Ilocano edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From data (we (dual)) + -yo (you (plural)). Compare Pangasinan sikatayo (sikata + yo), Kapampangan katamu (kata + mu), and Tagalog tayo.[1]

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /dataˈjo/, [dɐ.tɐˈjo], [dɐ.tɐˈju]
  • Hyphenation: da‧ta‧yo

Pronoun edit


  1. First-person plural inclusive absolutive independent pronoun; we (including you); us (including you)
    Synonym: sitayo
    Datayo ti mangayo.We are the ones who will gather wood.

Derived terms edit

See also edit

References edit

  1. ^ Liao, Hsiu-chuan. (2006) A Typology of First Person Dual Pronouns in Philippine Languages and Their Reconstructibility, The Tenth International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics. [1]