Spanish Loanwords

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to collect
(a loan verb from Spanish, cobrar)

Caterina Pizzigoni, ed., Testaments of Toluca (Stanford: Stanford University Press and UCLA Latin American Center Publications, 2007), 34.

a coach, horse-drawn vehicle (see attestations)

cochineal, a red textile dye of indigenous origin obtained by crushing insects which feed on the nopal cactus
(a loanword from Spanish)

The Tlaxcalan Actas: A Compendium of the Records of the Cabildo of Tlaxcala (1545-1627), eds. James Lockhart, Frances Berdan, and Arthur J.O. Anderson (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1986), 153.

Orthographic Variants: 
cochinito

pig

kitchen
(a loanword from Spanish)

cook, chef
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
cocodrillo

crododile

Orthographic Variants: 
codicilio

codicil, will, testament
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
cofrades

member of a lay brotherhood, member of a cofradia
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
cobratia, cofrandi, confraria, confradia

lay brotherhood, confraternity (see attestations)

Orthographic Variants: 
cohuete

fireworks
(a loanword from Spanish)

This indigenous community appears in a Relación Geográfica in a region that is now part of Mexican state of Morelos.

Matrícula de Tributos (Tribute Roll), Digital World Library, http://www.wdl.org/en/item/3248/pages.html#volume/1/page/5.

Orthographic Variants: 
coxin

a cushion
(a loanword from Spanish)

pad (on a horse's back, for riding)
(a loanword from Spanish)

a side altar piece

mattress
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
colegios, golesio, collegio

the school, a school
(a loanword from Spanish)

yellow fever (partly a loanword from Spanish, colera, cholera) (20th c., Milpa Alta)
Los cuentos en náhuatl de Doña Luz Jiménez, recop. Fernando Horcasitas y Sarah O. de Ford (México: UNAM, 1979), 36–37.

a type of cabbage (?)
(partly a loanword from Spanish, coles, cabbages, plus quiyotl, stem or sprout of a plant)

a small cabbage (partly a loanword from Spanish, coles, cabbages)

female ritual coparent
(a loanword from Spanish)

Caterina Pizzigoni, ed., Testaments of Toluca (Stanford: Stanford University Press and UCLA Latin American Center Publications, 2007), 248.

comet
(a loanword from Spanish)

a badge
(a loanword from Spanish)

(central Mexico, 1612)
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), 230–231.

commissary, commissioner, delegate, deputy, manager, superintendent, captain, commissioner
(a loanword from Spanish)

commission
(a loanword from Spanish)

as, like
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
conpadre

male ritual co-parent, co-godfather
(a loanword from Spanish)

Caterina Pizzigoni, ed., Testaments of Toluca (Stanford: Stanford University Press and UCLA Latin American Center Publications, 2007), 248.

co-parenthood, a fictive kinship within the Catholic church (see Molina)
(at root, a loanword from Spanish)