mio

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See also: Mio, mio-, and mío

Asturian[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
    ‘O Sole Mio — “Sun of Mine” (title of an aria)
    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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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. Common misspelling of mío.

Interjection[edit]

mio

  1. meow (sound of a cat)