The etymological origin of the word peña is very clear. It comes from Latin, the term "pinna", which can be translated as "feather", "wing" and even "battlement".
Pain It is a concept of very varied meanings. It can refer, among other things, to a set of individuals who meet to develop certain activities . By extension, the term also refers to the meeting itself and the place where the meeting takes place.
For example: “My uncle sings in a folk rock”, “The supporters of the Athletic Club La Fraternidad founded a rock to bring together the neighbors who share the passion for the team”, “Do you want to come to the rock tonight? We can eat something and dance for a while ”.
In this sense, we must expose that it is very common, in countries like Spain, that there are football clubs. These are groups of fans of the same team that meet and conform not only to watch the games together but also to make trips to see him in a certain field and even to carry out activities of various kinds.
A rock, on the other hand, is a stony elevation or one rock Large size. An example of this geological element is the Bernal's Rock , located in Queretaro (Mexico ). This rock was created after the solidification of the lava of a volcano and through the action of the erosion .
Pain It is also a very frequent surname in Latin America and Spain . A large number of celebrities share this name: the late radial conductor and Argentine-Uruguayan actor Fernando Peña , the American actor Michael Peña , the former Spanish footballer Ivan of the Rock and the Mexican president Enrique Peña Nieto They are just some of these personalities.
All this without forgetting the singer Juan Peña “el Lebrijano”, one of the most important flamenco artists of all time, or the now disappeared actor Pedro Peña. This was an interpreter from Valladolid, who rose to fame in Spain thanks to his participation in the television series "Family Doctor" or "A step forward."
In the same way, it should be noted that there are various corners of the planet that also have the term peña in their name. This would be the case, for example, of the following:
-Pain. In the Brazilian Santa Catarina is located this municipality that has about 21,000 inhabitants and is known for being the national seafood capital.
-Castle of the Rock. In the Navarrese mountain range of Sierra de Peña, 1,062 meters high, it is where this medieval fortification is located that currently only keeps some vestiges standing.
In the field of religion , the Virgin of the Rock it is one of the advocations of the Virgin Mary . In Argentina , Brazil , Spain and other countries, this virgin has become the patron saint of various locations. One of these advocations is the Virgin of the Rock of France , which is venerated in a church of Salamanca (Spain ).