See also: Kîo, ki'o, and kiò

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkio/
  • Hyphenation: ki‧o
  • Rhymes: -io
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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 pronoun, never an adjective.
  • The plural forms kioj and kiojn are nonstandard and rare.

HawaiianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Indonesian tiram, Maori tio).

NounEdit

kio

  1. mollusc
  2. oyster

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hokkien 轿 (kiō, “palanquin”).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkio̯]
  • Hyphenation: kio

NounEdit

kio (plural, first-person possessive kioku, second-person possessive kiomu, third-person possessive kionya)

  1. palanquin.
    Synonym: tandu

Further readingEdit


LovonoEdit

NounEdit

kio

  1. chicken

ReferencesEdit


Maore ComorianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From -kia (hear).

NounEdit

kio class 5 (plural mahio class 6)

  1. ear

ReferencesEdit

  • kio” in Outils & Ressources pour l'Exploitation de la Langue Comorienne, 2008.

MarshalleseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kio

  1. orange colored

NounEdit

kio

  1. the color orange

ReferencesEdit


VolapükEdit

AdverbEdit

kio

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