Translation of nitty-gritty in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˌnɪtiˈgrɪti/


  • [colloquial/familiar] the nitty-gritty la esencia or el meollo de la cuestión to get down to the nitty-gritty ir* al meollo de la cuestión, ir* al grano

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The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.