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Meaning of sota, caballo y rey




Manuel GÓMEZ LÓPEZ-EGEA

sota, caballo y rey
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In Catalonia, Spain, this expression is used to express that some matter is not complicated at all, that it is very simple and that no one should be wrong to carry it out, because it is very easy, even for the less enlightened.

  




furoya

The Sota, the horse (or knight) and the King are the three figures of the Spanish deck and have the values of 10; 11 and 12 respectively. Although the ACE has a differentiated drawing, it is not of a human and belongs to the numbers with the value 1. The wildcard can have a human drawing, but it does not belong to the figures as it is an added letter for some games, nor has a fixed value assigned. 2 º _ Colloquial expression to say "always the same", "the same routine", "the obvious" (in Jack Horse and King there is a culinary definition that can be its origin).

  


Concha Utrillas Gómez

Sota, Horse and King: they are three figures of the Spanish deck, but the expression does not refer to the deck but it expresses figuratively that a matter or circumstance that is repeated frequently does so always in the same way, without variation, and that it is very limited and repetitive.

  


Danilo Enrique Noreña Benítez

They are the biggest cards of the Spanish deck that correspond to 10, 11 and 12, only exceeded in value by the ACE (1).

  



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