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See also: Kîo and ki'o

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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ki- (interrogative and relative correlative prefix) +‎ -o (correlative suffix of objects).

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

kio (accusative singular kion)

  1. what (the interrogative and relative correlative of objects)
  2. which
    Mi daŭrigis mian laboron, ĝis kiam iu knabo aŭ virino diris "bagus, bagus", kio signifas "tre bela".
    I continued my work, until some boy or woman said "bagus, bagus", which means "very pretty".

Derived termsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Like other correlatives of objects, and unlike English what, kio always functions as a noun, never an adjective.
  • The plural forms kioj and kiojn are nonstandard and rare.

HawaiianEdit

Maore ComorianEdit

NounEdit

kio class 5 (plural makio class 6)

  1. ear

VolapükEdit

AdverbEdit

kio

  1. how (used as modifier to indicate surprise, delight or other strong feeling)