tio

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish tío.

NounEdit

tio m ‎(plural tios)

  1. uncle
  2. (colloquial) dude; pal, when addressing them.

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EsperantoEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

Esperanto ti- (demonstrative correlative prefix) + -o (correlative suffix of objects)

PronounEdit

tio (plural tioj, accusative singular tion, accusative plural tiojn)

  1. that [thing] (demonstrative correlative of objects)

Usage notesEdit

As with other correlatives of objects, and unlike English that, tio always functions as a noun, never an adjective.

When combined with ĉi, the adverbial particle of proximity, ĉi tio or tio ĉi means "this [thing]".

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GalloEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin clausus (compare French clos), perfect passive participle of claudō, claudere ‎(shut, close).

NounEdit

tio m (plural tios)

  1. (agriculture) enclosure, field

MaoriEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian (compare Hawaiian kio, Indonesian tiram).

NounEdit

tio

  1. oyster

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse tíu, from Proto-Germanic *tehun, from Proto-Indo-European *déḱm̥t.

NumeralEdit

tīo

  1. ten

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese tio, tyo, from Late Latin thius, from Ancient Greek θεῖος ‎(theîos). Compare Spanish tío, Italian zio, Sardinian tiu.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tio m (plural tios, feminine tia, feminine plural tias)

  1. uncle (brother of someone’s father or mother, or an aunt’s husband)
  2. (slang) uncle (term of address for an older man)

DescendantsEdit

  • Kabuverdianu: tiu

SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtiːˌʊ/, /ˈtiːˌɛ/
  • (file)

NumeralEdit

tio

  1. (cardinal) ten

Related termsEdit

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