Spanish Loanwords

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life force plus the Spanish loanword ánima (soul, spirit), equating to the Christian sense of soul

Stafford Poole, C.M., "Christian Terms in Nahuatl," n.p., n.d.

Orthographic Variants: 
yoliyaánima

soul

Orthographic Variants: 
yonta, yota, yotan, yontas

a yoke (of oxen); or, a measure of land, perhaps the amount a yoke of oxen could plow
(a loanword from Spanish)

a Spanish name; e.g. don Fray Juan de Zapata y Sandoval, who was a bishop sent from Mexico City to Chiapas in 1615

(central Mexico, 1615)
see Annals of His Time: Don Domingo de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, James Lockhart, Susan Schroeder, and Doris Namala, eds. and transl. (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006), 294–295.

shoemaker, shoe salesperson
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
çapatos chiualoyan

a shoe store, a place where shoes are made; a place where shoes are sold (partly a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
çapatos chiuhqui

a shoemaker
(partly a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
çapatox, zapatos

shoe(s) (a loanword from Spanish) James Lockhart, Nahuatl as Written: Lessons in Older Written Nahuatl, with Copious Examples and Texts (Stanford: Stanford University Press and UCLA Latin American Studies, 2001), 213.

pants, wide and long, with many folds; originally a term associated with clothing from Valencia
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
Çarate

a Spanish last name; e.g. Fray Gerónimo de Zarate, a Franciscan chaplain in Tenochtitlan who left to go to Teohuacan (Tehuacan, Puebla?), much to the people's relief

(central Mexico, 1613)
see Annals of His Time: Don Domingo de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, James Lockhart, Susan Schroeder, and Doris Namala, eds. and transl. (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2006), 250–251.

Orthographic Variants: 
Zurita

a Spanish surname; the name carried by a "doctor" (and "oydor" or judge of the high court, the "Real Audiencia") in sixteenth-century New Spain, don Alonzo de Zorita, 1548–1556