chilaquiles etymology

English word chilaquiles comes from Classical Nahuatl atl, Classical Nahuatl chilli (Chili, chili pepper.), Classical Nahuatl chīlli, Classical Nahuatl ācōcīllin

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Detailed word origin of chilaquiles

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
atl Classical Nahuatl (nci) (it is) the ninth of the twenty day signs of the tōnalpōhualli; a stream of water. (it is) water. (metaphor) (it is) urine.
chilli Classical Nahuatl (nci) Chili, chili pepper.
chīlli Classical Nahuatl (nci)
ācōcīllin Classical Nahuatl (nci)
chīlātl Classical Nahuatl (nci)
chilaquiles Spanish (spa) Chilaquiles.
chilaquiles English (eng) A traditional Mexican dish of fried tortilla chips topped with salsa.

Words with the same origin as chilaquiles

Descendants of atl
altepetl axolotl
Descendants of chilli
chili enchilada whole enchilada
Descendants of chīlli
chipotle