Spanish Loanwords | R

Letter R: Displaying 21 - 35 of 35
Orthographic Variants: 
resbuso, reposo, resposo, respoxo, rexponso, rrespos, respoços, reposalio

responsory prayer; this was requested often in humble people's testaments in lieu of a mass, which was more expensive
Miriam Melton-Villanueva, The Aztecs at Independence: Nahua Culture Makers in Central Mexico, 1799–1832 (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2016), 112.

resurrection
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
letablo, rretablo, letapro, letabro, retapritos, retablotzin, retablotin

altarpiece
(a loanword from Spanish)

rhetoric
Fr. Bernardino de Sahagún, Florentine Codex: General History of the Things of New Spain; Book 6 -- Rhetoric and Moral Philosophy, No. 14, Part 7, eds. and transl. Arthur J. O. Anderson and Charles E. Dibble (Santa Fe and Salt Lake City: School of American Research and the University of Utah, 1961), 1.

Orthographic Variants: 
ley, leyex, reyes, reyestin

king
(a loanword from Spanish)

queen
(a loanword from Spanish)

prayed (a type of Catholic mass)
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
reçaCo

a lag; an overdue sum, such as when tributes are in arrears

Orthographic Variants: 
Rivas

a Spanish family name; one [don?] Hernando de Ribas was a trilingual Nahua who collaborated with Alonso de Molina, the sixteenth-century Franciscan lexicographer, as well as the Franciscan nahuatlato fray Juan de Gaona

See Sell's comments in Bartolomé de Alva, A Guide to Confession Large and Small in the Mexican Language, 1634, eds. Barry D. Sell and John Frederick Schwaller, with Lu Ann Homza (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1999), 20 and 28.

Rome, sometimes called an "altepetl"
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
rumano

a Roman, someone from Rome; or, Roman (adjective)
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
robilia

a short garment with sleeves, with parts that would hang down loose
(a loanword from Spanish) (see examples)

Orthographic Variants: 
rusario

rosary; Our Lady of the Rosary; rosary beads
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
RRS, RRs

abbreviation for the name Rodríguez
(a loanword from Spanish)