little dipper tummy

Discussion in 'Spanish-English Vocabulary / Vocabulario Español-Inglés' started by Momonero, Apr 4, 2015.

  1. Momonero

    Momonero Member

    Spanish - Argentina
    Hello everybody! Here I have a problem trying to get a Spanish translation of "little dipper tummy". Although I understand what means these words individually, I'm not sure about how it's described tummy in it. For what stands dipper here? The ideas I have about "dipper" and "dip" don't make sense in my mind regarding the topic, at least without sound forced.

    The complete sentence is: "I still want to marry Mark and his little dipper tummy". There's not much context since it's a comment from a woman replying if she wants to marry the said Mark.
     
  2. Sprachliebhaber Senior Member

    USA English
    The Little Dipper is Ursa Minor, but here it suggests that Mark has a little paunch: he is un poco barrigón. If he had a big-dipper tummy (Ursa Major) he would be muy barrigón. "Todavía quiero casarme con Mark y su barriguita".
     
  3. Momonero

    Momonero Member

    Spanish - Argentina
    Thank you so much Sprachliebhaber!
     

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