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I started wondering about long-established loanwords from the Spanish language. It's easy to find some lists of same, but not with dates of attribution. Here's a great list from Wiktionary.

Had any Spanish words had been adopted into Russian before 1800? I wouldn't be too surprised if not; the majority appear to be more recent.

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  • Aaron, your question is basically about a list of words, it usually does not work well as a question. Please, try to google "слова испанского происхождения в русском языке" – shabunc Jan 5 '19 at 7:43
  • @shabunc Thank you. I rephrased it more directly about the date of interest. I believe that there are few-to-no such words. – Aaron Brick Jan 5 '19 at 7:52
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    @shabunc I don't have a source for the dates the words entered Russian. – Aaron Brick Jan 5 '19 at 7:57
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    ru.wiktionary.org/wiki/… – Elena Jan 5 '19 at 8:11
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    the answer to your question the way it is put is "yes", гитара being one example. It does not make an interesting answer, though, and asking for a list of all those words is off topic, I'm afraid. A better question I think would be how did it happen that Spanish and not some other language words end up meaning what they mean in Russian, and what are the lexical strata we should be looking in for these words. – Quassnoi Jan 5 '19 at 22:27