A True love. Was first said by sublime in (waiting for my ruca) Which stated it meant girlfriend or True lover. Its meaning is different for each speaker.
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In Spanish means old maid or older single woman.
In Chicano Slang it is mostly a derogatory term meaning older woman. Also means a tried woman, as in having been through the trials of life and living.
Can also mean an older woman of the barrio or older chola.

Meant to describe a girlfriend that has stayed by her boyfriend's side through difficult times, with an affectionate undertone. Also, to describe in light, derogatory (sometimes affectionate) terms a tried or worn woman no matter the age, identifying her presumed life experience.

When the older cholos referred to their girlfriends, they meant that they've been hanging around for a while. Better translated as 'old lady' as in "I'm a hang with my old-lady today."
El chango is hanging with his ruca and his kids at the car show.

El morro se agarro una bien ruca! (The youngster got himself an older/worn woman!)

She's been smoking since she was a kid, she's only 19 pero ya esta bien ruca. (but she's already old)
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'rü-kah; (noun) Etymology: Chicano Slang 1: a frequent or regular female companion in a romantic or sexual relationship.
Who you trying to get freaky with ese, don't you know that's my Ruca?
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often refered as true love. Used in a sublime song, waiting for my ruca. Also known as a southern california clothing brand spelled RVCA.
waiting for my ruca.
I want that ruca shirt.
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The brand RVCA. Pronounced "Roo-Kah," commonly misread and pronounced as R V C A because the logo replaces the U with a V.
"Oh nice you got sponsored by RVCA."

"No, dude, it's pronounced 'Ruca'"
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