See also: sīyǎ, siþa, síya, and Siya

AsturianEdit

NounEdit

siya f (plural siyes)

  1. Alternative form of siella

BalineseEdit

RomanizationEdit

siya

  1. Romanization of ᬲᬶᬬ

BambaraEdit

NounEdit

siya

  1. tribe, race, ethnic group

Bikol CentralEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia. Compare Indonesian ia, Maori ia.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: si‧ya
  • IPA(key): /si ˈja/
  • IPA(key): /siˈa/, [ˈʃa] (relaxed pronunciation)

PronounEdit

siya (third person personal pronoun, objective and nominative case, common gender)

  1. he; she
    Filipino siya.
    S/he is a Filipino.

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CebuanoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

Pronunciation 1Edit

  • Hyphenation: si‧ya
  • IPA(key): /si ˈja/, [s̪ɪ ˈja]

PronounEdit

siya

  1. he or she
  2. this, that
    1. (personal) used to refer to a singular person or animal at a distance from the speaker regardless of its gender
    2. (demonstrative) used when avoiding to mention a person by name
    3. (demonstrative) used to demonstrate different objects

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Etymology 2Edit

From Spanish silla (chair), from Latin sella (seat).

Pronunciation 2Edit

  • Hyphenation: si‧ya
  • IPA(key): /ˈsi ja/, [ˈs̪i jʌ]

NounEdit

siya

  1. a chair

Eastern Huasteca NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish silla

NounEdit

siya

  1. chair

HiligaynonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia.

PronounEdit

siya

  1. he

KaraoEdit

PronounEdit

siya

  1. (interrogative) who

Limos KalingaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

siyá

  1. correct

TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(si-)ia, from Proto-Austronesian *(si-)ia. Compare Bikol Central siya, Cebuano siya, Indonesian ia, Maori ia, and Waray-Waray hiya.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: si‧ya
  • IPA(key): /siˈa/, [ˈʃa]

PronounEdit

siyá

  1. he; she (third person singular animate personal pronoun)
    Pilipino siya.
    S/he is a Filipino.
  2. (colloquial) it (third person singular inanimate personal pronoun)
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NounEdit

siyá

  1. the one; the identical one; the very same
    Ang belong ito ay siyang ginawa ng kanyang lola.
    This veil is the very same one which her grandmother made.
Derived termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

siyá

  1. so! well!
    Synonym: aba

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Spanish silla. Doublet of silya.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: si‧ya
  • IPA(key): /ˈsia/, [ˈsiɐ]
  • IPA(key): /si ˈja/, [sɪ ˈja]

NounEdit

siya or siyá

  1. saddle
    Synonyms: montura, (of a bicycle) sintadera
    siya ng kabayohorse saddle
    siya ng bisikletabicycle saddle
    • 1989, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Thelma B. Kintanar, transl., Daigdig ng Tao, Solidaridad Publishing House, page 30:
      Nakasabit sa dingding ang mga siya ng kabayo na may iba-ibang palawit na estribo.
      The horse saddles with different stirrups are hanging on the wall.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: si‧ya
  • IPA(key): /si ˈja/, [sɪ ˈja]

NounEdit

siyá

  1. satisfaction; pleasure; contentment
    Synonyms: lugod, kaluguran, kasiyahan
  2. (obsolete) decision; determination (only used in pasiya)
  3. (obsolete) sufficiency; adequacy (only used in kasiya)
Derived termsEdit

TauyaEdit

NounEdit

siya

  1. salt
    siya ya'e : the ocean (literally: salt water)

ReferencesEdit

  • Lorna MacDonald, A Grammar of Tauya

Tetelcingo NahuatlEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish silla, from Latin sella.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

siya (plural siyajte)

  1. chair
    Synonym: sieta
  2. saddle

ReferencesEdit

  • Brewer, Forrest; Brewer, Jean G. (1962) Vocabulario mexicano de Tetelcingo, Morelos: Castellano-mexicano, mexicano-castellano (Serie de vocabularios indígenas Mariano Silva y Aceves; 8)‎[1] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: El Instituto Lingüístico de Verano en coordinación con la Secretaría de Educación Pública a través de la Dirección General de Internados de Enseñanza Primaria y Educación Indígena, published 1971, pages 91, 222