Tarascan

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Spanish tarasco, from a Purepecha word meaning indistinctly "father-in-law" or "son-in-law".

NounEdit

Tarascan (plural Tarascans)

  1. A member of the Purepecha people.

Proper nounEdit

Tarascan

  1. The Purepecha language.

Usage notesEdit

  • The term Purepecha is now usually preferred, since it is the people's own name for themselves.
Last modified on 20 May 2013, at 01:11