Tagalog edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Proto-Philippine *kania.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧ni‧ya
  • IPA(key): /kaniˈa/, [kɐˈɲa]

Determiner edit

kaniyá (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜈᜒᜌ)

  1. his; her
  2. (colloquial) its

Pronoun edit

kaniyá (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜈᜒᜌ)

  1. his; her; hers
    • 1752, Francisco de San José, Arte y reglas de la lengua Tagala:
      Magcano cayá ang quinoha mong salap sa caniya?
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)
  2. (colloquial) it
Derived terms edit
See also edit

Etymology 2 edit

Univerbation of 'ka niya, with 'ka from wika.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: ka‧ni‧ya
  • IPA(key): /ˈkania/, [ˈka.ɲɐ]

Particle edit

kániyá (Baybayin spelling ᜃᜈᜒᜌ)

  1. Alternative form of 'ka niya