[plt-dev] Re: `rico' and ".rkt"

From: Jose A. Ortega Ruiz (jao at gnu.org)
Date: Tue Feb 16 18:03:39 EST 2010

"Jos Koot" <jos.koot at telefonica.net> writes:

> As adjective the Castilian (Spanish) word 'rico' also means rich,
> handsome, fruitful (of soil), precious, delicious/nutritious (of
> food). As substantive it also means darling or the substantive related
> to the adjective such as rich person, etc.

Yes, of course! For some reason, i didn't think of the 'rich' meaning,
which is as common, if not more, as the yummy one.

> That's what my dictionary says and more importantly the senses in
> which I hear the word being used in Catalunya (when Catalan people
> take the trouble to speak Castiliano) The word also belongs to the
> Catalan language, I guess, but I know little of the Catalan language.

(I think it doesn't. In Catalan it'd be ric)

> Well, yourself being Spanish, you probably can add even more senses.

Only when used in rude slang :)


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