See also: sīyǎ, siþa, síya, and Siya

Asturian edit

Noun edit

siya f (plural siyes)

  1. Alternative form of siella

Balinese edit

Romanization edit

siya

  1. Romanization of ᬲᬶᬬ

Bambara edit

Noun edit

siya

  1. tribe, race, ethnic group

Bikol Central edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

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

Pronoun edit

siyá (Basahan spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  1. he; she (third person personal pronoun)
    Filipino siya.S/he is a Filipino.
    Siya sana an nakapasar sa pinakamasakit na exam.
    S/he the only one who passed the hardest exam.

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Cebuano edit

Etymology 1 edit

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

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

siyá (Badlit spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  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 2 edit

Borrowed from Spanish silla (chair).

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: si‧ya
  • IPA(key): /ˈsija/, [ˈs̪i.ʌ]

Noun edit

síya (Badlit spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  1. a chair
    Synonym: lingkoranan

Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl edit

Etymology edit

From Spanish silla.

Noun edit

siya

  1. chair

Hiligaynon edit

Etymology 1 edit

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

Pronunciation edit

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

Pronoun edit

siyá

  1. he; she

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Spanish silla.

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

síya

  1. chair
    Synonym: lingkoranan

Karao edit

Pronoun edit

siya

  1. (interrogative) who

Limos Kalinga edit

Adjective edit

siyá

  1. correct

Tagalog edit

Etymology 1 edit

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 forms edit

  • syainformal
  • s'yacontraction
  • xatext messaging

Pronunciation edit

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

Pronoun edit

siyá (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  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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Noun edit

siyá (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  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 terms edit

Interjection edit

siyá (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  1. so! well!
    Synonym: aba

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Spanish silla. Doublet of silya.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: si‧ya
  • IPA(key): /ˈsia/, [ˈsi.ɐ]
  • IPA(key): /siˈa/, [sɪˈa]

Noun edit

siya or siyá (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  1. saddle
    Synonyms: montura, (of a bicycle) sintadera
    siya ng kabayohorse saddle
    siya ng bisikletabicycle saddle
    • 1989, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, translated by Thelma B. Kintanar, 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.
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Etymology 3 edit

From Hokkien (siā, regards to; thanks; gratefulness), according to Manuel (1948).

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

siyá (Baybayin spelling ᜐᜒᜌ)

  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 terms edit

Further reading edit

  • siya”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018
  • Manuel, E. Arsenio (1948) Chinese elements in the Tagalog language: with some indication of Chinese influence on other Philippine languages and cultures and an excursion into Austronesian linguistics, Manila: Filipiniana Publications, page 107

Tauya edit

Noun edit

siya

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

References edit

  • Lorna MacDonald, A Grammar of Tauya

Tetelcingo Nahuatl edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish silla, from Latin sella.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

siya (plural siyajte)

  1. chair
    Synonym: sieta
  2. saddle

References edit

  • 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

Zazaki edit

Etymology edit

Related to Persianسیاه(siyâh).

Adjective edit

siya

  1. black