Ilocano edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /sitaˈjo/, [si.tɐˈjo], [si.tɐˈju]
  • Hyphenation: si‧ta‧yo

Pronoun edit


  1. (regional) First-person plural inclusive absolutive independent pronoun; we (including you); us (including you)
    Synonym: datayo

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]