(a loanword from Spanish)

Principal English Translation: 


Attestations from sources in English: 

man çan yeh yc quimopalevily yn ialtepehv su magtt rrey totlahtocahv ynic mochiuaz yglesias monestros yn ixquich tepuztli yc tequitivaz yn azadoness picos barretas almadanas oc cequi tepoztli tequitihvani. “His majesty the king our ruler might help his city with the building of the churches and monasteries by (giving it) all the metal implements with which the work is done, the hoes, picks, crowbars, sledgehammers and other metal tools” (Lockhart, Berdan & Anderson eds. 1986: 124). [municipal council records (TA 206); time range: 1567]
Loans in Colonial and Modern Nahuatl, eds. Agnieszka Brylak, Julia Madajczak, Justyna Olko, and John Sullivan, Trends in Linguistics Documentation 35 (Berlin: De Gruyter, 2020), 75.