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.
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.
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.