achichincle

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Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Classical Nahuatl āchichinqui, from ātl (water) + chichinqui (sucker, sucking), the original sense was that of a mine operator which oversaw the contention of underground water in mine shafts.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): a.tʃi.ˈtʃiŋ.kle/

Noun[edit]

achichincle m (plural achichincles)

  1. (pejorative, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico) minion, servant