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barriga

Translation of barriga in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 1 [familiar/colloquial] (vientre) stomach, tummy [familiar/colloquial] dolor de barriga stomachache, tummy ache [familiar/colloquial] tiene mucha barriga she has quite a stomach o/or tummy ha echado mucha barriga he's developed quite a paunch o/or [familiar/colloquial] gut o/or [familiar/colloquial] pot niños desnutridos con la barriga hinchada undernourished children with swollen stomachs o/or bellies rascarse or tocarse la barriga [familiar/colloquial] to sit on one's butt (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) backside [familiar/colloquial] barriga llena, corazón contento a full stomach makes for a happy heart

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