Spanish Loanwords | P

Letter P: Displaying 1 - 20 of 133
Orthographic Variants: 
pre, pe, presme, patresme, padreme, patre, Badre

father; priest
(a loanword from Spanish)

godparent
(a loanword from Spanish)

a pan, a metal pot
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
balacio, balaçio, falacio, palasio, palacion, pallacio

palace (a loanword from Spanish)

pallium, a pontifical ornament, worn by patriarchs and archbishops; a cloak, short mantle; a canopy; a premium or a plate given as a reward in horse racing; seemingly also the horse racing or horse spectacle itself
(a loanword from Spanish)

stick, pole
(a loanword from Spanish)

wheat bread
(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), 229.

woolens, cloth
(a loanword from Spanish)

for
(a loanword from Spanish)

a place were cattle are corralled; or, the dam of a river or channel of water
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
paraiso

paradise
(a loanword from Spanish)

Louise M. Burkhart, Before Guadalupe: The Virgin Mary in Early Colonial Nahuatl Literature, Institute for Mesoamerican Studies Monograph 13 (Albany: University at Albany, 2001), 95–96.

dark in color; brown, gray
(a loanword from Spanish)

couple, pair
(a loanword from Spanish)

pair, paired, equal
(a loanword from Spanish

Orthographic Variants: 
parrapho

paragraph
(a loanword from Spanish)

part
(a loanword from Spanish)

raisin
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
pasato

past, referring to an official who has served in a previous year
(a loanword from Spanish; an adjective)

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), 229.

to pass
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
xochipascua, Pasqua, pascoa

Easter
(a loanword from Spanish)