestida de Novia

another name for a beer. The layer of ice on the outside of the bottle.

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Vidrio inglés

(English glass) animal poop, when you're walking and you step on a pile of poop you stepped on an English glass.

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Vientiocho

(28) crazy, loco

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Viralata

used to describe a mixed bread dog usually brown, and the way they search for food in the garbage.

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Vivaporu

Vicks Vapo Rub (a cure for everything)

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Vividores

people who live of the money of others; ie. a man that lives on monetary gifts from another

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Voladora

a small bus that has a certain route to follow

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Volteo

when a plate is filled up with large portions of food

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Yeyo

a person highly upset or almost got a heart attack “Le dio un yeyo”

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Yilet

(Gillette) razor

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Yola

small fishing boat. Many times used to sneak Dominicans into USA

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Yunque

being in a fighting, roughneck mood.

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Yuncazo

a type of fighting hit that makes you fee afterwards like you were hit with a bull.