Spanish words we got of Nahuatl origin VM#37

Hey peeps! So, I have decided to post Viernes Mexicano the first friday of every month, I hope it works better.

Anyway, today I´ll give you a list of some spanish words that came from the nahuatl language.

  • Tecolote (owl)
  • Jitomate (tomato)
  • Camote (sweet potato)
  • Jícama (fruit)
  • Atole (a cornmeal drink)
  • Elote (maize)
  • Nixtamal (hominy paste)
  • Popocatépetl (a volcano)
  • Tlaxcala (a state)
  • Escuincle (a child)
  • Huaraches (sandals)
  • Papalote (kite)
  • Tianguis (open air market)
  • Coyote (an animal)
  • Huitlacoche (corn smut)
  • Chicle (chewing gum)
  • Guatemala (a country)
  • Chamaco (boy)
  • Mecate (rope)
  • Cuate (fraternal twin/friend)

Well, that´s all cuates! Have a nice day! 😀

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14 thoughts on “Spanish words we got of Nahuatl origin VM#37

  1. badatgaming130 March 4, 2016 / 5:10 pm

    I laughed at “corn smut”. XD

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    • badatgaming130 March 4, 2016 / 5:10 pm

      Aka Huitaloche or however its spelled xD

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      • OY30 March 4, 2016 / 5:14 pm

        Huitlacoche*

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      • badatgaming130 March 4, 2016 / 7:04 pm

        Lol sorry I cant spell that I was just busy laughing because of what the word meant lol

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