what does boriqua mean my spelling may be a little off!
the sentence reads "tu ere s boriqua o es q quieren q lean par" I don't speak spanish but someone wrote this to a friend of mine and still trying to translate
"tu ere s boriqua o es q quieren q lean par"
You are Puerto Rican or is it that they want it to be so.
The last bit is a guess. Any other input out there?
Boriqua is a person from Puerto Rico. Before Christopher Colombus changed the name to Puerto Rico, the island was named Boriquen. Thats why Puerto Ricans call themselves Boricuas, in honor of our ancestors.
A Puerto Rican. Be it male or female
From Puerto Rico, derived from Boriqua the original name of Puerto Rico before the spaniards came to the island.
A person who was BORN in Puerto Rico.
It is thought those of Puerto Rican heritage born in continental USA don't count.
I was born in Puerto Rico, therefore I am Boriqua
I am from the Bronx, therefore I'm Boriqua de corazon