un tatito de la puerta

English translation: like Jesus, alone in the cross

14:21 Sep 26, 2019
Spanish to English translations [Non-PRO]
General / Conversation / Greetings / Letters / Migrant interviews (Honduras/ El Salvador)
Spanish term or phrase: un tatito de la puerta
Me lo fueron a traer a casa solo como un tatito de la puerta así me lo dejaron. (no punctuation in original).

This is in the context of the interviewee's son being killed by a gang in El Salvador. He was shot as he left the house for work, as explained in another part of the interview.
Katharine Spence
United Kingdom
Local time: 10:37
English translation:like Jesus, alone in the cross
Explanation:
In many Latin American countries, "Tata", "Tatito", "Tatita" means "God", "Jesus".

This phrase may refer to the image of crucified Jesus that is usually hung on the door. Just a thought.
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Georgina Grigioni
Argentina
Local time: 06:37
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like Jesus, alone in the cross


Explanation:
In many Latin American countries, "Tata", "Tatito", "Tatita" means "God", "Jesus".

This phrase may refer to the image of crucified Jesus that is usually hung on the door. Just a thought.


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Georgina Grigioni
Argentina
Local time: 06:37
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