Spanish Loanwords | Y

Letter Y: Displaying 1 - 7 of 7

and
(a loanword from Spanish)

Evangelista
(a loanword from Spanish)

Orthographic Variants: 
yecamecayo cauallo

a horse muzzle or chin strap (see Molina)
(partly a Spanish loanword, caballo, horse)

Orthographic Variants: 
yehua

mare
(a loanword from Spanish)

the trinity of God (see Molina)
(partly a loanword from Spanish, dios, God)

life force plus the Spanish loanword ánima (soul, spirit), equating to the Christian sense of soul

Stafford Poole, C.M., "Christian Terms in Nahuatl," n.p., n.d.

Orthographic Variants: 
yonta, yota, yotan, yontas

a yoke (of oxen); or, a measure of land, perhaps the amount a yoke of oxen could plow
(a loanword from Spanish)