mio

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See also: Mio, mio-, and mío

Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mio

  1. my, mine

Istriot[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mio

  1. alternative form of meîo
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 29:
      Ti son la manduleîna del mio core;
      You are the almond of my heart;

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin meus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mio (first-person singular possessive of masculine singular, of feminine singular mia, of masculine plural miei, of feminine plural mie)

  1. (used attributively) my; of mine
    casa mia — “my house”
    i miei figli — “my children”
    le mie macchine — “my cars”
  2. (used predicatively) mine
    Sono i miei. — “They are mine.”
  3. (used substantively) mine; the thing belonging to me
    Il mio è.... — “Mine is....”

Usage notes[edit]

  • (attributively): When used before most nouns, the forms of mio take the corresponding definite or indefinite article (a form of il or of un). When used after the modified noun or before a noun denoting a close family member, articles are not used.
    il mio cane — “my dog”
    la mia foto — “my photo”
    i miei figli — “my children”
    le mie macchine — “my cars”
    ... mio — “...of mine”
    ... mia — “...of mine”
    ... miei — “...of mine”
    ... mie — “...of mine”
    mio zio — “my uncle”
    mia madre — “my mother”
  • (predicatively): When used predicatively, the definite article is not used.
  • (substantively): When used substantively, the definite article is used.

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Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin meus. Compare Italian mio.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mìo (first-person singular possessive of masculine singular, of feminine singular mìa, of masculine plural mìeje, of feminine plural mèje or mèe)

  1. my
    ‘O Sole Mio — “Sun of Mine” (title of an aria)

Coordinate terms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mìo (first-person singular possessive of masculine singular, of feminine singular mìa, of masculine plural mìeje, of feminine plural mèje or mèe)

  1. mine (possessive)

Coordinate terms[edit]

Number Person Nominative Accusative Dative Reflexive Possessive Prepositional
singular first-person io (i') me mìo, mìa, mieje, meje me, méne
second-person, familiar tu te tùjo, tòja, tùoje, tòje te, téne
second-person, formal vuje ve vuósto, vósta, vuóste, vóste vuje
third-person, masculine ìsso 'o, 'u (lo, lu) 'i, 'e (li, le) se sùjo, sòja, sùoje, sòje ìsso
third-person, feminine éssa 'a (la) 'e (le) éssa
plural first-person nuje ce nuósto, nòsta, nuóste, nòste nuje
second-person, plural vuje ve vuósto, vòsta, vuóste, vòste vuje
third-person, masculine ìsse 'i, 'e (li, le) llòro se llòro (invariable) llòro
third-person, feminine llòro 'e (le)

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

mio

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of miar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *milъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mîo/
  • Hyphenation: mi‧o

Adjective[edit]

mȉo (definite mȉlī, comparative miliji, Cyrillic spelling ми̏о)

  1. dear
  2. kind

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

mio

  1. Misspelling of mío.

Interjection[edit]

mio

  1. meow (sound of a cat)