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See also: ziō, zi'o, and Zio

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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin thius, from Ancient Greek θεῖος (theîos). Compare Spanish tío, Portuguese tio, Sicilian ziu, Sardinian tiu or tziu, Venetian sio

PronunciationEdit

  • (Central and Southern Italy, standard) IPA(key): /ˈtsio/
  • (Northern Italy) IPA(key): /ˈdzio/

NounEdit

zio m (plural zii, feminine zia)

  1. uncle (male relative)
  2. (slang) dude

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