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VERSE OF THE PLENA

"CUANDO LAS MUJERES QUIEREN A LOS HOMBRES, PRENDEN CUATRO VELAS Y SE
LAS PONEN POR LOS RINCONES." WHICH MEANS WHEN THE WOMEN WANT A MAN
THEY LIGHT FOUR CANDLES AND PUT THEM IN THE CORNERS.

Submitter comment: THE PLENA IS A TYPICAL FOLKLORIC DANCE OF PUERTO RICO. THE LIGHTING
OF FOUR CANDLES IN FOR CORNERS SIMBOLIZES A RITUAL OF TAKING OVER THE
ROOM.

Where learned: PUERTO RICO

Subject headings: 686 Fourths / Quarters
BELIEF -- Marriage

Date learned: 00-00-1979

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