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EtymologyEdit

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 mineshafts.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.tʃi.ˈtʃiŋ.kle/

NounEdit

achichincle m ‎(plural achichincles)

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