What is bloody?

What Does bloody Mean

The term ordago comes from the Basque hor dago , which translates as “there it is” . The concept is used in the mus , a popular card game (playing cards).

The mus is played with the Spanish deck , usually between four individuals who are grouped in pairs . Each player receives four cards and must decide if they want “mus” (discard at least one card) or “no mus” (keep the cards they received). If all the players want to get rid of cards, the "mus" is specified: the players, then, must leave the cards they want to discard face down in a pile and then receive the same amount.
The action is repeated until some player no longer wants "mus" . Once this step has been completed, the game begins with the sets or plays: big (the pair with the highest value of the cards wins ), girl (the one with the lowest value wins), pairs (the winning pair is the one with the most cards equal and of greater value) or game (to win you have to equal or exceed 31, adding the values ​​of the cards). On each cast, it is possible to "raise" (bet) or check.

Having explained these questions, now we can focus on the idea of ordago . This is what the full game bet is called . The order, therefore, is a stake that, if accepted by the opponents, defines the game, since the pair that wins the play also keeps the game beyond the points accumulated so far.
Specifically, within this aforementioned game and even in a popular way outside of it, the expression "launch an ordeal" is used. With this, what he tries to express is that a person accepts as a challenge risking everything.
Finally, the expression “de ordago” is used in colloquial language to describe something enormous or superlative . For example: “It's freezing cold, I don't know how to keep warm anymore” , “The production of the film required a freezing investment in special effects” .
In this case, we can therefore state that ordago can also be used as a synonym for words such as excessive, excellent or even superior quality.
In the cultural sphere, we come across different works that use the term we are dealing with in their titles. This would be the case, for example, of the book “Órdago: a walk along the Basque Pyrenees border”.
That was published in 2019, its author is Professor Álvaro de la Rica and it must be established that it is a work halfway between a travel work and an autobiography. Specifically, he comes to talk about some important questions about the geographical area to which he refers. More exactly it revolves around the politics of the place, art, religion, history, faith ...

Likewise, we cannot forget “Órdago! Reflections of a mus player ”. This work was written by Jordi Briñol from Barcelona, ​​who is the founder and president of the Barcelona Mus Club as well as a delegate in his city of the renowned Spanish Mus Association, better known as ASESMUS.
We also have to highlight that Ordago Folk is the name of a group of traditional music from the Basque Country in particular.

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