See also: tiu, Tiu, and ti'u

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin thius, from Ancient Greek θεῖος (theîos). Compare Spanish tío.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtiu/, [ˈt̪iu̯]

NounEdit

tíu m sg (feminine singular tía, masculine plural tíos, feminine plural tíes)

  1. uncle

IcelandicEdit

Icelandic cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 11  > 
    Cardinal : tíu
    Ordinal : tíundi

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tíu, from Proto-Germanic *tehun (ten), from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥ (ten). Cognate with Faroese tíggju, Swedish tio, Danish ti and English ten.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

tíu

  1. ten; the cardinal number after níu (nine) and before ellefu (eleven).

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


Old NorseEdit

Old Norse cardinal numbers
 <  9 10 11  > 
    Cardinal : tíu
    Ordinal : tíundi

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *tehun (ten), from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥ (ten).

NumeralEdit

tíu

  1. ten

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: tíu
  • Faroese: tíggju
  • Norn: ti
  • Norwegian: ti
  • Old Swedish: tīo, tīu
  • Danish: ti
  • Gutnish: tei, teiå, teiu

ReferencesEdit

  • tíu in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.