See also: tio-, tío, and tió

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish tío.

NounEdit

tio m (plural tios)

  1. uncle
  2. (colloquial) dude; pal, when addressing them.

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EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Esperanto ti- (demonstrative correlative prefix) + -o (correlative suffix of objects)

PronounEdit

tio (plural tioj, accusative singular tion, accusative plural tiojn)

  1. that [thing] (demonstrative correlative of objects)

Usage notesEdit

As with other correlatives of objects, and unlike English that, tio always functions as a noun, never an adjective.

When combined with ĉi, the adverbial particle of proximity, ĉi tio or tio ĉi means "this [thing]".

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GalloEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin clausus (compare French clos), perfect passive participle of claudō, claudere (shut, close).

NounEdit

tio m (plural tios)

  1. (agriculture) enclosure, field

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Hawaiian kio, Indonesian tiram).

NounEdit

tio

  1. oyster

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tíu.

NumeralEdit

tīo

  1. ten

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese tio, tyo, from Late Latin thius, from Ancient Greek θεῖος (theîos). Compare Spanish tío, Italian zio, Sardinian tiu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tio m (plural tios, feminine tia, feminine plural tias)

  1. uncle (brother of someone's father or mother, or an aunt's husband)

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tíu, from Proto-Germanic *tehun (ten), from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t (ten). Cognate with Icelandic tíu, Faroese tíggju, Norwegian ti, Danish ti and English ten.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtiːˌʊ/, /ˈtiːˌɛ/
  • (file)

NumeralEdit

tio

  1. (cardinal) ten

Related termsEdit

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Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 19:01