Rawang - English


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dánmvdann:giant.Yarvprì nø dánmvdan te rì wa íe.'People from this family are giants.'
dang1n:matter, affair, about.We dang nø dèni laq mvshø̀nì.'Let's not talk about that today.'2clf:classifier for counting numbers of sides, slopes and ways.We dv̀ngdv̀ng dang.'That slope over there.'Tiqdang.'One long slope.'Yadang.'This way/matter.'Sv́ngløpchit høq lv́m dang nø gwaqe.'The place that reaches to Sangluepchit is wide.'9.2.7Classifiers=tvrà
dàng1v.t:stand, make upright.Werì shǿng èdàngò.'Keep those wood/branches in upright position.'7.1.1Standdángdáng waadv:be tall.Dángdáng wa yvnge.'(He) is so tall.'
dàng2clf:numerical classifier used in counting unit of measurement for grain which approximately holds a bushel.Lvgong tiqdàng.'One basketful of corn.'Shǿng tiqdàng.'One stack of wood.'Zishìl tiqdàng'One car-full load of sand.'<Shan9.2.7Classifiers
dàng3vdàngv.t:lock.Kung taq vdàngòe.'Lock in the clap lock up.'
dangpèn:gun, rifle.Dangpè tiqòngí nv̀mlat shvrepè jàm vtvl wvp daqà.'(He) shot the first (war) hero with the gun and (he) fell down.'dangpè mvsøn:bullet.
daongn:wild goat.=vzuq1.6.1.1.3Hoofed animals
dap1n:stopping place, inn, army base.Welòng Dvhvp dap màv̀l yàngì wae.'That Dahap inn is not there anymore, it is said.'Shelter or camp set up about every ten miles of a mountain journey.=dvná
dap2n:army.Pindap tiqdap.'One army base.'<Bur.9.2.7Classifiers
dap3v.i:be stranded.Kuyv́ng nvngwà tiqgo dapme.'Over there, a cow got stranded.'1.2.1.1Mountain
daq1vdaq1v.t:push, insist, focus, concentrate.Vdaqdv̀ngwa dvjaq mvyǿnge.'I like to look at you with full concentration.'7.3.2.6Put in
daq2vdaq2n:steep slope where sunlight can't reach most of the time; it is always wet).daq naqgivdaq naqgin:deep steep.
daq3v.i:Complement taking verb; can, be able to, capable, be strong to V.Kupè daqe.'That person is strong.'Welòng bǿn daqe.'It is possible.'Wechv̀ng nv̀msì v́m daqapmì.'That fruit is now probable and good to eat.'In V-V structure, if the tone of the initial verb is a low tone it changes to a high tone.
daq4part:1marker which occurs post verbally to mark a downward directional.Èdi daq.'Come down.'Èshø̀n daq.'Come down and speak.'9.2.9.1Verb affixes2marker which occurs post verbally to mark the beginning of an action; begin to V.Kà shø̀n daqì.'He began to speak.'Waqsè go té daqì.'The piglet began to grow.'
Daqbvngpn:Dabang; Rawang surname.1.8.1.2Family names
daqtuv.t:support, recommend.OMP + 'support'daqtu kàrun:recommendation letter.OMP + 'support' + 'letter'
darìdárìn:long ago.Dárì vsì vkàng, vkop vkàng, maq nø Krangkú Vkè mvrìng rvgaq v̀l yàngì.'Long ago, our ancestors lived at Akhe village at Krangkhu (region).'Darì nø dvrvtsè, pà gø mví we tiqpè, vle wa.'It is said that long ago there lived an unimportant orphan boy.'dárì (with high tone on initial syllble) is used when indicating really long time ago (similar to duplicating long as in long long ago in English).4.4.1.7Eradarì dvgvplong time ago.Darì dvgvp Rvwàng rì nø shìgùng móng taqwa v̀l yàngì.'In the past, the Rawang people lived in the high mountains only.''long ago' + 'time'=mvni mvnvngdarì kvngshángbànn:ancient time.'long ago' + kvngsháng + 'period'
daun:cotton (cloth or plant).Dau yìòe.'She is spinning cotton thread.'1.5.5Parts of a plant
dawøndawunn:responsibility.Tvrà zìrøk nø nàmaqni dawøn èláshì daqnø̀nge.'You find your own travel expenses.'<Bur.
dáyv.t:measure.Rvgaq dayshìe.'He is measuring his land.'<Bur.
dayan:tyre (of car).<Eng.
Dázøpn:Dazeu; place name in Yunnan province of China.1.8.2.1Names of villages
de1v.i. ~ v.t:1break, crack.Kunggø̀m dee.'The plate is broken.'Vdǿí kalø̀mchv̀ng de bǿà.'Adee broke the egg.'7.8.1Break2explode, thunder.Ságíyaq pòyaq muqdee.'Last night, it thundered all night.'