In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1informal(vientre)stomachtummy informaldolor de barriga — stomachache
- tiene mucha barriga — she has quite a stomach / tummy
- ha echado mucha barriga — he's developed quite a paunch
- niños desnutridos con la barriga hinchada — undernourished children with swollen stomachs / bellies
- rascarse / tocarse la barriga — to sit on one's backside
- barriga llena, corazón contento — a full stomach makes for a happy heart
2(de una vasija)bellyrounded part
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