(a loanword from Spanish)

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Centlamantli acuetzpali muchiua yn vmpa Egipto, atlan nemi cenca temamauhti yn itlachieliz vel yuhquin tzitzimitl, itoca cocodrillo, yuhquin cuetzpali yc mamaye, auh cenca veytemahmauhti yn ixincayo. Quilmach ceppa cani monamicque coyotl, yhuan ynyn acuetzpali motlatzouilique ytechpa yn intlacamecayo. = The crocodile is an animal from Egypt, frightful in appearance, and monstrous, like a lizard, its skin is frightening with wrinkles and scales, it is huge and misshapen. They say that on one occasion a context took place between this creature and a fox about the nobility and their ancestral line....(sixteenth century, central Mexico)
Aesop in Mexico: A 16th Century Aztec Version of Aesop's Fables; text with German and English translation, eds. Gerdt Kutscher, Gordon Brotherston, Günter Vollmer (Berlin: Gebr. Mann, 1987), 68.