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don Juan de Tovar was the son of don Miguel de Alvarado Oquiztzin; don Juan worked at the main friary of the Franciscans in Mexico City; his mother was a resident of Santa María Cuepopan and she was a merchant's daughter; this don Juan would have two daughters, doña María Egipciaca (she married a Spaniard named Blas Vásquez, a merchant in San Juan Ohtlipan) and doña Bárbara (who married her uncle, don Antonio Valeriano, governor and judge in Azcapotzalco and had a son don Nicolás Valeriano).
(central Mexico, seventeenth century)
Codex Chimalpahin: Society and Politics in Mexico Tenochtitlan, Tlatelolco, Culhuacan, and Other Nahuatl Altepetl in Central Mexico; The Nahuatl and Spanish Annals and Accounts Collected and Recorded by don Domingo de San Antón Muñón Chimalpahin Quauhtlehuanitzin, eds. and transl. Arthur J. O. Anderson and Susan Schroeder (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1997), vol. 2, 102–103.

Juan de Tovar was a "celebrated Jesuit nahuatlato"
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), 23.

traitor
(a loanword from Spanish)

sugar mill
(a loanword from Spanish)

a copy or a translation of a document, such as a bill of sale or a testament
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
treita

thirty

Orthographic Variants: 
tribotario

tribute payer
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
triboton, triboto

tributes, taxes
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
terico, trico

wheat

trinity
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
descalços

an group of friars linked to the Franciscans; also called the Redemption of Captives
(a loanword from Spanish)

(early seventeenth century, central New Spain)
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), 204–205.

a wind instrument
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
tronpeta, tropeta

trumpet, horn (see attestations)
(a loanword from Spanish)

tomb
(a loanword from Spanish)

a tomb, tumulus, burial mound
(a loanword from Spanish)

tunic(s)

Here in This Year: Seventeenth-Century Nahuatl Annals of the Tlaxcala-Puebla Valley, ed. and transl. Camilla Townsend, with an essay by James Lockhart (Stanford: Stanford University Press, 2010), 88–95.