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Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature
|Spanish term or phrase: Me quieres costilla? Te quiero costal. Talegazo viene, talegazo va.|
|I am having problems translation this phrase into English. Up until now, I have no been able to find an English equivalent for this quaint but dated colloquial phrase in Spanish that is a play on words with the Bible story of Adam and Eve and her subsequent creation from one of Adam’s ribs.|
|English translation:This is a hard phrase to translate.|
This is one of those phrases that make sense in Spanish but not in English. My two-cents worth is: Do you love me, rib of my ribs? I love you, my rib cage. This relates to the bible, where Eve was created from Adam's rib hence 'costal' (rib sack) Talegazo is a knock or punch (to the ribs) I'm sorry I cannot help any further, it would not make sense in English: "Do you love me rib of my ribs?" "I love you, my rib cage" and they poke each other in the ribs.
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Do you love me, my lady/my rib? I love you very much..
Do you love me, my lady / my rib? I love you very much/a whole lot. I've fallen hard for you.
There's a (stupid) song called my rib. Here's the first verse. The rest of it is along the same silliness.
by Nick Cannon
My rib, my wiz, my dip, my boo
My chick, my sugar, my shorty all you
My dove, my dogg, my love, my rock
My love for you, my love don't stop
My life, my dream, my wife, my queen
My essence, my coach, my playa, my team
My buddy, my baby, my lovey, my lady
My shelter, my helper, my pain, I felt you
My diamond, my gold, my Zion, my soul
My spirit, my flesh, my chest, you hold
My shield, my skill, my will be still
My youngin', my pumpkin, my sweetness, my somethin'
My dumpling, my daisy, my freak you crazy
My woman, my girl, my misses, my world
My breezy, she need me, believe me be easy
My kid, my bid, we live my rib
m. col. Costalada,caída de bruces contra el suelo
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