word that literally means "miscarried" ("malparto" means "miscarriage"), but is often used as an insult.
In practical usage, it is very
similar to the English "bastard", seeing how the Spanish
term "bastardo" is seldom if ever used as an insult by native speakers and means, very
literally, an illegitimate child.
someone "miscarried" in English, or "bastardo" in Spanish
, and they
'll look at you funny. Call
them a "malparido" or a "bastard" and they
will take offense.