asno.

(a loanword from Spanish)

Headword: 
asno.
Principal English Translation: 

a donkey (see attestations)

Orthographic Variants: 
axno, Asnoti, axnotzitzin
Lockhart’s Nahuatl as Written: 

āsnoh = donkey. Sp.
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), 211.

Attestations from sources in English: 

ca amo tecpan amo tlahtocacalli motlacatili ca çan xacalçolco. yncochiyan intlaquayan in quaquahueque yn caualloti yhuan yn Asnoti in oncan motenehua Establo. = In no palace, in no ruler's house, was He born, but only in a straw hut, the sleeping place, the eating place of cattle, of horses, and of donkey's, there in what is called a stable.
(central Mexico, early seventeenth century)
Codex Chimalpahin: Society and Politics in Mexico Tenochtitlan, Tlatelolco, Culhuacan, and Other Nahuatl Altepetl in Central Mexico; The Nahuatl and Spanish Annals and Accounts Collected and Recorded by don Domingo de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, eds. and transl. Arthur J. O. Anderson and Susan Schroeder (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997), vol. 2, 138–139.

asta axnotzitzin quintecuiliyaya (Puebla, circa 1680–1700)
Frances Karttunen and James Lockhart, Nahuatl in the Middle Years: Language Contact Phenomena in Texts of the Colonial Period, Linguistics 85 (Los Angeles, University of California Publications, 1976), Doc. 9.

Attestations from sources in Spanish: 

ypan axnotzin mehuiltitiuh ymactzinco yetia yahui çano ymactzinco = [Maria] iba montada sobre su asno y en sus manos llevaba una llave (Tlaxcala, 1662–1692)
Juan Buenaventura Zapata y Mendoza, Historia cronológica de la Noble Ciudad de Tlaxcala, transcripción paleográfica, traducción, presentación y notas por Luis Reyes García y Andrea Martínez Baracs (Tlaxcala y México: Universidad Autónoma de Tlaxcala, Secretaría de Extensión Universitaria y Difusión Cultural, y Centro de Investigaciones y Estudios Superiores en Antropología Social, 1995), 352–353.